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

Fall 2018 Schedule coming soon...

Video Archives

"The Rattlesnake's Deadly Bite: Venom Metering, Venom Composition, and Snakebite"
Dr. William K Hayes
April 12, 2018 | Watch the Video>>
"The Edge of Evolution"
Michael Behe, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry, Lehigh University, Iacocca Hall, PA
March 15, 2018 | Watch the Video>>
"The Dewey Decimal System of Bone: An Epigenetic Pathway that Controls Bone Growth In-Vivo"
Benjamin Wildman, PhD candidate, AUB, Birmingham, Alabama
February 22, 2018 | Watch the Video>>
"Sea Cucumbers: Rotting and Regenerating Zombies of the Sea"
Jim Nestler, PhD
Dept. of Biological Sciences, Walla Walla University
February 8, 2018 | Watch the Video>>
"Research in the Nelsen/Corbit Lab: Ecology, Toxinology, and Venomous Organisms"
Dr. Nelsen and Dr. Corbit
Dept. Biology and Allied Health, Southern Adventist University
January 18, 2018 | Watch the Video>>
"Finding Answers: From Environmental Stress to Human Health Using Molecular Approaches"
Jose Barbosa, PhD
Dept. Biological & Environmental SciencesUniversity of Tennessee at Chattanooga
November 9, 2017 | Watch the Video>>
"The Road to Bethesda: Search for a Cure"
James Gulley, M.D. PhD
Director, Medical Oncology Service Center for Cancer Research NIH, Bethesda, MD.
November 2, 2017 | Watch the Video>>
"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.
October 19, 2017 | Watch the Video>>
"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>>