OEB Seminar Archive Spring 2010 Seminars

February 1
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
 

OEB Special Seminar
William (Ned) Friedman
University of Colorado
An Evolutionary-Developmental Perspective on the Angiosperm Reproductive Syndrome

February 3
12:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Special Seminar
Christopher Marx
Harvard University
Lessons from adaptation: parallelism, optimization of gene expression and mutations that do (or do not) play nicely together

February 4
5:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series/Harvard University Center for the Environment Global Environment Series
Stephen Long
University of Illinois
Bioenergy, Biodiversity, Food, and Global Change Mitigation - Can we have it all?
Host: Holbrook Lab

February 11
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Daniel Bolnick
University of Texas at Austin
Sympatric speciation in stickleback: all dressed up but nowhere to go?
Host: Lauder Lab

February 18
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Thomas Kiorboe
National Institute for Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark
How zooplankton find and capture prey
Host: Mahadevan Lab

February 24
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room

OEB Special Seminar
Charles Davis
Harvard University
Applying phylogeny in new ways: understanding the impact of climate change and exploring genomic co-optation in parasitic plants

February 25
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Jacob Weiner
University of Copenhagen
Applying Plant Population Ecology - Increasing the Suppression of Weeds by Cereal Crops
Host: Holbrook Lab

March 4
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Ned Ruby
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Good food and conservation: Molecular approaches to understanding the physiology of the squid-vibrio symbiosis
Host: Girguis Lab

March 11
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
James Mallet
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and University College London
Mimicry and butterfly speciation in the Amazon basin
Host: Pierce Lab

March 25
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Joshua S. Weitz
Georgia Institute of Technology
Molecular ins and outs of bacteriophage life history traits
Host: Marx Lab

April 1
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
James Collins
Arizona State University
Extinction in Our Times. Global Amphibian Decline.
Host: Losos Lab

April 5
6:00 PM
Sanders Theatre at Memorial Hall

John M. Prather Lectures in Biology
Edward O. Wilson
Pellegrino Research Professor Emeritus and Honorary Curator in Entomology at Harvard University
Biodiversity and the Future of Biology
THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT

April 6
4:00 PM
Science Center

John M. Prather Lectures in Biology
Edward O. Wilson
Pellegrino Research Professor Emeritus and Honorary Curator in Entomology at Harvard University
The Superorganism

April 7
4:00 PM
Science Center

John M. Prather Lectures in Biology
Edward O. Wilson
Pellegrino Research Professor Emeritus and Honorary Curator in Entomology at Harvard University
Consilience

April 8
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Thomas Roberts
Brown University
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Chasing maximal animal performance: Lessons learned from the celebrated jumping frogs of Calaveras County
Host: Losos Lab

April 12
12:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Scott Nichols
University of California Berkeley
Sponges and the early evolution of developmental signaling
April 15
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Casey Dunn
Brown University
New perspectives on the evolution of functional specialization in Siphonophora (Cnidaria)
April 15
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Chris Venditti
University of Reading, UK
Phylogenies, speciation and the Red Queen hypothesis
Host: Edwards Lab

April 19
12:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Amy Baco-Taylor
Florida State University
Genetic Connectivity in Deep-Sea Island Ecosystems

April 22
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room

OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Elizabeth Borda
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Neglected Invertebrates: using integrative systematics to elucidate patterns in biodiversity from land to the deep sea

April 22, 23
2:00 - 5:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room

OEB G4 Symposium
Speakers: OEB G4 Graduate Students
Reception to Follow Talks

April 26
12:00 PM
HUH Seminar Room

OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Karen Osborn
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
A glimpse into the pelagic abyss: discovery, observation and evolution of midwater animals

April 27
11:00 AM
MCZ 101

OEB Special Seminar
Stephen Sarre
Institute for Applied Ecology
Sex determination in reptiles: transitions along the continuum

June 9
4:00 PM
Haller Hall
24 Oxford Street
OEB Special Seminar
Bret Payseur
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Genetics of Hybrid Male Sterility in House Mice
Host: Hoekstra Lab