Free Public Seminars



Penn State York’s

5th Annual

Science and Technology

Seminar Series

Spring 2007


Tuesday Afternoons (4:30 – 5:30 p.m.)

Community Room, Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center



Click on the speaker's name for details.


 (click here to download a schedule)



February 20     Medical Instruments in Our Hospitals Today versus Yesterday

                        David L. Marteny (York Hospital, WellSpan)


February 27     Andrew Cameron RESCHEDULED TO NEXT WEEK! (March 6th)

                        (Matthew Hoch talk rescheduled to May1st)


March 6           700 Million Years of Eating DNA:

                        A Conserved Competence Regulon in Gamma-Proteobacteria.

                        Dr. Andrew Cameron (University of British Columbia)

Text Box: March 10         Special Saturday Event: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.










March 20         The Jumping Genome:  Changing Ideas about Heredity and Evolution

                        Dr. Nina Fedoroff (Evan Pugh Professor of Biology, Penn State)     


March 27          Sleeping With Uncle Sam: The Government's Sex Education
                         Campaigns for Young Adults
                        Dr. Alexandra Lord (U.S. Public Health Service)


April 3               Stream Metabolism and Periphyton Communities
                         Dr. Thomas L. Bott (Stroud Water Research Center)


April 10            Stellar Evolution, Cataclysmic Eruptions, and the Mysterious

                        V838 Monocerotis

                        Dr. Timothy Lawlor (Penn State Delaware County)


April 17            Functional Genomics of Fire Blight Disease on Apple: A New

                        Approach to an Old Problem

                        Dr. Jay Norelli (USDA-ARS Appalachian Fruit Research Station)


April 24             Sentinel Molecular Diagnostics for Crop Agroterrorism

                        Dr. Joseph Lepo (University of West Florida)


May 1              Stream Restoration in the Pennsylvania Piedmont

                        Dr. Matthew P. Hoch (Assistant Professor of Biology, Penn State York)





This program is cosponsored by the Penn State York,

Student Activity Fee Committee and Faculty of Science, Math, and Engineering.


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