Seminars (Fall 2017)

Aug. 31: UConn EEB Postdoc Minisymposium

Sean Giery (Urban Lab)
   Evolutionary ecology of sexual selected traits: evaluating the effects of predators
Jacob Socolar (Tingley Lab)
   Avian responses to global change: Biodiversity loss, community turnover, and life-history adaptation

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: EEB)

Sep. 7: Christina Riehl (Princeton)

Cheaters and collaborators: the evolution of cooperative breeding in a tropical bird

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: Wells)

Sep. 15: Heather Lynch (Stony Brook)

How many Adelie penguins are there? And other mysteries solved by satellites

2:30pm Young 100 (host: Joint Seminar with NRE)
Note: (Friday)

Sep. 21: Joel Berger (Colorado State)

Extreme conservation: a planet without glaciers

4:00pm Konover Auditorium

Sep. 28: Mike Singer (Wesleyan)

Ecology and evolution of dietary specialization in Lepidoptera

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: Wagner)

Oct. 5: Brett Scheffers (Florida)

Life in the trees: how vertical forest structure influences biogeography

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: Garcia-Robledo)

Oct. 12: Adrienne Kovach (New Hampshire)

Molecular signatures of biocomplexity and resilience in Atlantic cod across space and time

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: Elphick)

Oct. 19: Emily Bernhardt (Duke)

Mining the mountains: the environmental legacies of coal mining in Appalachia

4:00pm Konover Auditorium

Oct. 26: Kathy Kavanagh (UMass-Dartmouth)

Ecologically-driven evolution of vertebrate segmentation along a developmentally-favored trajectory

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: Jockusch)

Nov. 2: Shuhai Xiao (Virginia Tech)

On the eve of the Cambrian explosion of animals

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: Bush)

Nov. 9: Jeffrey Cramer (Walden Woods Project)

Thoreau as activist: writing to save the world

4:00pm Konover Auditorium

Nov. 16: Noelle Beckman (Utah State)

Extinction risk of plant species under global change

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: Bagchi)

Nov. 30: Andrew Eckert (Virginia Commonwealth)

Ecotypic differentiation and its role in the origin and maintenance of species boundaries within Pinus

4:00pm BPB 131 (host: Wegrzyn)