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Current Seminars

The weekly EEB seminar starts at 3:30 p.m. in 307 SERF (Science & Engineering Building), unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2018

Date Speaker Institution Title Host
1/12/2018 [first week of semester; no seminar]
1/19/2018 Scott Emrich Notre Dame Getting to the good stuff: Bioinformatics answers for a few hard speciation questions. (poster)  Gilchrist
1/26/2018 Jim Clark Duke Mid-latitude community reorganization across NEON with climate change (poster)
2/2/2018 Erin Dolan University of Georgia Undergraduate research at scale- What if the treatment is a CURE? (poster)  Schussler
2/9/2018 Casey terHorst California State University, Northridge The ecological players in the evolutionary theater: Contemporary evolution in communities. (poster)  Schweitzer
2/16/2018 Josh Tewksbury Future Earth Natural History’s place in Science and Society (posterThis seminar is affiliated with the Haines Morris Endowment-funded seminar series, “Why Natural History Matters in the 21st Century.”  Kwit
2/23/2018 [Recruitment Weekend]
3/2/2018 Danielle Levesque University of Maine Mammalian thermoregulation in hot climates: Clues for deciphering the past and predicting the future. (poster)  Sheldon
3/9/2018 Natalie Griffiths ORNL Effects of warming and elevated CO2 on ecosystem processes in a northern peatland. (poster)  Giam
3/16/2018 [Spring Break- no seminar]
3/23/2018 Axel Meyer Universität Konstanz Genomics of parallel adaptations and speciation in repeated species flocks of cichlid fishes. (poster)  Gavrilets
*Thursday* 3/29/2018  301 Burchfiel Geog. Bldg. 4-5 pm Mona Papes EEB Why Geography Matters to Ecologists: Geographical Patterns of Biodiversity.  (poster)
3/30/2018 [Spring Recess- no seminar]
1:30 pm
488 Dabney
Daniela Rivarola UT- Thesis Defense Protected Areas: When good intentions are not enough (poster)
4/6/2018 Melissa Cregger ORNL Small organisms with big impacts: Examining microbial dynamics across diverse ecosystems
4/13/2018 Thomas Whitham Northern Arizona University The genetics of local adaptation, community assembly, interaction networks, and stability help develop solutions to mitigate global change. (poster)  Bailey
4/20/2018 TBA
4/27/2018 TBA


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