10/30/14 Biology Seminar   Speaker: Dr. Craig Sargent University of Kentucky... @ 116 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
4:00pm
10/31/14 Eco-Lunch Seminar Series @ Kuehne Conference Room (small animal bldg)
12:00pm
Paul Lenhart
11/06/14 Biology Seminar   Speaker: Dr. Connie Cepko Harvard University Host: Dr. Ann Morris Sponsored... @ 116 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
4:00pm
11/07/14 Eco-Lunch Seminar Series @ Kuehne Conference Room (small animal bldg)
12:00pm
Tom Maigret
11/13/14 Biology Seminar   Speaker: Dr. Ajay Srivastava Western Kentucky University Sponsored by... @ 116 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
4:00pm
11/14/14 Eco-Lunch Seminar Series @ Kuehne Conference Room (small animal bldg)
12:00pm
Ariane Mutzel
11/20/14 Biology Seminar   Speaker: Dr. David Samson Duke University Host: Dr. Bruce O'Hara Sponsored by... @ 116 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
4:00pm
11/21/14 Eco-Lunch Seminar Series @ Kuehne Conference Room (small animal bldg)
12:00pm
Alex Weiser
12/04/14 Biology Seminar   Speaker: Dr. Dan Simberloff University of Tennessee, Knoxville... @ 116 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
4:00pm
12/05/14 Eco-Lunch Seminar @ Kuehne Conference Room (small animal bldg)
12:00pm
Dan Simberloff
12/11/14 Biology Seminar   Speaker: Dr. Laura Kubatko Ohio State University... @ 116 T.H. Morgan Bldg.
4:00pm
12/12/14 Eco-Lunch Seminar @ Kuehne Conference Room (small animal bldg)
12:00pm
Li Tian
12/15/14 to 12/19/14 Finals Week - December 15 - 19 @
(All day)
10|01|14 - Stanford Biologist to Speak on 'Stem Cell Fate and Function' -

Helen Blau, director of Stanford University's Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology, will deliver the sixth annual Thomas Hunt Morgan Lecture, presented by the University of Kentucky Department of Biology.

10|01|14 - We're All Friends Here -

A&S faculty are erasing the gap between the natural sciences and the social sciences and humanities.

08|26|14 - Chellgren Center Honors 43 New Fellows -

Students from a variety of departments in the College of Arts & Sciences were recently named Chellgren Fellows.

08|13|14 - Regeneration Bonus: Jeramiah Smith -

Biologist Jeramiah Smith studies salamanders and sea lamprey to find genetic clues to regeneration.

07|23|14 - Regeneration Group: Ashley Seifert -

Professor Ashley Seifert, whose research is focused on skin regeneration, is studying the African spiny mouse, a tiny mammal with some amazing regenerative abilities.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Pillai-Kastoori, L ;Wen, W ;Wilson, SG ;Strachan, E ;Lo-Castro, A ;Fichera, M ;Musumeci, SA ;Lehmann, OJ ;Morris, AC "Sox11 is required to maintain proper levels of Hedgehog signaling during vertebrate ocular morphogenesis." PLoS genetics 10, 7 (2014): e1004491. Details. Full text.
Teal, PE ;Jones, D.;Jones, G.;Torto, B ;Nyasembe, V ;Borgemeister, C ;Alborn, HT ;Kaplan, F ;Boucias, D ;Lietze, VU "Identification of methyl farnesoate from the hemolymph of insects." Journal of natural products 77, 2 (2014): 402-5. Details. Full text.
Cao, D.;Baskin, CC ;Baskin, JM ;Yang, F.;Huang, Z. "Dormancy cycling and persistence of seeds in soil of a cold desert halophyte shrub." Annals of botany 113, 1 (2014): 171-9. Details. Full text.
Willis, CG ;Baskin, CC ;Baskin, JM ;, ;Venable, DL ;Cavender-Bares, J ;Donohue, K ;de Casas, Rubio ;Working, Group N.E.S.Cent Ge "The evolution of seed dormancy: environmental cues, evolutionary hubs, and diversification of the seed plants." The New phytologist 203, 1 (2014): 300-9. Details. Full text.
Wang, Y.;Wang, J.;Lai, L.;Jiang, L ;Zhuang, P ;Zhang, L.;Zheng, Y.;Baskin, JM ;Baskin, CC "Geographic variation in seed traits within and among forty-two species of Rhododendron (Ericaceae) on the Tibetan plateau: relationships with altitude, habitat, plant height, and phylogeny." Ecology and evolution 4, 10 (2014): 1913-23. Details. Full text.
 
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