Lecture Schedule (2019)

Here you will find the time and date of each talk for the entire year of 2019. Speakers and lecture topics will be added as the date approaches. ***Note that the dates from June to October have changed as of March 29th, 2019

February’s Tap Talk (2020)

Februrary 21st, 2020 Fantastical Dark Matter and How to Find it Speaker: Dr. Jodi Cooley from Southern Methodist University, Dallas Neural Networks: The Age of Machines Speaker: Juan Cardenas, Graduate student from UT Arlington What snakes (and their genomes) can teach us about regenerative medicine Speaker: Blair Perry, Graduate student from UT Arlington

January’s Tap Talk (2020)

January 10, 2020 What is the ‘Texas Blazar’ and why are astrophysicists so excited about it? Speaker: Dr. Katherine Rawlins from the University of Alaska, Anchorage Moon Moment! Speaker: Sarah Twidal from the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

December’s Tap Talk (2019)

December 13th, 2019 Myths and Monsters: How common misconceptions change how we view ancient life Speaker: Hillary Cepress-McLean Encryption Never Dies: How to be a Spy Speaker: Ben Smithers The Fun Fundamentals of Fungi with a Fun Guy Speaker: Nicholas Byrnes

November’s Tap Talk (2019)

November 8th, 2019 Can shining light on your head improve your memory? Speaker: Dr. Hanli Liu The little things that run the world: addressing the importance of insects in the face of an insect apocalypse. Speaker: Dr. Adam Mitchell A Journey through the Brain: characteristics and Motifs of Seizures Speaker: Ariel Leslie

October’s Tap Talk (2019)

October 11th, 2019 The Fun Fundamentals of Fungi with a Fun Guy Speaker: Nicholas Byrnes Stress…What it is and what to do about it Speaker: Shane Snyder Strong Independent Lizards who Don’t Need a Man: a Tale of Clonal Reproduction Speaker: Kathleen Currie

September’s Tap Talk (2019)

September 13th, 2019 Qit from Qubit: Quantum information and Computation Speaker: Dr. Ben Jones Image or Object: Preserving Photographs Speaker: Sarah Casto Falconry in the Modern World Speaker: Dr. Corey Roelke

August’s Tap Talk (2019)

August 9th, 2019 A Promising Nano-drug for Cancer Therapy Speaker: Lalit Chudal The Ocean and You Speaker: Dr. Contessa Ricci EQ: Emotional Intelligence Speaker: Julia Shah

July’s Tap Talk (2019)

July 12th, 2019 Alien Life on Kepler-452b Speaker: Niyousha Davachi Effects of Multiple transmission Pathways on Zika Dynamics: A Mathematical Modeling Approach Speaker: Dr. Omomayowa Olawoyin Drug Discovery and the Potential of Non-psychotripic Cannabinoids Speaker: Dr. Frank Foss

June’s Tap Talk (2019)

June 14th, 2019 Nuclear Fusion: Here comes the sun Speaker: Logan Norman Living in a Lonely World: Social Media and other Psychosocial Related Factors Speaker: Dani Brecht Skulls, Tattoos, and Race Cars: Understanding Hydrocephalus and Shunts Speaker: Desiree Bates