Our departments present weekly seminars that promote a better and more expansive knowledge of the sciences, explore new discoveries and techniques, and provide advice for young scientists.

Biological Sciences seminars are always 3:45 - 5 p.m. (via Zoom meeting) every Thursday during the semester, unless noted below.

Chemistry seminars information will be forthcoming for the Fall semester.  Please refer to the schedule below, or check with the Chemistry office (room 233 SH) for more information on student seminars and Colloquiums. 

Intramural Research Seminar Series (IRSS) faculty/research staff seminars are 12-1 p.m. every Tuesday during the semester, unless noted below.  Seminars will be held in-person in SH 522 until further notice, but they will also be presented via Zoom simultaneously.  Please contact Jeff Price if you like to attend or present remotely via Zoom.  Please check this webpage for additional updates regarding meeting options.    

 

Division of Biological Sciences - Spring 2022 Seminars 

Biological Sciences Seminars will continue this Spring via Zoom. If you would like to attend, please contact Mary Flores for meeting details. 

The schedule below is up to date as of January 14, 2022.  Speakers and any additional dates will be posted as they are finalized.

January 18 - Saikat Bhattacharya

January 20 - Subramanian Ramanathan

January 25 - Desire' Buckley

January 27 - Sudeep Banjade

February 01 - Shannon Carroll

February 03 - Haluk Lacin

February 08 - Lacy Barton

February 10 - Qian Chen

February 15 - Jianhui Li

February 17 - Hany Dweck

February 22 - Maria Spletter

February 24 - Open

March 01 - Mathias Koch

March 03 - Open

March 10 - Open

March 17 - Open

March 24 - Open

March 31 - No Seminar - Spring Break

April 07 - Open

April 14 - Open

April 21 - Open

April 28 - Open

  

IRSS Seminars - Spring 2022

 

IRSS Seminars will resume this Fall in-person and via Zoom simultaneously.  If you would like to attend or present via Zoom, please contact Jeff Price for meeting details.  

The schedule below is up to date as of March 17, 2022.  Speakers and any additional dates will be posted as they are finalized.

January 18, 2022 - Saul Honigberg

January 25, 2022 - Xiaolan Yao

February 01, 2022 - Elizabeth Pearsall

February 08, 2022 - Dana Garrison (May)

February 15, 2022 - Scott Duncan

February 22, 2022 - Karl Kador

March 01, 2022 - Tom Menees

March 08, 2022 - Jared May 

March 15, 2022 - Jeffrey Price

March 22, 2022 - Brooke Esquivel (White)

March 29, 2022 - No Seminar - Spring Break

April 05, 2022 - Brandon Holder (Dissel)

April 12, 2022 - Dave Jones (Dissel)

April 19, 2022 - Chi-Ming Huang 

April 26, 2022 - Jon Bell (McGraw)

May 03, 2022 - Lauren Harrell (Wyckoff)

Past Seminars

 

September 9, 2021  - Ryan Mohan, University of Missouri - Kansas City

September 23, 2021  - Arnob Dutta, University of Rhode Island (Mohan)

 

October 14, 2021  - Andrea Sorrano, Washington University in St. Louis (May)

October 21, 2021  - Daniel Schultz, Dartmouth College (White)

October 28, 2021  - Dyche Mullins, University of California, San Francisco (Mohan)

November 4, 2021  - Shahideh Nouri, Kansas State University (May)

November 11, 2021  - Evangelia Koutelou, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Mohan)

November 18, 2021  - Bing Zhang, University of Missouri - Columbia (Price)

December 2, 2021  - Paul Lampe, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (White)

December 9, 2021  - George Belov, University of Maryland (May)

