STEMinar series returns Feb. 10


STEMinar series returns Feb. 10

The  School of Biological and Physical Sciences at Daytona State College announces its STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) seminar series for spring 2020.

The one-hour seminars are held on Mondays, starting promptly at 5 p.m. in the Madorsky Theater, located in the Hosseini Center on DSC’s Daytona Beach Campus at 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.

All STEMinars are free and open to the public.

Monday, Feb. 10

The Diversity and Bioactivity of Chemicals Produced by Microorganisms: Isolation of Anticancer, Antibacterial, and Antiviral Compounds from Under-Explored Microbes  presented by Sandra Loesgen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bio-science, University of Florida.

March 23

Discovery of Small Objects Orbiting in the Outer Solar System Using Photometric Techniques Estela Fernandez-Valenzuela Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, Florida Space Institute, University of Central Florida

March 30

Squid-Vibrio Symbiosis in Space: Host-Microbe Interactions and Innate Immunity Lexi Duscher, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate, The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, University of Florida

April 6

Analytical Methods for Visualizing and Identifying Structural Load Paths and Load Flow Ali Tamijani, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

April 13

Marine Turtle Movement, Diet, and Population Dynamics: Implications for Protected Species Policies Erin Seney, Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Biology, University of Central Florida

The STEMinar series is coordinated by Dr. Jeffrey Squires, DSC associate professor.

For more information, call 386-506-4714 or email



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