Current Seminars

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “Karenia brevis never read the textbook, didn’t attend lectures, and probably failed all its exams. Dinoflagellate chloroplast gene identification and analysis using next generation transcriptome sequencing”
    A. Bruce Cahoon

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “Finding the right wrench: a new model for XPC activity in DNA repair”
    Steven M. Shell

Friday, May 2, 2014

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “Eastman: Careers, Sustainability, and Environmental Stewardship”
    Amanda Sizemore Watts (Tennessee Eastman)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “The Signal Transduction and Medicinal Chemistry of the Biochemical Pathway Involving PKC, Ca2+, IP3, and DAG”
    Kinsey Hall (biochemistry seminar)

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “MMP-9, Thrombin, and their involvement in neurodegenerative disorders”
    Samantha Robinson (biochemistry seminar)

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

 1:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “Computational Neuroscience: Using Mathematica to Model Structures and Systems of the Human Brain”
    Joshua Ryan (FINS recipient for summer 2013)
  • “Louisiana Waterthrush Foraging”
    Skyla Slemp (FINS recipient for summer 2013)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

 1:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “Updating the Status of the Green Salamander in Southwest Virginia”
    Melissa Blackburn (FINS recipient for summer 2013)
  • “Outdoor Recreation and Health Indicators in Central Appalachia”
    Andrew Chapman (FINS recipient for summer 2013)

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Eastman Chemical Company: An Overview
    Jeremy Steach

 1:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “Color Variation in Fluorite”
    Hannah Bolling
  • “Motivating Factors in the Decision to Receive Breast Cancer Screening in Rural Virginia”
    Santana VanDyke

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

 1:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • “Chaucer's Parson and the Shadow of Wycliffitism: An Analysis of the Parson and His Tale in Light of the Proto-Reformation”
    Zachary Canter (Summer Scholar program)
  • “Cancer Resources and Patient Navigation in Southwest Virginia”
    Emma Spangler (Healthy Appalachia Institute Fellow)

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Regulation of Insulin Signaling and Glucose Transporter 4 (GLUT4) Exocytosis by Phosphatidyl 3,4,5-Triphosphate (PIP3) Phosphatase, Skeletal Muscle, and Kidney Enriched Inositol Polyphosphate Phosphatase (SKIP)
    Kinsey Hall (Junior Chemistry Seminars)

 1:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Potential Environmental Causes for Central Appalachia's Thyroid Hotspot
    Maddison Couch (Healthy Appalachia Institute fellow for summer 2013)
  • Microhabitat associations within a declining Appalachian endemic amphibian
    Jack Wayland (FINS recipient for summer 2013)

Monday, November 18, 2013

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Accuracy of bottled drinking water label content
    Melissa Blackburn (Junior Chemistry Seminars)
  • Microwave-Assisted Extraction for the Simultaneous Determination of Thiamethoxam, Imidacloprid, and Carbendazim Residues in Vegetable Samples
    Kara Couch (Junior Chemistry Seminars)

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

 1:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Global Health Initiative: Training Home-Based Carers in Limpopo
    Laura Stamper (Healthy Appalachia Institute)
  • Synthesis, characterization, and initial biophysical reactivity of [η6-(C6H6)Ru(curcuminoid)Cl] complexes
    Kinsey Hall (UVa Wise)

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Pathogenic prions deviate PrPC signaling in neuronal cells and impair A-beta clearance
    David Nauss (UVa Wise)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

 1:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Utilizing NASA Earth Observation to Determine Site Suitability for Green Energy Resources in Rwanda and Using Earth Observing Satellites to Characterize Drought Scenarios in Coahuila, Mexico
    NASA DEVELOP (Wise)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Chronic Gastrointestinal Inflammation Induces Anxiety-Like Behavior and Alters Central Nervous System Biochemistry in Mice
    Samantha Robinson (UVa Wise)

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Modern Microwave Spectroscopy and Its Application as an Analytic Tool for the Study of Gas Phase Systems.
    Galen Sedo (UVa Wise)

Friday, September 6, 2013

1:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Bioluminescence in Biomedical Research: Enzymes, Crystals and Mice. 
    Adam Spencer (UMass Amherst)

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Amphibians and Large, Infrequent Forest Disturbances: An Extreme Wind Event Facilitates Habitat Creation and Anuran Breeding.
    Walter H. Smith (UVa Wise) pdf

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

 12:00 PM, Lecture Hall Science 122

  • Involvement of the Clock Gene Rev-erb alpha in the Regulation of Glucagon Secretion in Pancreatic Alpha-Cells.  PLoS One. 2013 Jul 25;8(7):e69939
    Robin L. Woodard (UVa Wise)