OEB Seminars

In the fall and spring semesters OEB seminars are generally held in Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222, Fridays at 4pm, unless otherwise noted. For seminars noted as remote, the Zoom link will be emailed to the OEB list-serv. 

All informal gathering precedes seminars at 3:45pm.
Each seminar is followed by an opportunity for continued conversation with the speaker.

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

Contact: UMass Seminars IDGP

Spring 2022 Seminar Schedule

Feb 4

OEB Postdoc Talks

Hybridization to extinction revisited: can gene flow between an invasive species and a native congener be a form of biotic resistance?
Jeremy Andersen

Integrating global change into conservation planning and prioritization to improve biodiversity outcomes

Tina Mozelewski

 

Zoom

Feb 11

TBD

Harvard University

Hosts: Margaret Hillard/David Sela

TBD

Feb 18

Darwin's Reach: Applications of Evolutionary Biology with Special Regard to Personalized Medicine

UMass Amherst

Hybrid

Feb 25

Leveraging research to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM

Colorado State University

Host: Will Pfadenhauer

Zoom

Mar 4

Phenotypic plasticity in behavior and coloration of an African cichlid fish

Queens College CUNY

Host: Craig Albertson

Zoom

Mar 11

Transposons as drivers of adaptation in a clonally evolving fungal pathogen

University of Cordoba Spain

Host: Li-Jun Ma

Zoom

Mar 25

Genital Coevolution and Sexual Conflict: Why Study Female Genitalia

 

Mount Holyoke

TBD

Apr 1

TBD

Dartmouth

Host: Lynette Sievert

TBD

Apr 8

Chemical Ecology of Plant Defense and Multi-trophic Interactions: Bad Bugs, Pungent Parasites and Toxic Travelers

Penn State

Host: Lynn Adler

TBD

Apr 15

TBD

University of Connecticut

Host: Eric Bittman

TBD

Apr 29

How Spiders Jump

Harvard University

Host: Alex Winsor

TBD