May 6, 2021 - Jean-Pierre Etchegaray, Rutgers University
April 22, 2021 - No Seminar – Undergraduate Research Forum
April 15, 2021 - Kun Cheng, UMKC School of Pharmacy
April 8, 2021 -  David E. Cook, Kansas State University
March 4, 2021 -  Gregory Melikian, Emory University School of Medicine
February 18, 2021 - Liz Hedstrom, Brandeis University
February 11, 2021 - Erik D. Holmstrom, University of Kansas 
February 4, 2021 - Brad Ozenberger, All of Us Research Program, National Institutes of Health 
January 28, 2021 - Lejla Zubcevic, KU Medical Center 
January 21, 2021 – Anthony Fehr, University of Kansas 
December 10, 2020 - Dr. Ho Leung Ng, Kansas State University
December 03, 2020 - Dr. Dominika Borek, UT Southwestern Medical Center
November 19, 2020 - Dr. Stephanie Shames, Kansas State University
November 12, 2020 - Dr. David Sherman, University of Washington, School of Medicine
November 05, 2020 - Dennis Ridenour, President and CEO of BioNexus KC
October 29, 2020 - Dr. Jonathan Dinman, University of Maryland
October 22, 2020 - Dr. Allison Coffin, Washington State University
October 08, 2020 - 2020 Conflict of Interest Disclosure Training for SBC Faculty
September 24, 2020 - Dr. Krishna Melnattur, Washington University in St. Louis
September 10, 2020 - Dr. Michael O'Connor,University of Missouri - Kansas City
August 27, 2020 - Jarrod C. Harmon, Lousisana State University
March 12, 2020 – Dr. Fabienne Poulain, University of South Carolina
March 5, 2020 – Dr. Jianping Yu, National Renewable Energy Lab
February 27, 2020 – Dr. Scott Selleck, Pennsylvania State University
February 20, 2020 – Dr. Matthew Parker, University of California, Berkeley
February 13, 2020 – Dr. Hanaa Hariri, UT Southwestern Medical Center
February 06, 2020 – Dr. Hou-Fu Guo, MD Anderson Cancer Center
January 30, 2020 – Dr. Eric Enemark, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
January 23, 2020 – Dr. Yaqiang Wang, University of California, Los Angeles
December 05, 2019 - Nathan Bahr, KU Medical Center 
November 21, 2019 - James Eckner, University of Michigan
November 14, 2019 - Jocelyn McDonald, Kansas State University
November 07, 2019 - Valerie Mongrain, Universite de Montreal
October 31, 2019 - Xiangping Chu, UMKC School of Medicine
October 17, 2019 - Mark Johnson, UMKC School of Dentistry
October 10, 2019 - Paul Taghert, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
October 3, 2019 - Owen Pornillos, University of Virginia School of Medicine
September 26, 2019 - Robert Wessells, Wayne State University
September 19, 2019 - Diversity Program
September 12, 2019 - Dudley Strickland, University of Maryland School of Medicine
August 29, 2019 - Ting Xie, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
August 22, 2019 - Gregory Finnigan, Kansas State University
May 02, 2019 - Diversity Program
April 25, 2019 - Dale Cameron, Ursinus College
April 11, 2019 - Azad Bonni - Seminar Canceled
April 04, 2019 - Ankur Saxena, University of Illinois at Chicago
March 21, 2019 - Dr. Sullivan Read, University of Missouri - Kansas City
March 14, 2019 - Nima Mosammaparast, Washington University in St. Louis
March 11, 2019 - Jacob Berry, Scripps Research Institute Florida
March 07, 2019 - Anthony Fehr, University of Kansas
February 28, 2019 - Maria Kalamvoki, Kansas University Medical Center
February 21, 2019 - William Gutheil, UMKC School of Pharmacy
February 14, 2019 - Jared May, University of Maryland
February 07, 2019 - Erich Damm, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
