PCB 4991/5991 Biology Seminar.

Fridays 12:30-1:30, Bldg. 58A, Room106


Joe Lepo                                                                     Dick Snyder

jlepo@uwf.edu                                                           rsnyder@uwf.edu

Bldg. 6                                                                         Bldg. 58 Rm. 62D






Jan 11



Organizational meeting for students receiving credit

Jan 18

Dr. Joan Henson

Montana State

A Microbial Observatory at Nymph Creek, an Acidic Thermal Stream in Yellowstone National Park

Jan 25

Bruce J. French

Gannett Fleming, Inc.

T.A.W.E.S.- An Engineered Tool to Aid Water Quality Management in Estuaries

Feb 1

Dr. John Lanza

Escambia County Department of Health

Public Health Potpourri.

Feb 8

Dr. Dean J. Burkin,

University of Illinois

The a7b1 integrin in development and disease

Feb 15

Dr. Ted Fox


Leaves that crawl:  Photosynthesis in a kleptoplastic mollusc

Feb 22

Dr. Wayne Bennett


The toughest aquatic vertebrate in North America

Mar 1

Dr. Joe Lepo


Dr. Richard Snyder


Biosurfactants: Biology and Application.

Pitcher Plant Prairie restoration

Mar 8




Mar 15


Mar 22

Dr. Chuck Hagedorn

VA Polytechnical Inst.

Fecal source tracking

Mar 29




Apr 5

Kevin Dillon

FSU Oceanography

Stable Nitrogen Isotopes: tracers of nitrogen sources and effects in the waters of Sarasota Bay.

Apr 12

Natalie K. Karouna-Renier

CEDB-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Life is so stressful.  What's a small fly to do

Apr 19

Dr. Emile M. Lores

USEPA Gulf Ecology Division

Annual cycle of phytoplankton, zooplankton, and water quality paramenters along a five station transect of Escambia Bay, FL

*MS Thesis Defense.

            Each student receiving credit for attending seminars is responsible for writing a paragraph summary of each speaker's presentation, finding a scientific research article based on the topic of the seminar and turning in a xerox of the title page along with the summary.  Summaries and the research articles are to be accumulated and turned in at the end of the semester.  Your grade will be determined by attendance (evidenced by turning in the summaries and title pages) and qualtiy of the written summaries.  Greater than 90% will be given an “A”, greater than 80% will be given a “B”, greater than 70% will be given a “C”.  Anything less is an “F”.


Everyone is invited to these seminars, encourage your friends to come along.