OEB Seminars

All seminars take place at 4:00 p.m. on Fridays in MOR2 222 unless otherwise noted. 

Refreshments precede seminars at 3:45 p.m.

Each seminar is followed by an opportunity for further refreshments and continued conversation.

To find more seminars in the Life Sciences, visit the Graduate Programs in Life Sciences Calendar.

For a listing of seminars offered through the College of Natural Sciences, go to CNS Department and Program Seminars

Fall 2016 Seminar Schedule

Sep 16

What determines the latitudinal gradient in bird species diversity across the Himalayas?

Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago

HOST:  Amy Strauss

Sep 30

Rapid evolution of a virulent phytopathogen

Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School

HOST:  Matt Boyer

Oct 7

Alexander Lecture: 
The music of evolution: An exploration of jumping spiders and phylogeny

Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia

HOST:  Elizabeth Jakob

Oct 14

Anthropogenic and climatic effects on African mammal macroecology

Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

HOST:  Courtney Babbitt

Oct 21

Rapid genome-wide evolution in Brassica rapa following a climate change

Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University

HOST:  Ana Caicedo

Oct 28

Evolutionary insights into medical issues in the contemporary humans

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Yale University

HOST: Courtney Babbitt

Nov 4

Genetics of adaptation in the mate recognition environment

Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University

HOST:  Jeff Podos

Nov 18

Pollination mutualisms in a warming world

Applied Ecology, North Carolina State University

HOST:  Lynn Adler

Dec 2

LSGRC Annual Symposium

All day symposium organized by life sciences grad students to feature their diverse research

Details will be available this fall

Dec 9

Exercise physiology of birds during migration and its conservation implications

Department of Natural Resources Science, University of Rhode Island

HOST: Alex Gerson