February 05, 2019 - Chris Arnold, Stowers Institute
January 31, 2019 - Thuy Ngo, Oregon Health & Science University
January 29, 2019 - Jodi Ann Hadden, University of Delaware
January 24, 2019 - Anna Phan, The Scripps Research Institute
January 22, 2019 - Erin Davies, Stowers Institute
December 06, 2018 - Michael Chapman, University of Missouri - Columbia
November 29, 2018 - Timothy Cox, UMKC School of Dentistry
November 15, 2018 - John Cannon, University of Missouri School of Medicine
November 08, 2018 - Matthieu Gagnon, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston
November 01, 2018 - Floyd Wormley, University of Texas at San Antonio
October 25, 2018 - Erin Bumann, UMKC School of Dentistry
October 19, 2018 - SPECIAL FRIDAY SEMINAR: Ashley Bush, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
October 18, 2018 - Jennifer Hackney Price, Arizona State University
October 11, 2018 - Susan Schroeder, University of Oklahoma
October 04, 2018 - Wolfgang Pita-Thomas, Washington University St. Louis
September 27, 2018 - Luciano DiTacchio, KU Med Center
September 20, 2018 - Aron Fenton, University of Kansas Medical Center
September 13, 2018 - Philip Copenhaver, Oregon Health & Science University
August 30, 2018 - Mark Fisher, KU Med Center
August 23, 2018 - Jennifer Gerton, Stowers Institute
May 03, 2018 - Sara Aton, University of Michigan
April 26, 2018 - Luis Cuello, Texas Tech University
April 19, 2018 - Paul Hardin, Texas A&M
April 12, 2018 - Lynn Enquist, Princeton University
April 05, 2018 - Paul Shaw, Washington University
March 22, 2018 - Jeffrey Wilusz, Colorado State University
March 15, 2018 - Vincenzo Venditti, Iowa State University
March 01, 2018 - Jon Robertus, UMKC
February 22, 2018 - Jon Robertus, UMKC
February 15, 2018 - Katie Drerup, NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
February 08, 2018 - Tom Curran, Children's Mercy Hospital
February 01, 2018 - Brandon Garcia, Kansas State University
January 18, 2018 - Kevin Wilson, Oklahoma State University
December 07, 2017 - Sarah Zanders, Stowers Institute
November 30, 2017 - Erika Geisbrecht, Kansas State University
November 16, 2017 - Brian Ackley, The University of Kansas
November 02, 2017 - Derek Taylor, Case Western University
October 26, 2017 - Solomon F. Ofori-Acquah, Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburg
October 19, 2017 - Joe Lutkenhaus, KU Med Center
October 12, 2017 - Christine Chow, Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)
October 05, 2017 - Anthony Persechini, UMKC School of Biological Sciences
September 28, 2017 - Tammy Welchert, SBS Diversity Training
September 21, 2017 - Jack Dunkle, University of Alabama
September 14, 2017 - Xiaolan Yao, University of Missouri - Kansas City
September 07, 2017 - Saul Honigberg, University of Missouri - Kansas City
August 31, 2017 - Daisy Leung, Washington University - St. Louis
August 24, 2017 - Jeff Price, University of Missouri - Kansas City
April 20, 2017 - Alumni Award Recipients Panel
April 06, 2017 - Jessie Zhang, University of Texas-Austin
March 16, 2017 - Bridget Lear, University of Iowa
February 23, 2017 - Shizhen Wang, Washington University in St. Louis
February 16, 2017 - Christina Cota, Swarthmore College
February 14, 2017 - Stephane Dissel, Washington University in St. Louis
February 09, 2017 - Derek Prosser, Johns Hopkins
February 07, 2017 - Jianbin Wang, University of Colorado School of Medicine
February 02, 2017 - Plasticity in visual system development
