OEB Seminar Archive Fall 2006

September 21

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Gabrielle Nevitt
University of California Davis
The odor world of the sub-Antarctic procellariiform seabirds
Host: Edwards Lab

September 28

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Allen Collins
National Systematics Laboratory, Smithsonian Institution
Beauty before brains: Animal evolution prior to the origin of Bilateria
Host: Giribet Lab

September 30

** G1 Picnic **
Concord Field Station & Kimball Farms for ice cream, mini golf, and bumper boats!

October 3

OEB Special Seminar
Gonzalo Giribet
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Unraveling the mysteries of metazoan evolution-from genomics to faunistics

October 3

**OEB FALL PARY**
Please join us in welcoming our new Director, Faculty, and Students.
 

October 5

OEB Special Seminar
Jane Melville
Museum Victoria
Ecological diversification and evolutionary patterns in desert lizard communities
Host: MCZ Herpetology Department

October 5
4:00-5:00 PM
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Bryan N. Danforth
Cornell University
Phylogeny of the bees based on 5 genes plus morphology reveals an unexpected pattern of early diversification
Host: Pierce Lab

October 12

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Benjamin Normark
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Phylogeny and evolution of unusual genetic systems in armored scale insects
Host: Haig Lab

October 13

OEB Special Seminar
Sally Otto
University of British Columbia
The Evolutionary Enigma of Sex
Host: Hartl Lab

October 14 - 15

** G1 Retreat **
Harvard Forest
Please check back for details.

October 19

PEGG Seminar Series

Chip Lawrence
Brown University

The futility of Maximum Likelihood Estimation in Genomics and an Alternative Ensemble Based Estimator
Host: PEGG Group; Hartl Lab

October 19

OEB Weekly Seminar Series

Todd Streelman
Georgia Tech

Ecology, mosaic genomes and the evolution of organismal design
Host: Lauder Lab

October 26

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
John Wiens
SUNY- Stony Brook
Explaining biogeography with evolution (and vice versa)
Host: Losos Lab

November 1

MCZ Fall Open House--Ernst Mayr Library
Sponsored by: Ernst Mayr Library Collections Staff

November 3

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series

Daniel Rubenstein
Princeton University

Unravelling zebra movements remotely:
making the invisible, visible
Host: Biological Anthropology Wing, Department of Anthropology

November 7

OEB Special Seminar
Professor Masami Hasegawa
The Institute of Statisitical Mathematics, Tokyo, Japan
Rooting the eutherian tree:  The power and pitfalls of phylogenomics
Host: A. Shedlock, Edwards Lab

November 9

PEGG Seminar Series

Dan Neafsey
The Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA

Selection for Inefficient Translation
Host: PEGG Group; Hartl Lab

November 9

OEB Weekly Seminar Series

Sarah Mathews
Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University

Phytochrome evolution in land plants: red light sensing meets the challenges of changing light environments
Host: Kramer Lab

November 15

PEGG Seminar Series

Kenneth Miller
Brown University

Time to Abandon Darwin? Lessons from the Dover "Intelligent Design" Trial
Host: PEGG Group; Hartl Lab

November 16

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series

Richard Lawler
Boston University

Sexual selection, natural selection, and locomotion in Verreaux's sifaka
Host: Biological Anthropology Wing, Department of Anthropology

November 16

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Juli Wade
Michigan State University
Hormonal and Genetic Influences on Sexual Differentiation of the Zebra Finch Song System
Host: Edwards Lab

November 28

Special Seminar
Kristi Montooth
Brown University
From pathways to fitness: linking genes, physiology and ecology in the genus Drosophila
Host: Jonathan Losos

November 30

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Sergey Gavrilets
University of Tennessee
Dynamics of ecological speciation: case studies and mathematical models
Host: Losos Lab

December 4

Special Seminar
Sheila Patek
University of California, Berkeley
Fast movements and acoustic defenses: evolutionary physiology in the marine environment
Host: Jonathan Losos

December 6

Special Seminar
Stacey Combes
University of California, Berkeley
Insect flight beyond the laboratory: Complex aerial behaviors in an unpredictable environment
Host: Jonathan Losos

December 7

PEGG Seminar Series

Steven Orzack
The Fresh Pond Research Institute, Cambridge, MA

TBA
Host: PEGG Group; Hartl Lab

December 7
4:00-5:00 PM
BioLabs Building

OEB Special Seminar
Paul Moorcroft
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

How close are we to a predictive science of the biosphere?

December 11

Special Seminar
Alex Badyaev
University of Arizona
Evolution of development and the origin of adaptation
Host: Jonathan Losos

December 13

Special Seminar
David Patterson
Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory
Taxonomic intelligence and the Encyclopedia of Life: using taxonomic principles to manage information about organisms on the internet
Host: James Hanken

December 13

OEB Special Seminar
Paul Moorcroft
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

How close are we to a predictive science of the biosphere?

December 14

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Andreas Wagner
University of New Mexico
Gene networks and natural selection
Host: Hartl Lab