Friday Science Seminars
This weekly seminar series will cover a wide variety of topics from academic, industrial, commercial, and non-profit sectors in the fields of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science.
- The lectures are usually scheduled on Fridays from 3:30 – 5:00 pm in the SOU Science Auditorium, Science Building room 151
(please note that lectures are held during acedemic terms only - we do not schedule presentations during break periods), however, due to COVID-19 restrictions, some FSS mayb be offered via Zoom or livestream.
- These events are free and open to the public. Refreshments are provided courtesy of the STEM Division.
- Keep in touch! If you would like to receive a weekly announcement of our upcoming lecture, please email your request.
All SOU parking permits are "virtual" - your license plate is your permit, and you no longer need to display anything in your window. Please visit Parking Services for hourly rates and instructions. Street parking is always free.
Fall 2020 Seminars
- Novemeber 13 - Fall into Chemistry--Live Demo*, SOU Chemistry Club
- *Stay tuned for Zoom event link!
Winter 2020 Seminars
- February 21 - Intuitionistic Logic, Dr. Bill Scott
Previous Seminars 2018-2019
- January 18 - The New Age of Aging, Dr. Roger McDonald
- January 25 - Dioxin, Clocks and Oxygen: How Mammals Sense and Respond to Enviornental Change, Dr. Chris Bradfield
- February 8 - The Digital Revolution: Consequences for basic science and children's science education, Dr. Jim Bower
- February 22 - The Role of Metals in Alzheimer's Disease, Dr. Brie Paddock
- March 1 - Simulations of Key Enzymes in Tuberculosis, Dr. Greg Smith
- March 8 - RadNet Protocol Underreports Airborne Radiation in Kearney, Nebraska, Robert Price
- April 12 - Detecting Life: It's not as easy as it sounds, Richard Baird & Victoria Leo
- April 19 - Diet Interventions: What do we know and how do we know it?, Dr. Carolina Livi
- April 26 - No lecture scheduled due to SOU Campus event
- May 3 - Kieval Speaker, Dr. David Watkins, Washington State University
- May 10 - Bluetooth Medical Devices and Cybersecurity, Bill Saltzstein
- May 17 - No lecture scheduled due to SOU Campus event
- May 24 - The Tiny Green Machine: Investigating the genetics underlying culluar differnentiation and compund productino in cyanobacterium, Dr. Patrick Videau
- May 31 - It Will All Work Out, SOU Alumni Panel
- November 22 - Fixing CO2in anaerobic bacteria and a glimpse at the Chemistry of Color in Art, Lisa Warner, PhD
- November 15 - Summer internships and Reserach Experience for Undergraduates (REU), SOU Chemistry Student Panel
- November 8 - Part I: How to launch your career in research from SOU / Part II: A human stomach pathogen is attracted to bleach, Arden Perkins, PhD
- October 11 - What happens to my cat in the NMR instrument?, Dr. Tom Pratum
- October 18 - Music and the Brain, Dr. Lawrence Sherman (*note: this week's presentation will be held in the SOU Music Hall, room 231)
- October 25 - Direct determination of transition metal, lanthanide and actinide M-X bond dissociation energies: the first step to enhanced catalytic material design, Jason Sorenson, SOU alumnus and PhD candidate
- November 1 - Fall into Chemistry (live demonstration) , SOU Chemistry Club