Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series

February 8, 2016
6:00 PM
Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford St.

 

2016 OEB/MCB Prather Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and the Harvard Museum of Natural History
The Honorable Dr. Jane Lubchenco
Oregon State University, Dept. of State's First U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean
From doom and gloom to hope: Innovations in ocean science and policy

February 9, 2016
4:00 PM
Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford St.

 

2016 OEB/MCB Prather Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology
The Honorable Dr. Jane Lubchenco
Oregon State University, Dept. of State's First U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean
The public choices you make: From engagement to advocacy
Host: Girguis Lab

March 3, 2016
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

OEB Special Seminar
Michael Desai
Harvard University
Evolution when selection is pervasive

March 4, 2016
1:00 PM
Northwest Building, Room 353
52 Oxford Street

 

OEB Thesis Seminar
Jingyi Yu
Neural mechanisms of a hyperosmotic behavioral response in Caenorhabditis elegans
Zhang Lab


March 7, 2016
4:00 PM
Haller Hall
Geological Museum
24 Oxford St.

 

Special Seminar Co-Sponsored by OEB and EPS
Nicolas Goudemand
Institute of Functional Genomics of Lyon
Biotic and abiotic drivers of conodonts' evolution after the end-Permian mass extinction: a multidisciplinary approach

March 10, 2016
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

Special Seminar Co-Sponsored by OEB and EPS
Erin Saupe
Yale University
Integrating macroecology and macroevolution to study the record of species' responses to global change



March 21, 2016
4:00 PM
Haller Hall
Geological Museum
24 Oxford St.

 

Special Seminar Co-Sponsored by OEB and EPS
Allison Daley
University of Oxford
The Cambrian explosion and arthropod evolution

March 23, 2016
12:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

 

OEB Thesis Seminar
Oliver Hauser
Challenging cooperation: Inequality, global commons, future generations
Nowak Lab

 

March 28, 2016
4:00 PM
Haller Hall
Geological Museum
24 Oxford St.

 

Special Seminar Co-Sponsored by OEB and EPS
Javier Ortega-Hernandez
University of Cambridge
Developmental and palaeobiological insights on the early evolution of Panarthropoda



April 1, 2016
12:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

OEB Thesis Seminar
Heather Olins
Abiotic influences on free-living microbial communities in hydrothermal vent ecosystems
Girguis Lab

April 7, 2016
4:00 PM
Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford St.

OEB Special Seminar
R. Peter Grant and B. Rosemary Grant
Princeton University
In search of the causes of evolution: Darwin’s finches on Galápagos
Host: Losos Lab

April 14, 2016
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

Special Seminar Co-Sponsored by OEB and EPS
Jakob Vinther
University of Bristol
Molecular palaeobiology and exceptional preservation - A palaeontologists' contribution to macroevolutionary studies

April 20, 2016
3:15 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

OEB Thesis Seminar
Talia Moore
An integrative investigation of convergent bipedal locomotion in desert rodents
Biewener Lab and Losos Lab

April 26, 2016
9:00 AM
Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford St.

OEB Thesis Seminar
Kolea Zimmerman
The genetics of life history traits in the fungus Neurospora crassa
Hartl Lab

April 26, 2016
12:00 PM
Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford St.

OEB Thesis Seminar
Leonora Bittleston
Convergent interactions among pitcher plant microcosms in North America and Southeast Asia
Naomi Pierce Lab

April 26, 2016
2:30 PM
Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford St.

OEB Thesis Seminar
Shelbi Russell
Mode and fidelity of bacterial symbiont transmission and its impact on symbiont genome evolution
Cavanaugh Lab

April 28, 2016
1:00 PM
William James
Lecture Hall B1
 

OEB G4 Symposium
Day 1
Reception to follow

April 29, 2016
1:00 PM
William James
Lecture Hall B1
 

OEB G4 Symposium
Day 2
Reception to follow

May 2, 2016
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

OEB - Plant Biology Initiative (PBI) Special Lecture
John Archibald
Dalhousie Universityl
One plus one equals one: Historical and modern perspectives on the evolution of eukaryotic photosynthesis

May 3, 2016
8:30am - 5:00pm
Weld Hill Research Building, 1300 Centre St., Boston, MA

OEB - Plant Biology Initiative (PBI) Symposium
The Origins and Early Evolution of Photosynthetic Life
Registration: http://hwpi.harvard.edu/pbi/home

May 5, 2016
3:00 PM
Northwest Building
Room 205
52 Oxford St.

OEB Thesis Seminar
Raymond Ko
The role of the basal gangia in executing and learning complex motor sequences
Ölveczky Lab