Lectures this week (Sept. 22-28)

Lectures this week (Sept. 22-28)

Monday, Sept. 24

Grassland Seminar Series, “Aerial Robotics Improve Turf Data Collection Efficiency,” Keenan Amundsen, agronomy and horticulture, 3 to 4 p.m., East Union

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Biochemistry/Redox Biology Center Seminar, “Heme Trafficking from the Ground Up: Lessons from C. elegans,” Iqbal Hamza, University of Maryland, 4 to 5 p.m., Beadle Center N172

Tuesday Talk, “New Palladian Quilt Discoveries,” Mary Ellen Ducey, university archives, noon to 1 p.m., International Quilt Study Center and Museum

Ethics Day Lecture, Bill O’Rourke, former CEO of Alcoa Russia, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Seminar, “Regulation of Glycine N-methyltransferase and Homocysteine: Critical Determinants in Health,” Kevin Schalinske, Iowa State University, noon to 1 p.m., East Union

School of Natural Resources Fall Research Seminar, “Remote Sensing, Water Stress and Things that Go Bump in the Night,” Art Zygelbaum, Betty Walter-Shea and Tim Arkebauer, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 901 Hardin Hall

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar, “RNA Synthetic Biology I: Suppressing HIV and RNA Aptamers,” Donald Burke, University of Missouri, 4 to 5 p.m., E103 Beadle Center

Thursday, Sept. 27

Global Studies Colloquium, “Religion, Secularism and Democracy in Turkey,” Raman Kilinc, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Nebraska Union

Ag Economics Seminar, “Recent Developments in International Agri-Food Markets,” Clayton Yeutter, ag economics alumnus, former Secretary of Agriculture and former U.S. Trade representative, 3 to 4:30 p.m., 116 Chase Hall

School of Biological Sciences Seminar, “RNA Synthetic Biology II: Exploring the Origin of Life with Kinase Ribozymes,” Donald Burke, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 112 Hamilton Hall

Women and Gender Studies Colloquium, “Whose Business is it Anyway?” Rose Holz, women and gender studies, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Nebraska Union

Friday, Sept. 28

Applied Ecology Seminar, “Dynamic Changes in the State of Nebraska’s Forest Resources,” Scott Josiah, Nebraska Forest Service, 3 to 4 p.m., 163 Hardin Hall

Mathematics Colloquium, Pablo Seleson, University of Texas, 115 Avery Hall

Joseph and Dorothy Young Memorial Lecture, “They Layered Landscape,” Rick Darke, author of “The Wild Garden,” 7 p.m., Hardin Hall auditorium

Heuermann Lecture, “Land-Grant Mission of 2012: Transforming Agriculture for the 2050 World,” former U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture Mike Johanns, Clayton Yeutter, John Block and Dan Glickman, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts