The School of Biological and Chemical Sciences presents weekly seminars that advance our knowledge of the sciences.

Regular seminars are 3:45 - 5 p.m. (room 522 SH) every Thursday during the semester.

IRSS seminars are 12-1 p.m. (room 522 SH) every Tuesday during the semester. 

 

Division of Biological Sciences - Fall 2019 Seminars 

 Faculty hosts for each guest are listed below. 

 

August 22 - Gregory Finnigan, Ph.D., Kansas State University (Bouyain)

August 29 - Ting Xie, Ph.D., Stowers Institute for Medical Research (Price)

September 12 - Dudley Strickland, Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine (Smith)

September 19 - Dan McIntosh, Ph.D., University of Missouri - Kansas City (Klamm)

September 26 - Robert Wessells, Ph.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine (Dissel)

October 3 - Owen Pornillos, Ph.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine (Bouyain) 

October 10 - Paul Taghert, Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (Dissel)

October 17 - Mark Johnson, Ph.D., UMKC School of Dentistry (White) 

October 24 - Seminar cancelled

October 31 - Xiangping Chu, M.D., Ph.D., UMKC School of Medicine (Wang)

November 7 - Valérie Mongrain, Ph.D., Université de Montréal (Dissel)

November 14 - Jocelyn McDonald, Ph.D., Kansas State University (Dissel)

November 21 - James Eckner, M.D., University of Michigan (Huang)

December 5 - Nathan Bahr, Ph.D., Kansas University Medical Center (White)

 

IRSS Seminars - Fall 2019

August 27 - Ryan Mohan

September 3 - Len Dobens

September 10 - Samuel Bouyain

September 17 - Xiaolan Yao

September 24 - Stephane Dissel

October 8 - Theodore White

October 15 - Hillary McGraw

October 22 - Veronica Cloud

October 29 - Jin-Yuan Price

November 5 - Jeff Wang

November 12 - Saul Honigberg

November 19 - Anthony Persechini

December 3 - Peter Koulen

December 10 - Sean Yu

December 17 - Ann Smith

 

