Biology Colloquium

Fall Semester 2013

Sessions designated as interdisciplinary are part of the series "Neils Colloquia on Innovative Science," or NCIS.   Numerous times each semester, a speaker at the forefront of science will speak to a joint physics, biology, and chemistry audience. 


All sesssions are now CORE APPROVED!

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Friday, August 30 



Friday, September 6

All Neils Picnic (Kirchhoff Park)


Friday, September 13 (Interdisciplinary Colloquium)

"NCIS Summer Research Symposium"

Location: VUCA LOBBY


Friday, September 20

“Old and Cold: Exploring the Biology of Greenland Sharks”

Dr. Peter Bushnell

Department of Biology

Indiana University South Bend


Friday, September 27

“Homecoming Premedical Arts Colloquium”

Dr. Donald Lewis, MD,

Maxillofacial Surgeon


Friday, October 4

Speaker TBA


Friday, October 18 (Interdisciplinary Colloquium)

“Organic Matter in the Universe”

Dr. Sun Kwok
Department of Biology

University of Hong Kong


Friday, October 25

“Evolving Roles of FOG-2 in Coronary Vessel Development and Arrhythmogenesis”

Dr. Harold Olivey

Departments of Biology

Indiana University, Northwest


Friday, November 1 (Interdisciplinary Colloquium)

“Subcellular Surgery and Nanosurgery”

Dr. Eric Mazur

Department of Physics

Harvard University


Friday, November 8

Valparaiso Student Research


Friday, November 15


Dr. Beth Archie

Biology Department

University of Notre Dame


Friday, December 6

Valparaiso University Biology Student Research