Fall 2016 Seminar ScheduleSchool of Biological Sciences, Louisiana Tech University

Seminars are held at 3:30 PM in Carson-Taylor

Hall, Room 227

(Except those noted with **UH below, which will be held in 134 University Hall)

Refreshments served at 3:15

Sept 12  

BISC Faculty

Louisiana Tech

Meet & Greet: Learn about research in the School of Biological Sciences

Sept 19

Ms. Demi Sandel (1)



Ms. Rachel Eddy (2)

Undergraduate students Louisiana Tech: BISC

(1)The role of CD24 in adipogenesis and the Baylor
SMART Program


(2)Obesity enhances tumorigenesis by inducing alterations of adipose stem cells through estrogen dependent pathway and my summer LBRN research experience

Sept 26  Dr. Gergana Nestorova

Assistant Professor

Louisiana Tech: BISC &

Lab-on-a-chip technology for integrated genomics analysis
Oct 03  Dr. Tom Bishop

Associate Professor

Louisiana Tech: Chemistry &

 Nucleosome positioning: What is it? & What's it look like in 3D?
Oct 10  Dr. Sally Entrekin Associate Professor U. Central Arkansas:
 Biological and ecological consequences of sub-lethal ion concentrations on microbial and macroinvertebrate detritivores
Oct 17   Dr. Ann Findley


ULM: Biology
 Comparative genomics analysis of actinobacteriophage as a research and teaching tool
Oct 24   Dr. Claude Bouchard **UH Professor

Pennington BMRC:

Human Genomics
 Physics, physiology and behavior as drivers of the obesity epidemic
Oct 31   Dr. Jacquelyn Grace

Assistant Professor

Texas A&M: Wildlife &

Fisheries Science
 Stress, death, and the "silver spoon": effects of early-life stress on lifetime morphology, mortality, and behavior in a semi-wild bird
Nov 07   Dr. Johnny Armstrong


Bayou Pathology
 Native forest restoration in Lincoln Parish (Wafer Creek Ranch)