Our Biology Seminar Series continues in Fall 2023! We will host six seminars on various topics in biology. Seminars are on Tuesdays at 4:10pm in Science Center 163. There will be snacks!


Tuesday, September 12
4:10pm, SCSC 163

Dr Rory Telemeco

Director of Conservation Science
Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Saving the Valley’s Dragons: The Bluntnosed Leopard Lizard (Gambelia sila)

website: www.telemecolab.org

Tuesday, September 26
4:10pm, SCSC 163

Dr Andrea Suria

Assistant Professor
Ohio Wesleyan University

Better Together: How Bacteria Defend Their Squid Host

Tuesday, October 10
4:10pm, SCSC 163

Dr Kristen Fussell (OWU '03)

Associate director Ohio Sea Grant
Stone Laboratory

Ohio Sea Grant and OSU’s Stone Laboratory: Research, Education, and Outreach for the State

Tuesday, October 24
4:10pm, SCSC 163

Dr Emily Virgin

Post-doctoral Scientist
Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) at the Cincinnati Zoo

From Scales to Paws: Field- and Zoo-Based Conservation Physiology in Lizards and Polar Bears

Tuesday, November 7
**Note new date**
4:10pm, SCSC 163

Dr Allison Litmer

Post-doctoral research Scientist
Ohio Wesleyan University

The influence of temperature and prey availability on lizard physiology and population growth

Tuesday, 14 November
4:10pm, SCSC 163

Abbi Turner (OWU '20)

PhD Candidate
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Behavioral characteristics and hormonal mechanisms of egg ejection in the American robin (Turdus migratorius)


Department Contact Info


Schimmel/Conrades Science Center
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015

P 740-368-3907
F 740-368-3999

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Department Contacts

Chair: Amy Downing
Professor of Biological Sciences
Schimmel/Conrades Science Center 325
740-368-3890 | aldownin@owu.edu

Academic Assistant: Joshua Seiders
Schimmel/Conrades Science Center 201
740-368-3907 | jjseiders@owu.edu