January 31, 2017 - Ucheor Choi, Stanford University
January 26, 2017 - Nicholas Butzin, Virginia Tech
January 24, 2017 - Hillary McGraw, Oregon Health & Science University
January 19, 2017 - Tobias Franks, Salk Institute
January 17, 2017 - Engineering Morphogenesis: Timing is Everything
November 17, 2016 - Anna Selmecki, Creighton University Medical School
November 03, 2016 - Eduardo Rosa-Molinar, University of Kansas
October 27, 2016 - Shae Padrick, Drexel University College of Medicine
October 20, 2016 - Tatjana Piotrowski, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
October 13, 2016 - Stuart McDonald, University of Kansas
October 06, 2016 - David Davido , University of Kansas
September 22, 2016 - Paula Nichols, UMKC School of Medicine
September 15, 2016 - Agnes Rimando, US Department of Agriculture
September 01, 2016 - Karl Kador, Trinity College, Dublin
August 25, 2016 - Scott Duncan, Children's Mercy hospital
May 05, 2016 - Mohan Gupta, Iowa State University
April 28, 2016 - Bill Dentler, University of Kansas
April 07, 2016 - Yasuyoshi Ueki, UMKC School of Dentistry
March 24, 2016 - Xiao Heng, University of Missouri-Columbia
March 17, 2016 - Randal Halfmann, Stower's Institute for Medical Research
March 10, 2016 - Tina Tootle, University of Iowa
March 03, 2016 - Audrey Lamb, University of Kansas
February 11, 2016 - Eric Deeds, University of Kansas
February 02, 2016 - Ming Li, Cornell University
January 28, 2016 - Fred Horndli , University of Utah
January 25, 2016 - Tyisha Williams, Trinity University
January 21, 2016 - Morgan Sammons, University of Pennsylvania
January 19, 2016 - James Nichols, University of Oregon
December 10, 2015 - Michael Hughes, University of Missouri - St. Louis
December 03, 2015 - Stone Chen, Iowa State University
November 12, 2015 - Harlen Hays and Tina McKaig, Cerner
November 05, 2015 - Joanna Slusky, University of Kansas
October 29, 2015 - Aimee Dunlap, University of Missouri - St. Louis
October 22, 2015 - Bret Freudenthal, University of Kansas Medical Center
October 08, 2015 - Elizabeth King, University of Missouri-Columbia
October 01, 2015 - Josephine Chandler, University of Kansas
September 24, 2015 - Han Dai, GlaxoSmithKline
September 17, 2015 - Jeff Bose, University of Kansas Medical Center
September 10, 2015 - Brian Geisbrecht, Kansas State University
September 03, 2015 - Moriah Beck, Wichita State University
August 27, 2015 - Russ Swerdlow, University of Kansas Medical Center
April 30, 2015 - Liskin Swint-Kruse, University of Kansas Medical Center
April 23, 2015 - John White, MRI Global
April 16, 2015 - Saverio Gentile, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University
April 09, 2015 - Jason McLellan, Dartmouth College
March 12, 2015 - Catherine Musselman, University of Iowa
March 05, 2015 - Tom Menees, School of Biological Sciences, UMKC
February 26, 2015 - Joseph Pearson, University of North Carolina
February 24, 2015 - Jianzhong Yu, John Hopkins University, School of Medicine
February 19, 2015 - Yong-Ick Kim, University of California - San Diego
February 12, 2015 - Patrick Bradshaw, University of South Florida
February 10, 2015 - Yulan Xiong, John Hopkins University, School of Medicine
February 05, 2015 - Leonard Dobens, School of Biological Sciences, UMKC
February 03, 2015 - Sandra Leal, University of Southern Mississippi
January 29, 2015 - Fabian Preuss, University of Wisconsin
January 22, 2015 - Ryan Mohan, Stower's Institute for Medical Research

