Biology Science Speaker Series announces Fall 2016 lineup

The series features talks from professionals and leaders in biological fields, and are held from 4-5 p.m. in the Goshen College Science Building, Room 106. All lectures are free and open to the public. (Campus map and directions)

The fall 2016 semester series is as follows:


Wednesday, Sept. 14
Botanic Gardens and Arboreta – Enriching and Preserving our Growing World
Eric Garton – Executive Director, executive director, Wellfield Botanical Gardens
Josh Steffen – horticulture manager, Wellfield Botanical Gardens



Friday, Sept. 30
Fruit fly Research: A Tal(in) of a Broken Heart
Dr. Jessica Vanderploeg, Department of Biology, Taylor University



Wednesday, Oct. 26
Working in a Community Emergency Department
Dr. Andre Hirschler, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine, Elkhart General Hospital, IU Health Goshen Hospital



Wednesday, Nov. 9
Primate skeletal epigenetics and the evolution of complex traits
Genevieve A. Housman, School of Human Evolution & Social Change, Arizona State University



Friday, Nov. 18
Why are we sometimes our own worst enemies? Autoimmunity in the setting of infection and cancer
Dr. Christopher Blosser, M.D., Div. of Nephrology & UW Organ Transplant Center, University of Washington


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