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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. (room 522 SH) every Thursday during the semester, unless noted below.

Chemistry seminars are on most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30-12:45 p.m. (room 201 SH). Please refer to the schedule below, or check with the Chemistry office (room 233 SH) for more information on student seminars and Colloquiums. 

IRSS faculty/research staff seminars are 12-1 p.m. (room 522 SH) every Tuesday during the semester, unless noted below. 

 

Department of Biological Sciences - Spring 2020 Seminars 

 

Seminars are canceled for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.  

 

January 23 - Dr. Yaqiang Wang, University of California Los Angeles (Yao)

January 30 - Dr. Eric Enemark, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Yao)

February 6 - Dr. Hou-Fu Guo, MD Anderson Cancer Center (Yao)

February 13 - Dr. Hanaa Hariri, UT Southwestern Medical Center (Yao)

February 20 - Dr. Matthew Parker, University of California Berkeley (Yao)

February 27 - Dr. Scott Selleck, Penn State University (Price)  

March 5 - Dr. Jianping Yu, National Renewable Energy Lab (Huang/Nauman)

March 12 - Dr. Fabienne Poulain, University of South Carolina (Bouyain) 

 

 

Department of Chemistry – Spring 2020 Seminars 

 

Seminars are canceled for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.  

 

February 13 - Ivan A. Popov, Los Alamos National Laboratory (Candidate seminar) 

February 18 - Kelvin Hammond, Advion Inc. (Mass Spectrometry)

 

 

 

 

IRSS Seminars - Spring 2020

IRSS seminars may be canceled for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. We are working on possibly using Zoom for these and will send email updates to SBC users. 

Past Seminars

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 09, 2019 - TBD
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
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 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

 

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