OEB Seminar Archive Spring 2008

February 5

OEB Seminars
Prof. Hiroyoshi Higuchi
University of Tokyo
The Ecology of Bird Migration in East Asia
Host: Edwards Lab

February 14

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Robert Trivers
Rutgers University
The logic of self-deception
Host: Haig Lab

February 21

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
Dr. Maria Serrat
Cornell University College of Vetrinary Medicine
Temperature and limb length in mice: A comparative model for human skeletal adaptation

February 27

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
Mark Shriver
The Pennsylvania State University
The evolutionary/genetic architecture of normal variation: skin pigmentation and facial features

February 28

**This seminar was cancelled.**
Dr. Ben Sheldon
Oxford-Edward Grey Institute for Ornithology
Phenodynamics: evolution and ecology of change in a wild bird population
Host: Edwards Lab

March 6

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Stuart Pimm
Duke University
The laws of biodiversity - and how they set a practical agenda for saving species from extinction
Host: Farrell/Pierce

March 13

OEB Plant Ecology Faculty Search
Kenneth Feeley
Wake Forest University
Fragmentation and climate change: tropical forests in a changing world

March 13

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Population genomics of human gene expression

March 13

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Robert Turgeon
Cornell University
Phloem loading: mechanisms, evolution and ecophysiology
Host: Holbrook

March 17

OEB Plant Ecology Faculty Search
Claudia Czimczik
University of California Irvine
The fate of carbon in northern ecosystems in a warmer world

March 20

OEB Plant Ecology Faculty Search
Andrew Richardson
University of New Hampshire
Vegetation phenology at scales from organism to biosphere: Why it matters

March 20

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Hanna Kokko
University of Helsinki, Finland
Which sex does what and why?
Host: Pierce Lab

April 3

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
Carlos Bustamante
Duke University
Detecting natural selection and reconstructing demographic history from global patterns of human genomic diversity

April 3

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Brian O'Meara
NESCent
Finding and filling holes in the evolutionary biologist's toolbox
Host: Brian Farrell

April 7

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
Jianzhi George Zhang
University of Michigan
Molecular dissection of primate evolution and human origins

April 10

OEB Plant Ecology Faculty Search
Jeannine Cavender-Bares
University of Minnesota
Linking evolutionary history, plant traits and communities in space and time: Consequences for ecosystem function and stability on a changing planet

April 10

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Karen Warkentin
Boston University
Phenotypic plasticity in complex life cycles: lessons from amphibians
Host: Hanken Lab

April 16

OEB Plant Ecology Faculty Search
Sabrina Russo
University of Nebraska
Biodiversity in Forest Communities

April 17

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Robert Holt
University of Florida
Niche Conservatism, Evolution, and Applied Ecology: Challenges and Opportinities
Host: Donohue Lab

April 24

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Mike Ryan
University of Texas
Sexual Communication in Tungara Frogs: Brain, Behavior, and Evolution
Host: Losos Lab

April 28

OEB Seminar
David Penny
Massey University, New Zealand
Demonstrating the sufficiency of microevolutionary processes
Host: Davis Lab

May 1

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Chris Amemiya
Benaroya Research Institute, Seattle
Evolution of vertebrate developmental complexity
Host: Edwards Lab

May 8

Fourth Annual Harvard Plant Biology Symposium
Topic: Phylogeny Informs Biology
Lunchtime poster session
Event is open to the public

May 8

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Kiisa Nishikawa
Northern Arizona University
Neuromechanics of ballistic movements
Host: Biewener Lab

May 21

Biological Anthropology Colloquium Series
William Hylander
Duke University
Canine reduction in hominins: functional links between jaw mechanics and canine height