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MMG Seminars - Fall 2021 & Spring 2022

All MMG seminars are at 3:10 P.M., TUESDAY, in both BPS 1415 and on Zoom, unless noted otherwise in the table below.

All MMG Seminar questions should be directed to

Seminar Coordinators: Aretha Fiebig, Dohun Pyeon, & Nina Wale
Graduate Student Representatives: Kayla Conner & Paige Kies

Zoom link:
Please note:  The password will be emailed separately prior to the seminars

MMG Seminars for FALL 2021

MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host
September 7 Scholarship of teaching and learning to achieve student success Dr. Kathleen Hoag, Michigan State University DiRita
September 21 Cell envelope stress causes rearrangement of cellular architecture in enterococcal biofilms Dr. Michelle Korir, Aurora University Manning
October 12   Dr. Neal Hammer, Michigan State University DiRita
October 19 **Zoom-Only Seminar** Dr. Eduardo Gonzalez-Pastor, Center of Astrobiology - Madrid, Spain Reguera
October 26 Fall Break - No Seminar
November 2 Election Day - No Seminar
November 9   Dr. Kefei Yu, Michigan State University DiRita
November 30   Dr. Joshua Blodgett, Washington University - St Louis Reguera
December 7   Dr. Erica Majumder, University of Wisconsin-Madison Reguera

MMG Seminars for Spring 2022

MMG Seminar Date MMG Seminar Topic Seminar Speaker Host
January 11      
January 18      
January 25      
February 1      
February 8      
February 15   Dr. Janani Ravi, Michigan State University Dr. Gemma Reguera
February 22      
March 1 **Zoom-Only Seminar** Dr. Murat Eren, University of Oldenburg Dr. Ashley Shade
March 8 Spring Break - No Seminar
March 15      
March 22      
March 29      
April 5      
April 12      
April 19 Early Career Award Lecture    
April 26 MMG Graduate Poster Session & MMG Awards Reception
** Lincoln Room, Kellogg Center, 3:00-6:00pm **
May 3 Finals Week