Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series

October 2, 2014
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building

OEB Seminar Series
Eric Alm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Measuring, modeling, and manipulating the human microbiome
Host: Cavanaugh Lab

October 29, 2014
5:30 PM
Science Center, Hall B

2014 MCB/OEB Prather Lectures
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cell Biology
Jeffrey I. Gordon, Ph.D.
Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
The human gut microbiota and childhood undernutrition: Looking at human development from a microbial perspective

October 30, 2014
12:00 PM
NW Lecture Hall B-103 Northwest Building

2014 MCB/OEB Prather Lectures
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cell Biology
Jeffrey I. Gordon, Ph.D.
Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
Our gut microbiomes and obesity: Establishing causal relationships (and remembering Robert Koch)

October 31, 2014
12:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building

2014 MCB/OEB Prather Lectures
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cell Biology
Jeffrey I. Gordon, Ph.D.
Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
Translating human microbiome research to achieve healthier societies: The nexus of food, agriculture and nutrition

November 6, 2014
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
OEB Seminar Series
Andreas Hejnol
Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology
Protostomy? Deuterostomy? Does it really matter? The impact of comparative developmental biology on our understanding of body plan evolution
Host: Extavour Lab
December 4, 2014
4:00 PM
NW Lecture Hall B-103 Northwest Building
OEB Seminar Series
Pardis Sabeti
Harvard University, OEB
Evolutionary genomics of humans and pathogens
February 19, 2015
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

OEB Special Seminar
Stacey Combes
Harvard University
The ecomechanics of insect flight: Hunting dragonflies and foraging bees in a complex, unpredictable world

March 5, 2015
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

**CANCELLED**
OEB Seminar Series
Michael J. Ryan
Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama
Cognition and sexual selection: How the brain biases mate choice
Host: Edwards Lab

March 30
6:00 PM
Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford St.
**CANCELLED**
2015 MCB/OEB Prather Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the Harvard Museum of Natural History
Jane Lubchenco
Oregon State University, Dept. of State's First U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean
Science in policy and politics
March 31
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
**CANCELLED**
2015 MCB/OEB Prather Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology
Jane Lubchenco
Oregon State University, Dept. of State's First U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean
Delivering on science's social contract: Innovations in ocean practices and policies provide hope for the future
April 9
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
OEB Seminar Series
Itai Yanai
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Deep homology in animal embryogenesis: Comparative transcriptomics with single-cell RNA sequencing

April 27
2:00 PM
Geology Lecture Hall
24 Oxford Street

OEB Thesis Seminar
Shane Cornell Campbell-Staton
Phylogeographic history and temperature-mediated evolution of the green anole, Anolis carolinensis
Edwards/Losos Labs
April 28
2:00 PM
Geology Lecture Hall
24 Oxford Street

OEB Thesis Seminar
Jon Sanders
Disentangling the coevolutionary histories of animal gut microbiomes
Girguis/Pierce Labs
April 28
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
OEB Thesis Seminar
Emily Jacobs-Palmer
The genetics of sexually selected male reproductive traits in mice (Mus and Peromyscus species)
Hoekstra Lab
April 29
10:30 AM
Harvard University Herbaria Seminar Room
OEB Thesis Seminar
Hillery Claire Metz
The genetic basis of behavior: burrow construction in deer mice (genus Peromyscus)
Hoekstra Lab
April 30
12:30 PM
William James Lecture Hall B1
OEB G4 Symposium
Day 1
Reception to follow
May 1
12:30 PM
William James Lecture Hall B1
OEB G4 Symposium
Day 2
Reception to follow
May 4
2:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
OEB Thesis Seminar
Evan Prentice Kingsley
Adaptation in the forest deer mouse: evolution, genetics, and development
Hoekstra Lab