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

Spring 2018 Seminar Schedule

Jan 26

No Seminar

Feb 2

Considering the WHOLE phenotype: emerging approaches to 3D quantitative morphology in eco-evo-devo

University of Calgary

Host: Dina Navon

Feb 9

Alexander Lecture

Socialized medicine in honey bee colonies


University of Minnesota

Host: Lynn Adler

Feb 16

Resolving the soil C cycle: Microbial potential and carbon transformations in a complex, structured system

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Host: William Rodriguez

Feb 23

Terrestrial organic carbon and the productivity of lake food webs: or, why we turned a lake brown and what we learned

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Host: Jason Carmignani

Mar 2

Seasonal camouflage hides animals while revealing possibilities for adapting to climate change

University of Montana

Host: Toni Lyn Morelli

Mar 9

No Seminar

Mar 16

No Seminar

Mar 23

Chemical and cognitive ecology of poison frogs

Stanford University

Host: Matheus Macedo-Lima

Co-sponsored by OEB and NSB

Mar 30

Environmental change shapes host defenses against parasites

University of Connecticut

Host: Sarah Emel

Apr 6

Integrating across biological levels to inform conservation

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Host: Lian Guo

Apr 13

Rapid evolution in silence: adaptive signal loss in the Pacific field cricket

Sinauer Associates Lecture

Host: Jeff Podos

Apr 20

Assessing hidden biodiversity using marine invertebrate larvae

Smithsonian Tropical Institute Panama

Host: Lynn Adler

Apr 27

 Biogeography, biome shifting, and functional traits in a widespread plant clade

Yale University 

Host: Madeleine Bartlett

Co-sponsored by PB and OEB