Past Seminars

May 09, 2019 - TBD
May 02, 2019 - Diversity Program
April 25, 2019 - Dale Cameron, Ursinus College
April 11, 2019 - Azad Bonni - Seminar Cancelled
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
September 06, 2018 - TBA
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 08, 2018 - TBA
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 09, 2017 - TBA
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
December 11, 2014 - Anthony Persechini, SBS
December 04, 2014 - Faris Farassati , KU School of Medicine
November 20, 2014 - Mark Johnson, UMKC School of Dentistry
November 06, 2014 - Sal Stella, UMKC School of Medicine
October 30, 2014 - Brad Olson, Kansas State University
October 23, 2014 - Peter Cornish, University of Missouri-Columbia
October 16, 2014 - Jed Lampe, KU Medical Center
October 09, 2014 - Jia Song, University of Delaware
September 25, 2014 - Ronald Horst, USDA Animal Disease Center
September 18, 2014 - Gerald Hazelbauer, University of Missouri-Columbia
September 11, 2014 - Kim McNeley, University College, UMKC
September 04, 2014 - Gerald Wyckoff, SBS
September 02, 2014 - Ted Stahl, UMKC
August 28, 2014 - Saul Honigberg, SBS
May 08, 2014 - Pamela K. Geyer, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
May 01, 2014 - Gabriela Perez-Alvarado, Southern Illinois University
April 24, 2014 - Cole Haynes, Memorial Sloan-Kettering
April 03, 2014 - William Kinsey, KU Medical Center
March 27, 2014 - Brian Haas, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
March 20, 2014 - Blake Meyers, University of Delaware
March 13, 2014 - David D. Weis, University of Kansas
March 06, 2014 - David Sherman, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute
February 27, 2014 - Bentley Fane, University of Arizona
February 20, 2014 - Mike Kinter, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
February 13, 2014 - Scott Hawley, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
February 06, 2014 - Kimberly Ann McNeley, University College, UMKC
January 30, 2014 - Shui Qing Ye, Children's Mercy Hosptl & Clinics, UMKC Med School
January 23, 2014 - Kee Jun Kim, Kansas University Medical Center
December 05, 2013 - Brandon Gaut, UC Irvine
November 21, 2013 - John McDowell, Virginia Tech
November 14, 2013 - Steve Broglio, University of Michigan
November 07, 2013 - Jean-Marie Buerstedde, Yale University
October 31, 2013 - Carl Gelhaus, MRI Global
October 24, 2013 - Xiaorong Lin, Texas A&M University
October 17, 2013 - Kathy Barton, Carnegie Institution
October 10, 2013 - Luciano DiTacchio, KU Medical Center
October 03, 2013 - Sean Yu, SBS
September 26, 2013 - Michael Washburn, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
September 19, 2013 - Michihisa Umetani, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medial Center
September 12, 2013 - Jon Robertus, University of Texas, Austin
September 05, 2013 - Officer Patrick Tedesco, UMKC Police
August 29, 2013 - Russell Swerdlow, KU Medical Center
August 22, 2013 - Rachel Bennett, Washington University, St. Louis
May 02, 2013 - Kevin Elicieri, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
April 25, 2013 - Paul Sorgen, University of Nebraska Medical Center
April 18, 2013 - Wolfgang Zueckert , KU Medical Center
April 11, 2013 - Orie Shafer, University of Michigan
March 21, 2013 - James Ervasti, University of Minnesota
March 14, 2013 - John Walker, UMSL
March 13, 2013 - Stephen F. Kingsmore, Children's Mercy Hospital
March 07, 2013 - Nancy Freitag, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
February 28, 2013 - Emily Scott, University of Kansas
February 21, 2013 - Shui Qing Ye, UMKC School of Medicine
February 14, 2013 - Li-Jun Ma, University of Massachusetts
February 07, 2013 - Chris Holman, UMKC
January 31, 2013 - Takanori Otomo, Scripps Research Institute
December 13, 2012 - Craig Vander Kooi, University of Kentucky
December 06, 2012 - Nigel Unwin, MRC/Scrips
November 29, 2012 - Alex Moise, University of Kansas
November 15, 2012 - Robert A. Cramer, Dartmouth Medical School
November 08, 2012 - Kathrin Schrick, Kansas State University
November 01, 2012 - Nancy Berman, KU Medical Center
October 25, 2012 - Matthew Gentry, University of Kentucky
October 11, 2012 - Robert Bender, University of Michigan
September 27, 2012 - Julia Chekanova, SBS
April 26, 2012 - Lindsey Hutt-Fletcher, LSU Health Sciences Center
April 12, 2012 - Richard Bennett, Brown University
April 05, 2012 - Vytas Bankaitis, University of North Carolina
March 22, 2012 - Mark Fisher, KU Medical Center
March 15, 2012 - Michal Hammel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
March 08, 2012 - Brian Lee, Southern Illinois University
March 01, 2012 - Mei Hong, Iowa State University
February 23, 2012 - imon H. Friedman, UMKC School of Pharmacy
February 16, 2012 - Jerry Workman, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
February 09, 2012 - Barry Astroff, MRI Global - Life Sciences and Animal Health
February 02, 2012 - Denis Medeiros, UMKC
January 24, 2012 - Matthew S. Thimgan, Missouri Science & Technology
January 19, 2012 - Nilofer Qureshi, UMKC School of Medicine
December 08, 2011 - Ian Besse, UMKC
December 01, 2011 - Gene LeSage, East Tennessee State University
November 17, 2011 - Russell Swerdlow, KU Alzheimer's Disease Center
November 10, 2011 - Reuben Peters , Iowa State University
November 03, 2011 - Alice Cheung, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
October 27, 2011 - Robert Rose, North Carolina State University
October 20, 2011 - Michelle Momany, University of Georgia
October 13, 2011 - Kyoungtae Kim, Missouri State University
October 06, 2011 - Jean-François Côté, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal
September 29, 2011 - Jeff Gorski, UMKC
September 22, 2011 - Marc Orbach, University of Arizona
September 15, 2011 - Samuel Bouyain, SBS
September 08, 2011 - Xuemei Chen, UC Riverside
August 25, 2011 - Jed Lampe, KU Medical Center
April 27, 2011 - Stephanie Karst, University of Florida
April 21, 2011 - Gerardo Vasta, University of Maryland School of Medicine
April 14, 2011 - Katsura Asano, Kansas State University
April 07, 2011 - Laurel Raftery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
March 24, 2011 - Salvatore Stella, Jr., UMKC School of Medicine
March 17, 2011 - Joan Conaway, Stowers Institute for Medical Research
March 03, 2011 - Sunita Kramer, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
February 17, 2011 - Michael J. Hendzel, University of Alberta
February 10, 2011 - Olga Danilevskaya, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, A DuPont Company
February 03, 2011 - N. Louise Glass, UC - Berkeley
January 27, 2011 - Ravi Palanivelu, University of Arizona
January 13, 2011 - Philippe Georgel, Marshall University
January 12, 2011 - Soumen Paul, KU Medical Center
December 02, 2010 - Madeline Shea, University of Iowa
November 18, 2010 - Dan Leahy, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
November 11, 2010 - Thomas Poulos, University of California - Irvine
November 04, 2010 - Mary Baylies, Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
October 28, 2010 - Paul Hruz, Washington University School of Medicine
October 21, 2010 - Mohammad Mir, KU Medical Center
October 14, 2010 - Barry Bowman, University of California, Santa Cruz
October 07, 2010 - Mark Shapiro, UT Health Science Center
September 30, 2010 - Stephen King, SBS
September 16, 2010 - Daniel Mitchell, University of Warwick
September 09, 2010 - Todd Holmes, University of California - Irvine
September 02, 2010 - Todd Reynolds, University of Tenessee, Knoxville
August 26, 2010 - Simon Kaja, UMKC School of Medicine
August 13, 2017 - Biology Boot Camp
September 20, 2012 - Gaya Amarasinghe, Washington University
September 13, 2012 - Mike Plamann, University of Missouri - Kansas City
September 06, 2012 - Alex Idnurm, University of Missouri - Kansas City
August 30, 2012 - Tom Menees, University of Missouri - Kansas City
August 23, 2012 - Kevin McCluskey, University of Missouri - Kansas City
January 01, 1970 - Upcoming seminar

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