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 2019 Seminar Schedule

Sep 13


Brown University

Host:  Craig Albertson

Sep 20

Public Engagement with Human Evolution: Examples from Formal and Informal Education Settings

The Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program

Host:  Norman Johnson

Sep 27

The genetic basis of floral novelty in Aquilegia

Harvard University

Host:  Madelaine Bartlett

OEB/PB co-sponsored seminar; held on Friday

Oct 4


University of British Columbia

Oct 11


University of California, Davis

Oct 18


University of Sussex

Host:  Laura Katz

Oct 25

Automated VHF Radiotelemetry Reveals Site-based Variation in Migratory Strategies and the Threat of Sea Level Rise for Semipalmated Sandpipers on Migration in the Gulf of Maine

University of Maine, Orono

Host:  Cory Elowe

Nov 1

The Macrophysiology of Food Chain Interactions

Yale University

Hosts:  Luis AguirreLynn Adler

Nov 8


California Institute of Technology

Host:  Paul Katz
Alexander Speaker
OEB/NSB co-sponsored seminar; held on Friday

Nov 15

Viewing food chains from the middle-out: How prey responses to predation risk affect top-down & bottom-up processes

University of Connecticut, Avery Point

Host:  Brian Cheng

Dec 6


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