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Fall 2014 Biology Department Club Meetings & Activities

August
8/27
10:00 AM   Chapel
Evolution & God: Dr. Deborah Haarsma, an MIT-trained Physicist and President of the Biologos Foundation, which explores the intersection of science and faith

8/29
10:00 AM     TBD
Beta Chi club meeting

September


9/15
7:00 - 8:00 PM     Beaman A&B
Vaughn Science Lecture
Dr. Randal Voss, Biology professor, University of Kentucky, will present: Axolotl Story: Enabling an Endangered Species for Human Health and Disease Research

9/19
10:00 - 10:50 AM     Neely Black & White
Summer Scholars Poster Session
showcasing the research conducted by students and faculty participating in the 2014 Summer Scholars Communities Program

9/19
11:00 - 11:50 AM     Wedgewood Conference Center 4094
Dr. John Niedzwiecki, Biology, and Dr. Wyeth Burgess, English, will present: Time, Real & Imagined: Shared Themes in Biology, Literature and Film

9/23
11:00 - 11:50 PM     Wedgewood Conference Center 4094
Dr. John Niedzwiecki, Biology, will present: Generations Enough & Time: Deep Past, Tiny Chances and Human Myopia

9/26
10:00 AM      TBD
Beta-Chi Club Meeting


October


10/6
10:00 AM     Beaman A&B
Wings to Soar Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Program -- hosted by ECO Environmental Club

10/8
10:00 AM     WAC4111
Neuroscience Seminar -- Dr. Yan Su, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will present: Mechanism of 8-Oxo-7, 8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine Bypass by Human DNA Polymerase n

10/17
10:00 AM     WAC4098
Biology Seminar -- Faith Rainey, Roche Diagnostics, will present: Biomedical Careers with a Bachelor's Degree

10/24

10:00 AM     TBD
Beta Chi club meeting

10/28

4:00 PM     WAC 1034
BMB Seminar -- Dr. Nicholas Reiter, Vanderbilt University, Biochemistry, will present:  Exploring the Structure and Function of Large Non-coding RNAs

November 

11/17

10:00 AM     WAC4098
Dr. Carol Robbins, University of Alabama at Birmingham, will discuss UAB's graduate program in Biotechnology

December


12/1
Science Undergraduate Research Symposium (SURS)
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4:00 PM   Keynote Address by Dr. David Strayer, Professor of Cognition and Neural Science, University of Utah, who will present: Why Talking to Your Car Can Drive You to Distraction

Student Poster Sessions     5:15 - 6:00 PM     WAC3001 and WAC4001 (Floor lobbies)

Student Oral Presentations    
5:30 PM     WAC4098, WAC5001, WAC5003, WAC5005, WAC5009, WAC5010



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