Fall 2014 Science Seminars

All Seminars will be held each THURSDAY in Powell Hall Auditorium at 4pm. Powell Hall is located next door to the Bailey Science Center

August 28

Spatial Distribution of Spanish Moss

Dr. Corey Anderson, Valdosta State University

Hosting Dept: Biology

September 4

Tales from the Crypt – Using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) in cemetery studies

Dr. Donald M. Thieme, VSU Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

Hosting Dept: Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

September 11


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Hosting Dept:

September 18

Population Dynamics of Troglobitic Species in a Florida Cave System

Dr. Mike Stine, North Florida Community College

Hosting Dept: Biology

September 25

Causes and Locations of Modern Extinction in North American Freshwater Fishes

Noel Burkhead, USGS

Hosting Dept: Biology

October 2

Teaching at the Peer Review Level: Projects with Students

Dr. Thomas Manning, VSU Department of Chemistry

Hosting Dept: Chemistry

October 9

Identification and functional analysis of effectors from Hemileia vastatrix, the causal agent

of the coffee rust

Dr. Thiago Maia, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA

Hosting Dept: Biology
October 16

Organoimido Functionalization of Polyoxometalates: New Molecular Metal-Oxide Building Blocks

for Materials and Energy Research

Dr. Dean Duncan, VSU Chemistry Department

Hosting Dept: Chemistry

October 23                   

Distribution, abundance, and community structure of sharks and large teleost fishes

in Florida's Big Bend

Cheston Peterson, Florida State University

Hosting Dept: Biology

October 30



Hosting Dept: Biology

November 6

Reserved for Biology (Timothy Henkel)

Josh Reece, Valdosta State University

Hosting Dept: Biology

November 13


Dr Jim Nienow, Biology Department, VSU

Hosting Dept: Biology

November 20

Population Status and Management of American Shad in Georgia

Donald Harrison, Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Hosting Dept:Biology