E.O. Grundset Lecture Series

The E.O. Grundset Lecture Series, named in honor of Southern’s beloved biology professor of 35 years, hosts research presentations by biologists and other scholars. The series is presented by the Kappa Phi Chapter of the Tri-Beta National Honor Society and the Biology Department.


*All lectures are located in Lynnwood Auditorium
*Free to the public

Upcoming Lectures  

October 19, 2017 | 7:30pm
"Is Autotomy Costly? A Tale of Spiders, of Legs Lost, and of What Comes After."
Christopher Brown, PhD
Department of Biology, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee.


November 2, 2017 | 8:00pm
James Gulley, M.D. PhD
Director, Medical Oncology Service Center for Cancer Research NIH, Bethesda, MD.


November 9, 2017 | 7:30pm
Jose Barbosa, PhD
Big, Geo, & Enviro Science, University of Tennessee Chattanooga.

Video Archives

"Estrogen, Sewage, and Sea Anemones: How Hormone Pollution Can Impact Anemones."
Michael Morgan, PhD
Department of Biology, Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia.
October 5, 2017 | Watch the Video>>
"Oral Microbial Community Dynamics and Virulence: Strategies for Survival Under Oxidative Stress."
Hansel Fletcher, PhD
Dean of Basic Sciences: School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California.
September 7, 2017 | Watch the Video>>