Michael W. Young, Ph.D. Thomas Hunt Morgan Seminar Series, Part I (Research talk) “Genes Controlling Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Drosophila” Sponsored by the Department of Biology, Gertrude Ribble Endowment, and Thomas... @ THM 116
Michael W. Young, Ph.D. Thomas Hunt Morgan Seminar Series, Part II (General Interest talk) - “Genetic Pathways to Understanding Human Sleep Disorders” Hosted by Department of Biology, Gertrude Ribble Endowment, and Thomas Hunt... @ W.T. Young Library Auditorium
Lucia Carbone, Ph.D. Biology Seminar Hosted by Dr. Jeremiah Smith. @ THM 116
Dr. Xinguo "Casa" Wang Eco-Lunch "History of Scientific Illustration" @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
Dan Rabosky, Ph.D. Biology Seminar Hosted by Dr. David Weisrock. @ THM 116
Eco-Lunch "Group Entomology Society of America Practice Talks" @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
Dr. Chuck Fox - University of Kentucky Eco-Lunch Topic: Peer Review @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
Jacqueline Dillard, John Terbot - University of Kentucky Eco-Lunch "Group Entomology Society of America Practice Talks" @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
Aviv Brokman - University of Kentucky Eco-Lunch @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
Paul Hime - University of Kentucky Eco-Lunch "Phylogenomic Perspectives on the Amphibian Tree of Life" @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
11/25/15 to 11/27/15
Thanksgiving Academic Holiday Nov. 25-27
Allyssa Kilanowski - University of Kentucky Eco-Lunch Topic: Behavioral Phenotypes, Juvenile Dispersal and Meta-Populations @ 305/308 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
09|25|15 - Staff Senate Welcomes New Leadership for 2015-16 -

The University of Kentucky Staff Senate is welcoming a slate of new officers for the 2015-2016 year.

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08|18|15 - UK Part of Consortium Awarded $6 Million NSF Grant for Brain Imaging -

The National Science Foundation has awarded $6 million to researchers in Kentucky, Oklahoma and Rhode Island to develop innovative and broadly accessible brain imaging technologies to provide insight into how the nervous system functions in health and disease.

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08|05|15 - FastTrack, FOCUS Programs Position Students Ahead of the Success Curve -

Started in the summer of 2012 as an intensive “boot camp” to help University of Kentucky’s new students prepare for college-level calculus, the FastTrack program has become an integral part of efforts to help students transition to the college classroom.

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07|09|15 - UK Alumna Hopes to Break Record, do Environmental Work While 'Paddling On' the Mississippi - University of Kentucky alumna Alyssum Pohl, a 2004 biology graduate and former Gaines Fellow, has embarked on a journey from source to sea kayaking the Mississippi River while documenting water pollution. - more...
07|01|15 - UK Places 84 Student-athletes on SEC Academic Honor Roll - Student-athletes from all eight of Kentucky's spring sports teams combined to earn a total of 84 spots on the Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll, Commissioner Greg Sankey announced on Tuesday. - more...
05|26|15 - UK Hosts Eminent Dutch Scientist at Regional Chronobiology Conference - The University of Kentucky Department of Biology welcomed researchers from Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky, as well as renowned Dutch scientist Serge Daan - more...
05|13|15 - First Annual UK Postdoctoral Symposium - They conduct lab research and teach classes, but they are neither faculty nor graduate students. Postdoctoral scholars, or postdocs, serve an important role at UK, a research institution. However, they are scattered across various departments and have not always had an opportunity to meet and share their work. - more...
05|08|15 - Three UK Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarships - Three University of Kentucky students have received the Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship (UGRAS), which will support their international independent research projects during the 2015 summer session. - more...
05|07|15 - Early Passion for Science, Medicine Puts UK Grad on Fast Track to Medical School - Two seems to be a lucky number for graduating senior Sibi Rajendran, of Frankfort, Kentucky. - more...

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Yang, F.;Baskin, JM ;Baskin, CC ;Yang, X.;Cao, D.;Huang, Z. "Effects of germination time on seed morph ratio in a seed-dimorphic species and possible ecological significance." Annals of botany 115, 1 (2015): 137-45. Details. Full text.
Hu, XW ;Fan, Y ;Baskin, CC ;Baskin, JM ;Wang, YR "Comparison of the effects of temperature and water potential on seed germination of Fabaceae species from desert and subalpine grassland." American journal of botany 102, 5 (2015): 649-60. Details. Full text.
Zhang, K ;Baskin, JM ;Baskin, CC ;Yang, X.;Huang, Z. "Lack of divergence in seed ecology of two Amphicarpaea (Fabaceae) species disjunct between eastern Asia and eastern North America." American journal of botany 102, 6 (2015): 860-9. Details. Full text.
Chen, SY ;Chou, SH ;Tsai, CC ;Hsu, WY ;Baskin, CC ;Baskin, JM ;Chien, CT ;Kuo-Huang, LL "Effects of moist cold stratification on germination, plant growth regulators, metabolites and embryo ultrastructure in seeds of Acer morrisonense (Sapindaceae)." Plant physiology and biochemistry : PPB / Societe francaise de physiologie vegetale 94, (2015): 165-73. Details. Full text.
Lai, L.;Tian, Y.;Wang, Y.;Zhao, X.;Jiang, L ;Baskin, JM ;Baskin, CC ;Zheng, Y. "Distribution of three congeneric shrub species along an aridity gradient is related to seed germination and seedling emergence." AoB PLANTS 7, (2015): Details. Full text.
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