BIOL 5800: Research Colloquium Schedule- Fall, 2017
Course web site: here
http://starklab.slu.edu/ResColloq/RCSyllabus.htm
Time & Location: Mondays, 1:30- 2:20 pm, BEB 306

**All faculty and students are invited on days of presentations

Date Presenter(s) Topic/Title

**28-Aug Bill Stark "Research on vision: A biology professor's perspective" pdf of slides, PodCast

4- Sep None Labor Day- No Colloquium

11-Sept
1. Who am I?, and what do I think about what makes for a good presentation
2. Group discussion of what makes a good presentation. For this discussion, it might help if you peruse the Assessment Report for last year's course
Here is a list of ideas we came up with

18-Sep Discussion of September1 and 8 Departmental Seminars

**25-Sept
Kasey Fowler-Finn (Biology, SLU) "Adaptation to a changing world" PodCast

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2-Oct
Paul Bracher (Chemistry, SLU) "Why did Nature Choose Potassium?"

**9-Oct
Michael Ariel (Pharm Phys SLU) "Illuminating the brain's Control of Eye Movements" pdf of slides, PodCast

**16-Oct
1. Alan Moss (Bernhardt lab) "Pollinator Systems in the Himalayan Region of China" pdf of slides, PodCast,
2. Brittany Mersman (Xu lab) ""Neuronal Development: Influencing Factors and Mechanisms" pdf of slides, PodCast,

23-Oct None, Fall Break

**30-Oct
1. Brigette Williams (Miller lab) "Investigation into the Genetic Basis of Leaf Shape Morphology in Grapes" pdf of slides
2. Konner Brennan (Bray-Speth lab) "Discipline-based biology education research: An analysis of active learning classrooms"

**6-Nov
1. Zachary Harris (Miller lab)
2. Kyle Pemberton (Xu lab)

** 13-Nov
Steve Blake (Biology SLU) topic aout migration and megafauna

**20-Nov
1. Shannon Kelly (Fisher lab)
2. Rachel Brant (Camilo lab)

**27-Nov
1. Shan Huang (Wang lab)
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**4-Dec
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**11-Dec
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