All SVMBS seminars are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, the seminars will be held in 145 VBS on East Campus at 3:30 p.m, and streamed via Zoom at unless noted otherwise on the listing below.

Jan 30

Dr. Robert Davey
Professor, Boston University
Drug repurposing at high biocontainment: Lessons learnt from screening against Ebola and SARS-CoV-2 viruses
Host: Shi-Hua Xiang

Zoom link for this seminar:

Feb 6

Dr. Amy Walton
Assistant Professor of Practice, UNL
The Veterinary Clinical Skills Laboratory: Enhancing Student Abilities with Simulators

Feb 13

Dr. Andrew Hamann
Research Assistant Professor, UNL
Engineering Gene Delivery to Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Potential Therapeutic Applications
Host: Amy Desaulniers

Feb 20

Hannah Olson and Macy Rasmussen
Undergraduate and Graduate Student, UNL
Olson: Genotype classification of Moraxella bovis using MALDI-TOF MS profiles Rasmussen: Discrimination of Salmonella enterica phenotypes using Fourier- Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR)
Hosts: Dustin Loy and Matt Hille

Feb 27

Dr. Nicole Buan
Associate Professor, Biochemistry, UNL
Competition and syntrophy between human gut symbionts Bacteroides and Methanobrevibacter
Host: Greg Somerville

Mar 6

Dr. Yongjun Wang
Research Assistant Professor and Director of BORC, UNL
Biomedical and Obesity Research Core (BORC) Can Help!
Host: Amy Desaulniers

Mar 13

No Seminar -- Spring Break

Mar 20

Jaden Carlson
Graduate Student, Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center, UNL
Effect of heart failure genetic risk factors on health and performance in feedlot cattle
Host: Dr. Brian Vander Ley

Mar 27

Dr. Mihalis Panagiotidis
Senior Scientist and Department Head, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
Nutri-epigenomic approaches in drugging the epigenome of malignant melanoma towards increasing therapeutic effectiveness
Host: Rodrigo Franco

Apr 3

Dr. Robert Wilson
Research Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources, UNL
Life in the North: host movement and their parasites
Host: Dr. Scott McVey

Apr 10

Dr. Jeff Price
Research Assistant Professor, UNL
Gut microbiota effects on T cell-driven inflammatory bowel disease
Host: Amy Desaulniers

Apr 17

Dr. Brian Vander Ley
Associate Professor, Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center, UNL
Systems Thinking in Veterinary Education

Apr 24

Professional Development Team
Graduate Studies
CV and cover letter writing for grad students
Host: Dr. Greg Somerville

May 1

Nicole Nordell
Graduate Student, UNL
Lactocrine Programming of Testis Development
Host: Dr. Amy Desaulniers

May 8

Dr. Rodney Moxley
Professor, UNL
Association of ISVsa3 with Multidrug Resistance in Salmonella enterica Isolates from Cattle
Host: Dr. Amy Desaulniers