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STEM Events and Opportunities

Fall 2019

Biology Seminar Series

The Department of Biology Research Seminar Series will host research talks from national, local and CSU-Pueblo
speakers on Thursdays from 12:20-1:20 PM in CHEM 104 (please note the time and location change). Faculty,
staff, graduate students and undergraduate students are encouraged to invite and host speakers; for all
scheduling, please contact Elizabeth Peterson at The Department of Biology
Research Seminar Series is sponsored by a Colorado-Wyoming Alliance for Minority Participation Grant, the
Communities to Build Active STEM Engagement, and the Department of Biology at CSU-Pueblo.

September 26: Dr. Nolan Coburn Kane, Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,
University of Colorado-Boulder

Talk Title: “How genomic tools broaden our biological understanding”
Host: Dr. Sang Park (

(Special Event - Monday) October 14: Dr. Scott Edwards, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Organismal & Evolutionary Biology, Curator of Ornithology, Harvard University

Talk Title: “Using Natural Experiments and Comparative Genomics to Understand the Evoultion of Birds"
Host: Dr. Lee Anne Martinez (

October 17: Dr. Michael Webster, Professor and Robert G. Engel Professor of Ornithology,
Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, Cornell University

Talk Title: “Sexual Signals & Divergence in Australian Fairywrens: From Genes to Behavior
to Speciation”
Host: Dr. Claire Ramos (
Note: This speaker is the plenary speaker for the CSM Research Symposium. 

Other Events and Opportunities

Tuesday, September 24: Research Poster Workshop with Marcus Giron of NREL

Time: 4:30-7pm (RSVP Requested to Abby Davidson - Dinner Provided)
Location: Life Science 116

Wednesday, September 25: Resume Workshop with Angelina Martin

Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Life Science 116

Monday, October 9: CSU Fort Collins Biomedical Engineering Graduate Programs Info Sessions

Time: 20-minute Info Sessions Offered at 9:30, 10:30, and 11:30
Location: CBASE Study Room (Life Science 112) - Free Coffee and Donuts!

Thursday, October 17: CSM Research Symposium

Time: 1:30-4:30pm
Location: Occhiato Student Center - Fireside Lounge

Saturday, October 19: 3rd Annual Dr. Dan Memorial 5K Run

Time: Race begins at 8am
Location: Thunderbowl Stadium Parking Lot


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