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Biological Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

Seminars are 4 pm Wednesday,  Brown Hall Room 304.

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Presentation Title


Valentin Yakubenko, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Quillen College of Medicine

New Mechanism for Neutrophil-mediated Macrophage Recruitment to the Site of Inflammation


Matthew Zahner, Department of Health Sciences, ETSU

Are Chili Pepper Receptors at the Root of Cardiac Pain, or is It in Your Head? Characterizing the Role of the Hypothalamus in the Cardiogenic Sympathetic Afferent Reflex


Andrew Joyner, Department of Geosciences, ETSU

Biogeography, GIS, & Modeling: Technologies, Data, and Opportunities


Andreas Nebenfuehr, Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Tennessee

Walking to Work: Myosin Motor Proteins and their Effects in Plant Cells


Spring Break


Victoria Long, Graduate Student, Biological Sciences

The Effects of Elevation on Foraging Behavior of Bats in Southern Appalachia


Stella C. Ogbu, Graduate Student, Biomedical Sciences

Role of Topoisomerase II alpha (Top 2α) in DNA Damage Response Following Chronic Viral Infections


Brian L. Dempsey, Graduate Student, Biological Sciences

Predatory Cue from an Invasive Fish on a Larval Predator-naïve Salamander (Desmognathus quadramaculatus)

Cady Forgey, Graduate Student, Biomedical Sciences

Prevention of Chronic Inflammation by Targeting Macrophage Integrin αDβ2


Philip Allagas, Graduate Student, Biological Sciences

Assessing the Impact of Restored Wetlands on Bat Activity Over Nearby Farmlands

Travis L. Watson, Graduate Student, Biological Sciences

Effects of Pesticides and Pollination Gardens on Native Plant Communities


Daniel G. Blackburn, Department of Biology, Trinity College

Evolution of Viviparity and Fetal Nutritional Modes


Emily Hendrix, Graduate Student, Biological Sciences

Effects of Competition on the Reproduction and Ecology of Impatiens capensis and Impatiens pallida

Johnny Roden, Graduate Student, Biological Sciences

Determining Behavioral and Physiological Methods of Salinity Tolerance in Freshwater Bivalve Mollusks


Christopher Wheeler, Department of Biology, Tennessee Tech University

Are Suckers the Salmon of the South?  A Research Vision for Evaluating the Functional Role of Migratory Catostomids in Southeastern Freshwaters




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