Calendar of Events

Professor Camelia Maier, Ph.D., presents her research to the public during TWU's Pioneer Research at the Mall event.
Professor Camelia Maier, Ph.D., presents her research to the public during TWU's Pioneer Research at the Mall event. Photo by Michael Modecki.

Spring 2019

Upcoming Social Events

Biology Loves Hockey!

Dallas Stars game – Saturday, March 23, 2019, 7:30 pm at the American Airlines Center

Join faculty, staff, students and friends of the TWU Department of Biology at a professional hockey game, cheering on the Dallas Stars as they take on the Pittsburg Penguins. Tickets are $22 each and can be reserved in the Biology Department Office. See Dr. Beth Fawcett in GRB 201, call 940-898-2351 or email Payment due by February 20. Transportation is not provided but carpools can be arranged.

Seminar Schedule

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Speaker NameUniversityHostTitle of Talk
Jan. 18 Kushal Bhatt TWU-Graduate Student Conrad-Webb  The Role of Upstream Activating Factor in Suppressing Pol II rRNA Transcription in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Jan. 25 Michael Burton UTD Averitt  The Interconnectivity of the Nervous System and Immune System during Pain States
Feb.1 SENCER Regional Meeting      
Feb. 8 Paramita Basu TWU-Graduate Student Maier/Averitt The Biological Effects of Euphorbia bicolor (Euphorbiaceae) Latex Phytochemicals
Feb. 15 Doug Jasmer Wash State U Gumienny  The Intestine of Parasitic Nematodes: a key interface with the host
Feb. 22 Prapti Mody TWU-Graduate Student Hanson/Hynds  Cytomegalovirus induces neurodegenerative disease markers
Mar. 1 Ed Dzialowski UNT Averitt Development of Avian Thermoregulation
Mar. 8 Rebecca Hornung TWU-Graduate Student Averitt/Uphouse  The Role of Progesterone in Both Sexual Receptivity and Orofacial Pain
Mar. 15 Spring Break      
Mar. 22 Qin Yan Yale Brower Epigenetics and Cancer Immunity
Mar. 29 Rawand Chabayta TWU-Graduate Student Hynds Effects of RhoA and Rac1 Prenylation on Alzheimer's Disease Proteins 
Apr. 5 Michelle Robinson Boehringer Ingelheim BGSA (Medical Science Liason, title TBA)
Apr. 12 Sumod Sebastian  TWU-Graduate Student  Hynds Drug Release Kinetics and Blood Brain Barrier Crossing Efficacy of Biocompatible Polymer Encapsulated Magnetic Nanocarriers (PE-MNCs)
Apr. 19 Good Friday      
Apr. 26 Crystal Herron Redwood Inc. BGSA Have a Way with Words? Discover Careers in Scientific Writing
May 3 Biology Graduation Party      

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