Seminars (Spring 2020)

Jan. 23: UConn EEB Postdoc Minisymposium
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Stephen De Lisle (Bolnick Lab)
   Origins of diversity in sexual organisms
Justin Kratovil (Jockusch Lab)
   Disentangling species boundaries in Desmognathus salamanders

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: Garcia-Robledo)

Jan. 30: Cory Merow (UConn)
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Attempts to forecast ecological responses to global change

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: Schlichting)

Feb. 6: William (Ned) Friedman (Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University)
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Connecting with organisms – restoring the human connection with nature

4:00pm Konover Auditorium
This is a Teale Lecture in the Dodd Center

Feb. 13: Robert Thorson (University of Connecticut)
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Substrates beneath ecosystems: a primer on New England’s glacial landscape

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: Goffinet)

Feb. 20: Dov Lank (Simon Fraser University)
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What maintains the balanced polymorphism among three male morphs of ruffs?

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: Rubega)

Feb. 27: Marjorie Weber (Michigan State University)
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Linking macroevolution and ecology using plant-arthropod mutualisms

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: Holsinger)

Mar. 5: Robert Litterman (Kepos Capital, LP)
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We are not pricing climate risk: A Wall Street perspective

4:00pm Konover Auditorium
This is a Teale Lecture in the Dodd Center

Mar. 12: Barbara Thiers (The New York Botanical Garden)
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Collectively saving plant and fungal biodiversity through the world’s herbaria

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: Goffinet)

Mar. 26: Jennifer Lau (Indiana University Bloomington)
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Evolution in a changing world: How species interactions influence adaptation to global change

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: EEB Grads)

Apr. 2: Barbara Ambrose (The New York Botanical Garden)
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The evolution and development of leaves

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: L. Lewis)

Apr. 9: Erika Edwards (Yale University)
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The promise of model clades in evolutionary research: new perspectives on leaf form evolution from continued study of Viburnum

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: Diggle)

Apr. 16: Chris Field (Stanford University)
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Frontiers in Climate Change Adaptation

4:00pm Konover Auditorium
This is a Teale Lecture in the Dodd Center

Apr. 23: Matt Forister (University of Nevada, Reno)
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Global change and western butterflies

3:30pm BPB 131 (host: Wagner, Elphick)