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Biologist to present 'An Integrative, Multilevel Approach to Ecological Genomics'

Published: October 5, 2016

Dr. Josh Banta, assistant professor of Biology at the University of Texas at Tyler, will present “An integrative, multilevel approach to ecological genomics” on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 1-2 pm.  in STEM 101.

Dr. Banta graduated from Stony Brook University in 2008 with a Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Evolution and served as a Senior Postdoctoral Associate at New York University from 2008-2011.

His teaching experience includes General Biology I at the University of Texas at Tyler, Applied Ecology and Conservation Biology Lab  at Stony Brook University, and Biology I Lab, Biology II Lab and Ecology Lab at the University of Tennessee.

Dr. Banta has mentored 28 undergraduates during the last 10 years, including 17 women and three minorities. Five students presented their research at international professional meetings, and three of them received competitive travel awards. At least nine students have gone on to graduate school in science, or chosen research careers, and one of them has received an NIH pre-doctoral fellowship.

For more information about the lecture, please contact Dr. David Allard at David.Allard@tamut.edu.

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