Graduate Colloquium Series
Spring 2013 Schedule
203C Natural Sciences Bldg. (unless otherwise noted)
Pizza served for attendees
January 16: Megan Woltz (graduate student in Entomology)
Title: “Role of landscape factors and lady beetle immigration in soybean aphid biocontrol”
January 30: Ben Roller (graduate student in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics)
Title: "Why do bacteria grow slowly?"
February 27: Jeff Morris (post-doc in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics)
Title: “The black queen hypothesis and the evolution of ecology”
March 13: Emily Weigel (graduate student in Zoology)
Title: “Temporal impacts on sexual selection in threespine sticklebacks”
March 27: Emily Dittmar (graduate student in Plant Biology)
Title: “The genetics underlying adaptation- empirical studies using natural plant populations”
April 10: Nick Testa (graduate student in Zoology)
Title: "Keeping males and females the right size: the developmental basis of sexual size dimorphism"
April 17: Marta Jarzyna (graduate student in Fisheries and Wildlife)
Title: "Is the temporal beta-diversity of avian communities another fingerprint of climate change impacts?"
April 24: Shampa M. Ghosh (Post-doct in Zoology)
Title: "Thermal Plasticity of Body and Organ Size in Drosophila: The Underlying Physiology, Genetics and Quantitative Variation"