OEB Seminar Archive Spring 2006

February 2

Cagan H. Sekercioglu
Ecological implications of bird extinctions
Host Lab: Edwards
Speaker's Stanford University Center for Conservation Biology

February 2

SPECIAL SEMINAR--FACULTY CANDIDATE
Craig Albertson
Molecular basis of adaptive radiation in cichlid fishes
Host: OEB Evolutionary Development Faculty Search Committee
Speaker's The Forsyth Institute, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

February 7

SPECIAL SEMINAR--FACULTY CANDIDATE
Arkhat Abzhanov
Pecking at the origin of vertebrate craniofacial diversity: Lessons from
Darwin's finches
Host: OEB Evolutionary Development Faculty Search Committee
Speaker's Harvard School of Dental Medicine

February 9

OEB SPECIAL SEMINAR
Ian T. Baldwin
The merger paradox: Are complex adaptations rendered dysfunctional as a result of the merging of genomes during allopolyploid speciation?
Host: Holbrook Lab
Speaker's Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

February 9

Andrew Groover
What genes make a tree a tree?
Host Lab: Holbrook
Speaker's UC-Davis & US Forest Service

February 23

Michael Doebeli
Adaptive speciation: theory and evolutionary experiments
Host Lab: Marx
Speaker's University of British Columbia

March 2

SPECIAL SEMINAR--FACULTY CANDIDATE
Jukka Jernvall

Host: OEB Evolutionary Development Faculty Search Committee
Speaker's University of Helsinki, Institute of Biotechnology

March 6

OEB SPECIAL SEMINAR
Yongyuth Yuthavong
Structural Biology and Drug Design: Dihydrofolate Reductase as Targets for Antiprotozoal Drugs
Host: Hartl Lab
Speaker's National Science and Technology Development Agency of Thailand

March 9

Brian Charlesworth
Evolution of Y Chromosomes
Host Lab: Hartl
Speaker's University of Edinburgh

March 10

SPECIAL SEMINAR--Prather Lecture

Jared Diamond
Host: OEB
Speaker's David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

March 16

SPECIAL SEMINAR--Junior Faculty Candidate
Hopi Hoekstra
University of California, San Diego
From genotype to phenotype and back again: morphological and behavioral adaptation in beach mice
Host: Evolutionary Genetics/ Genomics Junior Faculty Search
Committee

March 16

Ellen Simms
Evolutionary mechanisms promoting cooperation in legumes and rhizobia
Host Lab: Donohue
Speaker's UC Berkely

March 20

SPECIAL SEMINAR--Junior Faculty Candidate
Jennifer Werngreen
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole
Evolutionary genomics of host-associated bacteria: Insights from insect endosymbionts
Host: Evolutionary Genetics/ Genomics Junior Faculty Search
Committee

March 23

SPECIAL SEMINAR--Junior Faculty Candidate
Luciano Matzkin
University of Arizona
Evolution at two levels: The role of expression and molecular evolution in host adaptation in cactophilic Drosophila
Host: Evolutionary Genetics/ Genomics Junior Faculty Search Committee

March 23

Marc Kirschner
Hemichordates and the origin of the chordate body plan
Host Lab: Haig
Speaker's Chair, Department of Systems Biology, Harard Medical School

April 6

Mark Kirkpatrick
Chromosome inversions, local adaptation, and speciation
Host Lab: Hartl Lab
Speaker's Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin

April 13

Enrico Coen
Evolutionary wormholes: the developmental genetics of diversity
Host Lab: Kramer / Dumais / Holbrook
Speaker's John Innes Center, Norich, UK

April 20

John Gosline
Bio-inspired materials design oozes out of Hagfish Slime
Host Lab: Biewener Lab
Speaker's Univ. British Columbia

April 27

Mark Vellend
Connections between species and genetic diversity
Host Lab: Pringle Lab
Speaker's University of British Columbia

May 4

Craig Moritz
History and the evolution of a rainforest fauna
Host Lab: Edwards
Speaker's UC Berkeley

May 11

Genes, Genetics, Genomics
2nd Annual Harvard Plant Biology Symposium
For details and registration go to: http://www.pbi.fas.harvard.edu

May 18

G4 Symposium
Day 1

Reception to follow

May 19

G4 Symposium
Day 2
Reception to follow