September 14, 2021 - Len Dobens

September 21, 2021 Ann Smith

September 28, 2021 Abudu Bello (Mohan)

October 05, 2021 Stephane Dissel

October 12 , 2021OPEN

October 19, 2021 Samuel Bouyain

October 26, 2021 - Ted White

November 02, 2021 Rituparna Goswami (Mohan)

November 09, 2021Michael O'Connor

November 16, 2021 - Dayanne Cornelio-Parro (Mohan)

November 23, 2021 - No Seminar - Fall Break

November 30, 2021 Hilary McGraw

December 07, 2021 Jeff Wang

May 11, 2021 - Mark Gray
May 04, 2021 - Ross Duff (Dissel) & Lauren Harrell (Wyckoff)
April 27, 2021 - Jon Bell (McGraw)
April 20, 2021 - No Seminar
April 13, 2021 - Dave Jones (Dissel)
April 06, 2021 - Michael Wacker
March 30, 2021 - Thomas Menees
March 23, 2021 - No Seminar - Spring Break
March 16, 2021 - Jeffrey Price
March 09, 2021 - Jared May
March 02, 2021 - Brooke Esquivel
February 23, 2021 - Brent Nolan (Price)
February 16, 2021 - OPEN
February 09, 2021 - OPEN
February 02, 2021 - Peter Koulen
January 26, 2021 - Anthony Persechini
January 19, 2021 - Saul Honigberg
December 08, 2020 - Jeff Wang
December 01, 2020 - Hillary McGraw
November 24, 2020 - Thanksgiving Break
November 17, 2020 - Theodore White
November 10, 2020 - Ellen Megerson (McGraw)
October 20, 2020 - Mark Gray (Wacker)
October 13, 2020 - Ryan Mohan
October 06, 2020 - Stephane Dissel
September 29, 2020 - Cole McMullin (Yao)
September 22, 2020 - Ann Smith
September 15, 2020 - Len Dobens
December 10, 2019 - Ann Smith
December 3, 2019 - Peter Koulen
November 19, 2019 - Anthony Persechini
November 12, 2019 - Saul Honigberg
November 5, 2019 - Jeff Wang
October 29, 2019 - Jin-Yuan Price
October 22, 2019 - Veronica Cloud (Mohan)
October 15, 2019 - Hillary McGraw
October 8, 2019 - Ted White
September 25, 2019 - Stephane Dissel
September 17, 2019 - Xiaolan Yao
September 10, 2019 - Samuel Bouyain
September 3, 2019 - Len Dobens
August 27, 2019 - Ryan Mohan
May 14, 2019 - Peter Koulen
May 07, 2019 - Len Dobens / Tom Menees
April 30, 2019 - Anthony Persechini
April 23, 2019 - Brooke Esquivel
April 16, 2019 - Cole McMullin (Yao)
April 09, 2019 - Saul Honigberg
April 02, 2019 - Zach Fischer (Dobens) / Brent Nolan (Price)
March 19, 2019 - Adam Lopez (Koulen) / Chris Nauman (Dobens)
March 12, 2019 - Jessica Kawakami (Wyckoff) / Sebastian Karuppan (Bouyain)
March 05, 2019 - Michael O'Connor
February 26, 2019 - Andrew Keightley
February 19, 2019 - Ann Smith
February 12, 2019 - Sean Yu
December 11, 2018 - Jeff Wang
December 04, 2018 - Jin-Yuan Price
November 27, 2018 - Veronica Cloud
November 13, 2018 - Hillary McGraw
November 06, 2018 - Theodore White
October 30, 2018 - Stephane Dissel
October 23, 2018 - Xiaolan Yao
October 16, 2018 - Samuel Bouyain
October 09, 2018 - Jeff Price
October 02, 2018 - Ryan Mohan
May 01, 2018 - Jin-Yuan Price/Jeffrey Price
April 24, 2018 - Diana Williamson/Xiaolan Yao
April 17, 2018 - Jacob Shreeve/Saul Honigberg
April 10, 2018 - Thomas Menees/Sean Yu
April 03, 2018 - Zach Fischer/Hillary McGraw
March 20, 2018 - Dominic Buckley/Jeff Wang
March 13, 2018 - Sebastian Karuppan/Ann Smith
March 06, 2018 - Cole McMullin/Stephane Dissel
February 27, 2018 - Katie Shortt/Shui Ye
February 20, 2018 - Chris Nauman/Andrew Keightley
February 13, 2018 - Adam Lopez/Michael O'Connor
February 06, 2018 - Bryan Gerdes/Len Dobens
January 30, 2018 - Peter Koulen/Carole McArthur
January 23, 2018 - Samuel Bouyain/Brooke Esquivel

April 15, 2021 - Carl D. Hoff, University of Miami, SBC Outstanding Alumni Awardee Special Seminar
November 14, 2019 - Xiaolan Yao, UMKC School of Biological & Chemical Sciences
November 12, 2019 - Duy Hua, Kansas State University
November 5, 2019 - David Wu, Colorado School of Mines
October 10, 2019 - Keiichi Yoshimatsu, Missouri State University
September 26, 2019 - Kun Cheng, UMKC School of Pharmacy
September 12, 2019 - Ryan Mohan, UMKC School of Biological & Chemical Sciences