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Fall 2007 Seminars

Date Speaker School/Center Topic
09/10/07 Gary Sayler Center for Environmental Biotechnology and UT/ORNL Joint Institute of Biological Sciences CEB, JIBS, Bioenergy & Beyond
09/17/07 Michael Behrenfeld Oregon State University Investigating algal physiology from 400 miles above the Earth's surface
09/24/07 John Berges University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Death and the Microbe: apoptotic phenomena in unicellular eukaryotes
10/01/07 Chris Francis Stanford University Diversity and abundance of ammonia-oxidizing archaea and bacteria in marine and estuarine environments
10/08/07 James van Etten University of Nebraska
Fellow - National Academy of Sciences
The Unusual Lifestyle of Giant Algal Viruses
10/15/07 Kurt Gustin University of Idaho Disruption of nucleo-cytoplasmic trafficking by an RNA virus
10/22/07 Gary Stacey University of Missouri Induction of plant innate immunity by chitin, a pathogen-associated molecular pattern (PAMP)
10/29/07 Matthew Sullivan Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cyanobacterial viruses and the global ocean photosynthetic engine
11/05/07 Scott Erdman Syracuse University TBA
11/12/07 William H Wilson Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science Berry stone viruses: 30-years of climate control and face cream
11/19/07 Jay Lennon Michigan State Direct and indirect effects of viruses on the ecology and evolution of marine microbial food webs
11/26/07 Erik Zinser University of Tennessee Volunteers in the Western Pacific Warm Pool

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