Science on the Spot
Science on the Spot is a monthly event created to encourage interactions among scientists in different departments and disciplines.
This event takes on a variety of formats to encourage semi-formal interactions and to push towards an open exchange of ideas. Open participation is encouraged during these events. This is an excellent forum for sharing exciting ideas or discussing current research issues. Refreshments provided.


Spring 2017

March 9, 2017 - Aaron Lorenz, Satoshi Ishii

April 3, 2017 - Ya Yang, Ryan Hunter

Fall 2016

October 20th, 2016 - Jon Badalamenti, Posdoctoral Scientist (Bond Lab), BMBB


October 8th, 2015 - Todd Castoe, Department of Biology, University of Texas Arlington

November 12th, 2015 - MPGI Poster Session

February 4th, 2016 - Jonathan Schilling, Associate Professor, BBE & Cory Hirsch, Assistant Professor, PPATH

March 17th, 2016 - Jake Bailey, Assistant Professor, CSENG Earth Sciences & Cara Santelli, Assistant Professor, CSENG Earth Sciences

April 14, 2016 - Frank Albert, Assistant Professor, GCD, & Michael Freeman, Assistant Professor, BMBB



September 24th, 2014 - Trevor Gould + Gralnick Lab

November 6th, 2014 - David Baumler, Michael Smanski

December 4th, 2014 - Kathryn Bushley, Will Harcombe, Melania Figueroa, Mikael Elias

February 5th, 2015 - Jessica Gutknecht and Peter Kennedy

March 12th, 2015 - Yaniv Brandvain and Clay Carter

April 2nd, 2015 -   Poster Session:

  • Titu Devamani, Kevin Dorn, Stefanie Dukowic-Schulze, Celeste Falcon, Chris Flynn, Ana Gonzales, Aaron Hummel, Liane Nice, Scott Simpkins, Soon Li Teh, Nathan Tivendale, Leon Van Eck, and Xiaofei Zhang.    



September 26th, 2013 - Nathan Springer and Shaun Curtin

October 24th, 2013 - Michael Burns and Rachel Hillmer

December 12th, 2013 - Poster Session

April 3rd, 2014 - Candice Hirsch

May 1st, 2014 - Dana Freund and Will Truman