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Department Seminars

Spring 2018 Schedule (all seminars are held at 4:30 p.m in GLCH 123):

Date
Speaker Title Host
1/24: Dr. Erica Westerman (University of Arkansas) Signal perception and the genetics of mate choice in butterflies. Fincke
2/21:
Dr. Jessica Hellman (Univ. of Minnesota) Organismal Adaptation to Climate and Its Implications for Biodiversity Conservation under Climate Change. Gaffin & Kelly
2/28:
Dr. Laura-Isobel McCall (University of Oklahoma) Small molecules, big issues: Applying metabolomics to the study of human-environment-microbe interactions. Masly
3/7:

Dr. Elizabeth Borer (Univ. of Minnesota)

When? Where? How much? Moving beyond theory demonstration to predict the future of Earth’s grasslands. OU Biology Graduate Students
3/14:
Dr. Jennifer Glass (Georgia Tech U.) Ironing Out Primitive Microbial Metabolisms. Marshall
3/28:
Dr. Adam Siepielski (University of Arkansas) The major features of natural selection in the wild. Marske
4/4:
Dr. Matthew Walsh (U. of Texas-Arlington)
Why are organisms (and their offspring) phenotypically plastic in response to environmental change? Weider
4/11: Dr. Margaret Docker (University of Manitoba) Conservation Genetics and Evolution of Non-Parasitism in Lampreys. McCauley
4/18:
Dr. Thomas Parr (University of Oklahoma) Top down energy flow: Detritivores, decomposers, and organic matter ontogeny in detrital food webs.
Vaughn
4/25:
Dr. Duncan Irschik (U. of Massachusetts- Amherst) Animal attraction: Bioinspiration and Recreating Life in 3D. Siler