Seminars

Past seminars given in 2018-19
Andrew Moeller
January 17, 2019

Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Cornell University
"Adaptation of a mammalian species to its gut microbiota"
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Gideon Bradburd

Steven Wright
January 24, 2019

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of Toronto
"Evolution of sex chromosomes: Y degenerate?" 
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Kevin Bird

Judith Becerra
January 31, 2019

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Arizona
"2-Alkenals: from heteropteran microbial symbiosis to Alzheimer's disease“   
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Andrea Glassmire

Jacqueline Gill
February 7, 2019

Paleoecology & Plant Ecology
University of Maine
"The once and future forests: Ice age experiments for a warming world"
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Phoebe Zarnetske

Emma Rosi
February 14, 2019

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
"Large animals influence river biogeochemistry in
the Mara River, Kenya"

3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Steven Hamilton

Mariah Meek
February 21, 2019

Department Integrative Biology
Michigan State University
"Unnatural selection and genetic drift: Fish population genomics in human dominated ecosystems”
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)

Craig Miller
February 28, 2019

Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley
"Fishing for the genetic basis of vertebrate evolution, development, and regeneration"
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Ingo Braasch

Christine Drea
March 14, 2019

Evolutionary Anthropology
Duke University
"The evolution of cooperative breeding: 
Mechanisms and tradeoffs in the meerkat"

3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Tracy Montgomery

Tawny Mata
March 21, 2019

Director of Strategic Engagement
The Nature Conservancy
Careers outside of academia
"The power, and the limitations, of a scientific mind in a political world"

3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Nick Haddad

Kate Yoshida
March 21, 2019

Curator of Biology
Las Vegas Natural History Museum 
"Careers outside of academia"
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Kay Holekamp

Diego Salazar
March 28, 2019

Department of Biological Sciences
Florida International University
"The diffused evolution of secondary chemistry"
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Marjorie Weber

Mimi Koehl
April 4, 2019

Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley
"Moving through a turbulent world"
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Taylor Rupp

Eli Strauss
April 11, 2019

Distinguished Student Speaker
Integrative Biology
Michigan State University
"Social dynamics and social inequality in 
long-term study of a wild carnivore
"
Sponsored:  Kay Holekamp

Daizabura Shizika
April 18, 2019

Biological Sciences
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
"The annual reassembly of a social network in a
migratory bird: Connecting social relations to
trait function
"
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Eli Strauss

Chris Funk
April 25, 2019

Distinguished EEBB Speaker
Department of Biology
Colorado State University
"Microgeographic adaptation in island archosaurs: mechanisms and conservation implications"
3:30 p.m., 1420 BPS (Biomedical Physical Science)
Contact:  Miranda Wade