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 

Faculty hosts for each guest are included in parentheses. 

 

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) 

March 19 - Dennis Ridenour, BioNexus KC

April 2 - TBA

April 9 - Dr. Dyche Mullins, University of California San Francisco (Mohan)

April 16 - TBA

April 30 - Dr. Kun Cheng, UMKC School of Pharmacy (Yao) 

May 7 - Dr. Lejla Zubcevic, KU Medical Center (Wang)

 

Department of Chemistry – Spring 2020 Seminars 

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

March 12 - Dr. Joanna Barbara, VP of Scientific Operations at Xenotech (Peng)

April 9 - Prof. Toby L. Nelson, Oklahoma State University (Peng)

April 21 - Dr. Sean Smith, Research Specialist, 3M (Moteki)

April 23 - Prof. Christine DeVries, Wartburg College (Moteki)

 

 

 

IRSS Seminars - Spring 2020

January 21 - Cancelled

January 28 - Michael O'Connor

February 4 - Jessica Kawakami (Wyckoff) / Sebastian Karuppan (Bouyain)

February 11 - Adam Lopez (Koulen) / Chris Nauman (Dobens)

February 18 - Brent Nolan (Price) / Dave Jones (Dissel)

February 25 - Mark Gray / Ellen Megerson (McGraw)

March 3 - Cole McMullin (Yao) / Zac Fischer (Dobens)

March 10 - Brooke Esquivel (White)

March 17 - Jared May

March 31 - Jeff Price

April 7 - Tom Menees 

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 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 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