Fall Term 2016
September 28, 2016Matthew Andrews 
Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Administration
OSU, Dept of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Genes that control hibernation in mammals
October 12, 2016Zhongchi Liu
University of Maryland
Genomic approaches to identify genes and gene networks that regulate strawberry fruit development 

Host: Steve Strauss
October 26, 2016Susannah Tringe
Joint Genome Institute
Microbial communities and greenhouse gas cycling in coastal wetlands
Host: Dave Myrold
November 9, 2016William Cresko
University of Oregon
The genomic basis of stickleback evolution in 50 years
Host: Brett Tyler
December 7, 2016
 Speaker rescheduled to February 1, 2017
Winter Term 2017
January 18, 2017Keith Dunker
Indiana University
A Toolkit for Developmental Biology:
Intrinsically Disordered Protein, Alternative Splicing, and Post-translational Modification (IDP-AS-PTM)
Host: Andy Karplus 
February 1, 2017Liang Huang
OSU, Computer Science
Linear-Time Prediction of RNA Secondary Structures 
February 15, 2017Sue Biggins
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
How do cells get the right chromosomes?
Host: Michael Freitag 
March 7, 2017Special Seminar
4:00 – 5:00 pm
ALS 4001
Yuanchao Wang
Nanjing Agricultural University, China
Defense and counter-defense during Phytophthora infection
Host: Brett Tyler
March 15, 2017Aaron Wright
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Activity-based profiling of nutrient acquisition and metabolism in microbes and microbial communities
Host: Dave Myrold
Spring Term 2017
April 5, 2017Noah Fierer
University of Colorado Boulder
Searching for simplicity amidst the complexity of the soil microbiome
Host: Thomas Sharpton 
April 19, 2017Lisa Fauci
Tulane University
Explorations in the bio-fluid-mechanics of locomotion
Host: Juan Restrepo 
May 3, 2017John Reinitz
University of Chicago
From Drosophilidae to Sepsidae…and Back Again
Host: David Hendrix
May 17, 2017Laura Heiser
Oregon Health & Science University
An integrative systems biology approach to study therapeutic response in breast cancer
Host: Siva Kolluri
May 31, 2017June Medford
Colorado State University
Plant Synthetic Biology:  From Computational Protein Designs and Engineering Approaches comes a pathway to sustainable systems
Host: Molly Megraw