Biological Sciences Seminar Series

The Department of Biological Sciences hosts an active program of biological sciences seminars. All of our seminars are held in the ConocoPhillips Integrated Sciences Building on Fridays at 3:30 pm in CPSB 120, unless noted otherwise. Our seminar series are free and open to the public. On Fridays parking is free at UAA.

  All lectures for Fall 2021 will be held on Zoom. (Meeting ID: 894 5536 5553 Passcode: BIOSCI)

Fall 2021

  • September 3: Dr. Jason Burkhead, University of Alaska Anchorage "Copper deviciency and toxicity in human liver disease"
  • September 17: Dr. Mark Rains, University of South Florida "Groundwater Subsidies to Salmonid Streams: A Decade+ of Collaborative Science and Outcomes in Alaska"
  • October 15: Dr. Julie Maresca, University of Delaware "Hard Microbiology: Polyextremophilic microbes in concrete"
  • November 5: Dr. Mecky Pohlschroder, University of Pennsylvania "What bioinfomatics and big data have revealed about Archaea"
  • November 19: Dr. Dan Ruthruaff, USGS "TBA"

Lecture titles are linked to video recordings of the presentation.

Location & Directions 

Due to the pandemic, all seminars are being presented on zoom. Please subscribe to our listserv to receive details regarding the presentations.