OEB Seminars

Fall 2019 Seminar Schedule

Sep 13

Surfaces of selection and constraint: A skull story

Brown University

Host:  Craig Albertson
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Sep 20

Public engagement with human evolution: Examples from formal and informal education settings

The Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program

Host:  Norman Johnson
Co-hosted by the Department of Anthropology 
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Sep 27

The genetic basis of floral novelty in Aquilegia

Harvard University

Host:  Madelaine Bartlett
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

OEB/PB co-sponsored seminar; held on Friday

Oct 4

The genomic basis of variation in responses to environmental stressors in fish

University of British Columbia

Hosts:  Lian Guo; Jessica Norstog
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Oct 11

Transient dynamics in ecology

University of California, Davis

Hosts:  Joe Elkinton
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Oct 25

Variation in fall migration strategies of Semipalmated sandpipers in the Gulf of Maine

University of Maine, Orono

Host:  Cory Elowe
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Nov 1

The macrophysiology of food chain interactions

Yale University

Hosts:  Luis AguirreLynn Adler
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Nov 8

Straighten up and fly right: Long distance dispersal and flight control in Drosophila

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
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Dec 6

Faculty Lightning Talks

LYNN ADLER, Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
CRAIG ALBERTSON, Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
ADRIAN JORDAAN, Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst
MARK LECKIE, Geology and Earth Systems, University of Massachusetts Amherst
LAELA SAYIGH, Animal Behavior, Hampshire College

OEB Program

Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222