Raising awareness of STEM in daily life; all welcome
The School of Biological and Physical Sciences at Daytona State College announces its STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) seminar series for spring 2017, free and open to the public.
The one-hour seminars are held on Mondays, starting promptly at 5 p.m. in the Madorsky Theater, located in the Hosseini Center (Bldg. 1200), on DSC’s Daytona Beach Campus at 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. The first talk, on Monday, Feb. 6, features Unraveling Atmospheric Chemistry Mechanisms: From Mega-city Air Pollution to Global-scale Environmental Change presented by Song Gao, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. Chemistry and Biochemistry, Stetson University.
STEMinar presentations continue throughout the spring, as follows:
Feb. 20, 5 p.m.
Florida’s Springs in Danger: The Impacts of Invasive Species and Reduced Water Flow
Melissa Ann Gibbs, Ph.D., Professor & Director of the Aquatic & Marine Biology Program, Dept. Biology, Stetson University
March 6, 5 p.m.
How Cells Move: The Physics Behind Cell Migration
Holley E. Lynch, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics, Stetson University
March 27, 5 p.m.
Sexual Selection & Conflict, Ecological Immunity, Animal Behavior and Life Histories
Ken Fedorka, PhD., Associate Professor, Dept. Biology, University of Central Florida
April 10, 5 p.m.
Amazing Migratory Stem Cells and Other Tales from Hydractinia, a Colonial Marine Invertebrate
Christy Schnitzler, Assistant Professor, Biology, Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, University of Florida
The STEMinar series is coordinated by Dr. Jeffrey Squires, DSC assistant professor. For more information, contact Dr. Squires, [email protected].