The Department of Biology and Geology offers an ongoing seminar series throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. Our speakers join Department of Biology and Geology undergraduate research students in offering an in-depth series of seminars that provide the latest information on a wide array of topics. 

All seminars take place in SCI 327 from 1:00-2:30 pm.

Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule

Date Presenter Title

Jan. 15

Brad Reinhart, UofSC Aiken

Safety Training

Jan. 22



Jan. 29

Grace Anne Martin, SC DHEC

Overview of SC's Department of Health and Environmental Control and Environmental Surveillance and Oversight Program

Feb. 5

Lisette Payero, Cornell

Understanding the Role of Exo1 in Meiotic Recombination

Feb. 12

Jennifer Ward, UNC Ashville


Feb. 19

Hehe Wang, Clemson

Towards a better understanding and improved management of plant bacteria diseases

Feb. 26

Chris Lowery, UT Austin


Mar. 5

Kara Powder, Clemson

Craniofacial development, evolution, and disease using cichlid fishes

Mar. 12



Mar. 19



Mar. 26

Jazmine Benjamin, UAB


Apr. 2

490 Student Seminars


Apr. 9

Spring Break


Apr. 16

490 Student Seminars

Also Scholar Showcase Poster session

Apr. 23

490 Student Seminars

Also Virtual Discover USC