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Department Chair
Daniel Shain

Department Secretary
Janet Caruso
(856) 225-6497

Undergraduate Biology
Kwangwon Lee

Graduate Biology
William M. Saidel

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Biology Seminar Series

Upcoming Seminars

All lectures will take place in the Science Lecture Hall, Science Building at Rutgers–Camden unless otherwise noted.


Presenter’s Name



September 8, 2016

Myla Aronson

Rutgers-New Brunswick

Biodiversity in human-dominated landscapes

September 15, 2016

Sean O’Donnell

Drexel University

Social insect brain plasticity evolution

September 22, 2016

Vince D’Amico

University of Delaware & US Forest Service

Urban Forestry: FRAME project

September 29, 2016

Peter Morin

Rutgers-New Brunswick

Community Ecology

October 06, 2016

Walter Bien

Drexel University

Ecology research at the Warren Grove Gun Range

October 13, 2016

Julie Urban

Penn State University


October 20, 2016

Jessica Ware


Evolution of dragonflies and damselflies

October 27, 2016

Jen Krumins

Montclair State University

Microbial diversity and nutrient cycling

November 03, 2016

Tonia Hsieh

Temple University

Animal biomechanics and evolutionary morphology

November 10, 2016

Tim Linksvayer

University of Pennsylvania

Social evolution, evolutionary genetics, & behavioral ecology

November 17, 2016

Zachary Borden

Joshua Waters


Cobalt resistance induced through mutation in a sulfur-controlling pathway

Exploring quantitative trait loci underlying natural variation in biofuel-production processes.

November 22, 2016

Biology Student Presentations



December 01, 2016

Biology Student Presentations



December 08, 2016

Biology Student Presentations



December 15, 2016

Biology Student Presentations




Past Seminars

“Extracellular and intracellular ATP concentration in Neurospora, mouse, and rat: metabolic circadian/ultradian rhythm markers?” by Steven Moffett

Science Lecture Hall, Science Building
Thursday, September 12, 2013
12:30 – 1:20 pm

“How sleep affects the developmental learning of bird song” by Kyle Jenkins

“Quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) modeling of serotonin type-6 (5-HT6) and antagonists” by Daniel Russo

Science Lecture Hall, Science Building
Thursday, May 2, 2013
12:30 – 1:20 pm

“The fruit fly:  A tractable system to study tolerance of low temperatures” by Daniel Ricketti

“Mapping the distribution of regulatory sequences during Drosophila oogenesis” by Nicole Pope

Science Lecture Hall, Science Building
Thursday, April 25, 2013
12:30 – 1:20 pm