Published on October 22, 2021 by Sean Flynt  
The seal of Samford University
The seal of Samford University
Samford University’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is hosting a series of public online seminars this fall. The seminars, featuring regional experts and diverse topics, include:

Unothering the Albino

October 28, 3:30 p.m.
Niya Miller–Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Samford University
Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 940 3807 7641
Passcode: 2w923t

Mucociliary Transport Deficiency in Cystic Fibrosis and Covid-19

November 4, 3:30 p.m.
Courtney Fernandez Petty­­­–Scientist, Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center, School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Zoom LinkMeeting ID: 939 5174 5447
Passcode: 4q930q

Reintroduction of Eastern Indigo Snakes into Conecuh National Forest: Lessons Learned

November 11, 3:30 p.m.
Jimmy Stiles–Ph.D. Candidate, Auburn University
Zoom LinkMeeting ID: 919 6272 2125
Passcode: 0j187y

The Role of Cdk5 in Neuroendocrine Tumors:  New Models and Predictive Biomarkers

November 18, 3:30 p.m. (via Zoom and live in Christenberry Planetarium)
Angela Carter–Instructor, Gastrointestinal Surgery Division of the Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Zoom LinkMeeting ID: 952 0918 1687
Passcode: 8o273d
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