January 23, 2009

VSU Hosts Spring Seminar Series

VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University’s college of Arts and Sciences will host the Spriing 2009 Science Seminar Series at 4 p.m. on Thursdays this January through April.

The annual series will feature researchers from VSU, the University of Florida, Georgia Institute of Technology, Florida State University, the University of Georgia and Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory.

Visit http://www.valdosta.edu/cas/scisem/Spring09.shtml for more information on individual presentations.

Spring seminar schedule:

4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5
Powell Hall Auditorium
“Conservation Agriculture: Past, Present, and Future”
Paul M. White and Thomas L. Potter, Research Chemist USDA-ARS
Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory
Hosting Dept: Chemistry

4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12
Powell Hall Auditorium
“Modeling the Active Site of Nickel-Containing Superoxide Dismutase: A New Role for Nickel in Biology”
Dr. Todd C. Harrop, Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia
Hosting Dept: Chemistry

4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19
Powell Hall Auditorium
“Achieving Sustainability through Revolutions in End-Use Applications of Thermal Energy”
Dr. Srinivas Garimella
Director of Sustainable Thermal Systems Laboratory
School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech
Hosting Dept: Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences - Engineering Studies Program

4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26
Powell Hall Auditorium
Topic: TBA
Dr. Donald Thieme, Valdosta State University
Hosting Dept: Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences

4 p.m. Thursday, March 5
Powell Hall Auditorium
“A time scale model for interacting wild and transgenic mosquito population”
Dr. Billy Jackson, Valdosta State University
Hosting Dept: Math & Computer Science

4 p.m. Thursday, March 12
Bailey Science Building Auditorium Room 1011
Topic: TBA
Jason G. Romine, Ph.D.
Florida Program for Shark Research Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
Hosting Dept: Biology

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