James L. Seago
Speaker: Dr. Hilary McManus
Alumna Dr. Hilary McManus will discuss her role in a global initiative for women in science and her February journey to Antarctica. She is one of the first participants in the Homeward Bound organization, which is targeting 1,000 women with science backgrounds over the next 10 years to become the decision-makers who will develop new policies and lead the change. She is a member of the biology faculty at Le Moyne College, where she earned the Louis D. DeGennaro Undergraduate Mentor Award. After her presentation, the public can stay for a short reception followed by the documentary screening and discussion of “Beneath the Surface: The Storied History of Onondaga Lake” with writer/director Mark Eischen in Room 122 of the Shineman Center. Part of the Feinberg Excellence Fund Series on Gender and Sports. Free; parking in lot 8, along Washington Boulevard in front of Shineman Center.
Location: Room 175, Shineman Center
Thursday, April 26, 6:15 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Concert: Chamber Orchestra - Ballet
Members of SUNY Oswego's College-Community Orchestra will perform pieces by Bach, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn and Mozart. The Orchestra will be joined by dancers ages 5 to 21 from the college's "Intermediate Ballet Technique" class and others from the Oswego Ballet Academy. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/parking. 315-312-2130.
Location: Ballroom, Sheldon Hall
Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Softball vs. Alfred
No admission fee.
Location: Laker Softball Field
Monday, April 23, 3 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Women's lacrosse vs. Buffalo State
No admission fee
Location: Laker Turf Stadium
Tuesday, April 24, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 22, 11:12 p.m. - 11:12 p.m.
Title: Professor Emeritus of Biology (taught 1968-2014)
Knox College, BA in Biology
Miami University, MA in Botany
University of Illinois, PhD in Botany
My interests include: plant anatomy and development; root apical meristems; structural adaptations of plants to wetland habitats, esp., invasive vs. native plants; treesand shrubs of Oswego. Plants I continue to study include, but are not limited to: water lilies of the world, Gunnera of the southern hemisphere, grasses of the Yangtze River floodplain, and the living fossil Ginkgo. I work with colleagues in the Czech Republic, China, Canada, Brazil, SUNY ESF, and SUNY Oswego and with former students on the department's Zeiss laser confocal microscope and Zeiss Stemi2000 dissecting scope.
Yang, C., X Zhang, J Li, M. Bao, D. Ni, and J. L. Seago, Jr. 2014. Anatomy and histochemistry of roots and shoots in wild rice (Zizania latifolia Griseb.). Journal of Botany 181727: 1-9.
Seago, J. L., Jr., and Danilo D. Fernando. 2013. Anatomical aspects of angiosperm root evolution. Annals of Botany 112: 223-238.
Yang, Choadong, Xia Zhang, Cunyu Zhou, and James L. Seago, Jr. 2011. Root and stem anatomy and histochemistry of four grasses from the Jianghan floodplain along the Yangtze River, China. Flora 206: 653-661.
Meyer, C. J., J. L. Seago, Jr., and C. A. Peterson. 2009. Environmental effects on the maturation of the endodermis and multiseriate exodermis of Iris germanica roots. Annals of Botany 103: 687-702.
Heimsch, C., and J.L. Seago, Jr. 2008. Organization of the root apical meristem in angiosperms. American Journal of Botany 95: 1-21. Invited Special Paper.
Soukup, A., J. L. Seago, Jr., and O. Votrubová. 2005. The developmental anatomy of the root cortex of the basal monocotyledon, Acorus calamus (Acorales, Acoraceae). Annals of Botany 96: 379-385.
Seago, J.L., Jr., L. C. Marsh, K. Stevens, A. Soukup, O. Votrubová, D. E. Enstone. 2005. Review: A re-examination of the root cortex of wetland flowering plants with respect to aerenchyma. Annals of Botany 96: 565-579.
Seago, J.L., Jr., and Marilyn A. Seago. 2004. Development and structure of the root cortex in adventitious roots of Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae). Biologia , Bratislava Suppl.: 59: 49-56.
McManus, Hilary A., J.L. Seago, Jr., and L.C. Marsh. 2002. Epifluorescent and histochemical aspects of shoot anatomy of Typha latifolia L., Typha angustifolia L., and Typha glauca Godr. Annals of Botany 90: 489-493.
Seago, J.L., Jr. 2002. The root cortex in the Nymphaeaceae, Cabombaceae, and Nelumbonaceae. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 129: 1-9.