OEB Spring 2014 Seminars

January 27
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria

OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Erik Ragsdale
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
Developmental control of a dimorphic evolutionary novelty in nematodes

February 5
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
**RESCHEDULED to MARCH 12**
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Yun Zhang
Harvard University, OEB
Circuit mechanisms of olfactory learning
February 6
12:00 PM
Haller Hall
Geological Museum

**CANCELED**
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Melissa Pespeni
Indiana University
Evolutionary genomics in a diverse and changing world: Studies in sea urchins and horned beetles

February 10
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria

OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Carl Simpson
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
The macroevolution of coloniality

February 12
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Paul Rainey
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology & New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study
Cooperation, conflict and the major evolutionary transition to multicellularity
Host: Extavour Lab
February 13
12:00 PM
Haller Hall
Geological Museum

OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Bert Van Bocxlaer
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Patterns and processes of diversification in the late Cenozoic freshwater mollusks of the East African Rift

February 19
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
James Marden
Penn State University
Flight performance as an interesting quantitative phenotype: organisms, genes and ecology... and how this informs matters of societal importance
Host: Combes Lab
February 20
12:00 PM

**RESCHEDULED to MARCH 10**
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Jeremy Beaulieu
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis,
University of Tennessee

February 24
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Christine Bacon
University of Gothenburg
Dynamics of tropical forest evolution
February 26
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Frank Burbrink
College of Staten Island
The processes that drive diversification and community assemblage
Host: Losos Lab

February 27
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Carl Rothfels
University of British Columbia
Ancient radiations, deep hybridizations, and the evolutionary fate of polyploids
March 3
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Robert Colautti
University of British Columbia
Constraints on evolution of phenology in the Anthropocene
March 5
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Guy Theraulaz
Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale, Université Paul Sabatier
From individual to collective information processing in fish schools
Host: Mahadevan Lab
March 6
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Marjorie Weber
Cornell University
The evolution and diversity of mutualistic defensive traits in plants
March 10
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria

OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Jeremy Beaulieu
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis,
University of Tennessee
Exploring heterogeneity in flowering plant evolution

March 12
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Yun Zhang
Harvard University, OEB
Circuit mechanisms of olfactory learning
March 19  NO SEMINAR - Spring Break
March 24
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Mansi Srivastava
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Evolution of Regeneration: insights from a new model acoel species
March 26
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Monica Bettencourt-Dias
Gulbenkian Instituto de Ciencia
Biogenesis and Evolution of Centrosomes and Cilia
Host: Extavour Lab
March 27
12:00 PM
Haller Hall
Geological Museum
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Ana Riesgo
University of Barcelona
Evolutionary patterns in metazoans: lessons from invertebrates
April 2
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
John Doebley
University of Wisconsin
The genetic architecture of maize domestication: low hanging fruit and dark matter
Host: Bomblies Lab
April 9
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Anthony Herrel
CNRS, Museum National Histoire Naturelle, Paris
Evolution of form and function in chameleons
Host: Losos Lab
April 16
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Michael Desai
Harvard University, OEB
Evolution with pervasive natural selection: when too much happens at once
April 23
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Ian Dworkin
Michigan State University
Genes, genomes and natural selection: how they shape a complex trait
Host: de Bivort Lab
April 30
3:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Peter Andolfatto
Princeton University
Title TBA
Host: Center for Systems Biology