OEB Fall 2008 Seminars

September 16
2:00 PM
MCZ
Room 101

OEB Special Seminar
Dr. Kathy Belov
Australasian Wildlife Genomics Group, The University of Sidney
Marsupial immune genes: organization, evolution and role in the spread of a contagious cancer
Host: OEB

September 18
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Chris Ponting
Oxford University
Comparisons of genes and genomes from across the amniotes
Host: Edwards Lab

September 25
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Charles Marshall
OEB, Harvard University
Experiment, abstraction, and analysis in paleobiology: Insights into the origin of tetrapods, the Cambrian explosion, and the calibration of molecular clocks
Host: Edwards Lab

October 1
4:00 PM
William James Hall Room 1
33 Kirkland St.

Department of Psychology Colloquium Series
Geoffrey Miller
University of New Mexico
Sex, mutations, and human intelligence: New research on mental fitness indicators

October 2
12:00 PM
Room 310
Harvard Center for the Environment

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
Geoffrey Miller
University of New Mexico
How social monogamy bred sexual equality: The implications of mutual mate for human mental traits

October 2
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Eric Post
The Pennsylvania State University
Some like it cold: individual-, species-, and community-level responses to a changing Arctic climate
Host: Moorcroft Lab

October 9
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Ted Turlings
University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Scents of distress: the ecology of herbivore-induced plant odours and the prospect of their use in pest control
Host: Farrell Lab

October 16
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Scott Hodges
UCSB
Speciation and adaptation in Aquilegia: from field to genomic studies
Host: Kramer Lab

October 23
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Jeff A. Long
Salk Institute
Molecular switches for root/shoot fate during plant embryogenesis
Host: Extavour Lab

October 30
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Navjot Sodhi
Hrdy Fellow in Conservation Biology
Southeast Asian Biodiversity in Crisis
Host: Losos, Pierce, and Edwards Labs

November 6
12:00 PM
HUCE Seminar Room 310
24 Oxford St.

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
E. Christopher Kirk
University of Texas at Austin
Seeing the forest from the trees: visual system evolution in primates

November 6
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Benjamin de Bivort
Harvard University
Phylogenies from Morphometrics
Host: Giribet Lab

November 13
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Rowan Sage
University Of Toronto
The Evolution of C4 Photosynthesis
Host: Holbrook Lab

November 20
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Andreas Hejnol
University of Hawaii
Acoel flatworm development & the evolution of bilaterian organ systems
Host: Giribet Lab

December 4
12:00 PM
HUCE Sem. Room 310
24 Oxford St.

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
Michael Hammer
University of Arizona
The Genome and Human Evolution
Host: Biological Anthropology

December 4
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Consuelo De Moraes
The Pennsylvania State University
Chemical communication among plants and insects
Host: Pierce Lab

December 11
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Donna Maney
Emory University
The white-throated sparrow: A natural model uniting genetics, neuroendocrinology, and social behavior
Host: Haig Lab