30) “Linking loss of dystrophin to the pathophysiology of Duchenne muscular dystrophy”. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Michigan State University, MI, 12/01/2021.
29) “Modelagem de distúrbios neuromusculares usando Caenorhabditis elegans“. Second Pernambucan C. elegans Meeting, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, 08/10/2021.
28) “Pathophysiology of Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy”. Baylor University, Wako, TX, 03/12/2021.
27) “Nematodes and their use in research”. New England College, Henniker, NH, 03/12/2021.
26) “Using the burrowing behavior of C. elegans to study the pathophysiology of Duchenne muscular dystrophy”. Second Latin American Worm Meeting, Rosario, Argentina, 02/20/2020.
25) “Harnessing the natural behaviors of the nematode C. elegans to model neural and muscular disorders”. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 02/07/2020.
24) “Using worms to model human disorders”. Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 01/22/2020.
23) “Animal magnetoreception: How worms harness the earth’s magnetic field”. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 12/10/2019.
22) “Of magnets and muscles: using worms to study the genetic and cellular underpinnings of natural behavior and disease”. Tenure&Promotion Talk. Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 11/31/2019.
21) “Neuroethology of magnetic field orientation by a nematode worm”. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 10/17/2019.
20) “Neuroethology with the worm: insights into magnetic field navigation and muscular dystrophy.” L’Université du Québec à Montréal, QC, 08/05/2019.
19) “Detection and orientation to magnetic fields by a multimodal sensory neuron.” Gordon Research Conference, Neuroethology: Behavior, Evolution, and Neurobiology. Multimodal Strategies for Behavioral Control: Molecules, Neurons, Circuits and Behavior, VT, 07/29/2019.
18) “Transparent worms and invisible force fields: How the tiny nematode C. elegans use the earth’s magnetic field to find its way around the world.” University Club, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 02/15/2019.
17) “Small animals and small force fields: orientation to the earth’s magnetic field by the nematode C. elegans.” Wabash College, IN, 04/11/2019.
16) “Investigating the biological basis for magnetic field detection.” Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX, 09/27/2018.
15) “Behavioral, cellular, and molecular basis of magnetic orientation in the nematode C. elegans.” Murray State University, KY, 04/27/2018.
14) “Using the nematode C. elegans to study the behavioral, cellular, and molecular basis of magnetic field detection and orientation.” 1st Latin American Worm Meeting, Montevideo, Uruguay, 02/22/2017.
13) “From magnets to muscles: the unquantifiable benefits of basic research.” University of Illinois at Chicago, Rockford, IL, 2016.
12) “Genetic and behavioral basis of magnetic orientation in the nematode C. elegans.” 114th International Titisee Conference: Molecules and mechanisms of magneto, thermo, and mechano sensation. Titisee, Black Forest, Germany, 2016.
11) “Detection and orientation to Earth’s magnetic field by the nematode C. elegans.” II Meeting of Neuroethology in the Southern Cone, Montevideo, Uruguay, 2016.
10) “Investigation of the neural and molecular basis of magnetic orientation in the nematode C. elegans.” Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, 2015.
9) “Molecular and neuronal basis of magnetic field detection.” University of Illinois at Chicago, Rockford, IL, 2015.
8) “Geographical tuning in magnetotactic response across C. elegans wild-type isolates.” 20th International C. elegans Meeting, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2015.
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7) “Magnetic orientation in C. elegans is mediated by a pair of magnetosensitive neurons.” Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. Austin, TX, 2014.
6) “Dopamine and serotonin are responsible for locomotor gait transitions in C. elegans.” Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. Austin, TX, 2014.
5) “Magnetic orientation in worms: behavior, neurons, and molecules.” Brain, Behavior and Evolution Seminar. UT Austin, TX, 2013.
4) “Biogenic amines mediate the transition between motor gaits.” Brain, Behavior and Evolution Lecture. UT Austin, TX, 2013.
3) “Magnetotaxis in C. elegans.” 19th International C. elegans Meeting. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2013.
2) “Detection and orientation to Earth’s magnetic field by the nematode C. elegans.” Department of Biology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 2013.
1) “C. elegans selects distinct crawling and swimming gaits via dopamine and serotonin.” 18th International C. elegans Meeting, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2011