Fall 2013 Biology Speaker Series

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Science Building, Room 106
Free & Open to the public

Fall 2012 Archive

Spring 2013 Archive

Each semester the Biology Department hosts a mini-series of Science Speaker events to address a theme or support investigation of a topic from multiple perspectives. This fall’s theme will focus on Global Health with an ensemble of researchers and practitioners bringing their experiences to us from all over the world.


Friday, Sept. 27           edwin_michael_200

Global Health: Towards a new socio-ecological paradigm of disease control

Dr. Edwin Michael

Institute of Global Health

University of Notre Dame


Friday, Oct. 4DL

Global energy poverty is undermining health and development for billions

Dr. Daniel Lemons

CEO of GEM Institute

Professor of Biology

City College of New York


Wednesday, Oct. 30 peter_blair

Malaria in the post-genomics era: a breath of good air

Dr. Peter Blair

Biology Department

Earlham College



Friday, Nov. 8   StoltzfusRebecca-1gkb8oe                                     

Biology, behavior, and babies in Zimbabwe

Dr. Rebecca Stoltzfus

Provost’s Fellow for Public Engagement

Director, Global Health Program; Director Program in International Nutrition

Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University


Wednesday, Nov. 13                Eric pic

Improving global health through water,  sanitation and hygiene initiatives

Eric Kurtz, PE

Owner and Consulting Engineer

Kurtz Engineering, Goshen, IN