OEB Seminars

All seminars take place at 4:00 p.m. on Fridays in Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 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

Contact: UMass Seminars IDGP

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

Feb 7

The Vastness of Our Ignorance, and the Importance of Natural History: The example of turritellid gastropods

Cornell University 

Host: Josh Moyer
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Feb 14

TBA

Smith College

Host: Michelle R. Jackson
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Feb 21

Developing focus: lessons from specialized arthropod eyes

University of Cincinnati

Host: Beth Jakob
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Feb 28

TBA

Rutgers University 

Hosts: Paige Warren and Ben Normark
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Mar 6

TBA

Utah State University 

Host: Kit Straley
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Mar 27

Energetic mechanisms for coping with environmental change

Williams College

Hosts: Keith Nislow and Ben Letcher
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Apr 3

TBA

United States Department of Agriculture 

Host: Norman Johnson
Alexander Lecture 
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Apr 10

TBA

Michigan State University 

Host: Elsa Cousins
Bridge Lecture
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Apr 17

Using Population Genomics to Reveal Links Between Genotype and Phenotype

University of Massachsetts Amherst

Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Apr 24

TBA

Dartmouth College

Host: Jeffrey Blanchard
Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

May 1

TBA

University of California Santa Barbara

Hosts: Norman Johnson and Tobias Baskin
Location TBD