OEB Spring 2011 Seminars

January 31
**4:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
Paleontology Faculty Search Candidate
Erik Sperling
Harvard University - Earth and Planetary Sciences
Molecular paleobiology and early animal evolution
February 2
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

***CANCELED***
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Mark Olson
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Adaptation and ontogenetic potential in woody plant stems
Host: Losos Lab

February 2
**4:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

***RESCHEDULED to MARCH 7***
OEB Special Seminar
Michael Foote
University of Chicago
The evolution of geographic range within species and genera

February 3
**1:00 PM**
MCZ 101

***RESCHEDULED to MARCH 8***
OEB Special Seminar
Michael Foote
University of Chicago
Evolutionary dynamics of genus size-frequency distributions

February 7
**12:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Special Seminar
Cassandra Extavour
Harvard University
Evolution of the germ line: Hypothesis testing and phenotypic analysis in evo-devo

February 7
**4:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Special Seminar
Elizabeth Hadly
Stanford University
Mammalian Response to Late-Quaternary Climatic Change
February 9
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Elizabeth Crone
Harvard Forest
Resource depletion, pollen limitation, and synchronous mast-seeding in a perennial wildflower
Host: Losos Lab
February 14
**12:00 PM**
HUH Seminar Room

OEB Special Seminar
Arkhat Abzhanov
Harvard University
Pecking at the Origin of Vertebrate Diversity: Insights from Darwin's finches and other birds

February 14
**4:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
Paleontology Faculty Search Candidate
Nadia Frobisch
University of Chicago
Amphibian evolution through deep time: integrating the fossil record, morphology, and development
February 16
**5:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
HUCE Biodiversity and Global Change Series
Paul Moorcroft
Harvard University
Forests in a Changing Climate
February 17
**4:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
Paleontology Faculty Search Candidate
Sterling Nesbitt
University of Washington
Understanding evolutionary radiations: paleontological approaches
February 24
**4:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
Paleontology Faculty Search Candidate
Jakob Vinther
Yale University
When mollusks go wormy! A molecular and paleontological perspective on the evolution of chitons and aplacophorans
March 2
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
David Jackson
Cold Harbor Laboratory
Inflorescence development in maize: developmental pathways, and thinking about yield
Host: Kramer Lab
March 7
**4:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Special Seminar
Michael Foote
University of Chicago
The evolution of geographic range within species and genera

March 8
**12:00 PM**
Haller Hall
Geological Museum

OEB Special Seminar
Michael Foote
University of Chicago
Evolutionary dynamics of genus size-frequency distributions

March 9
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Patrik Nosil
University of Colorado
Genomic architecture of ecological speciation
Host: Hoekstra Lab
March 23
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Carlos Bustamante
Stanford University
Population genetics in the personal genome era
Host: OEB Graduate Students
March 24
**5:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
HUCE Biodiversity and Global Change Series
Jon Chase
Washington University in St. Louis
Title TBD

March 29
**4:00 PM**
Northwest Labs Lecture Hall B103

2011 Prather Lecture Series
Sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Center for Brain Science
Cori Bargmann - Torsten N. Weisel Professor of Biology
The Rockefeller University
Unraveling relationships between genes and behavior
Reception to follow in Romer Hall, Harvard Museum of Natural History
March 30
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

2011 Prather Lecture Series
Sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Center for Brain Science
Cori Bargmann - Torsten N. Weisel Professor of Biology
The Rockefeller University
Fifty years of solitude: genetic variation in foraging behavior
March 31
**4:00 PM**
Northwest Labs Lecture Hall B103
2011 Prather Lecture Series
Sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Center for Brain Science
Cori Bargmann - Torsten N. Weisel Professor of Biology
The Rockefeller University
The invisible wiring diagram: using fixed circuits to generate flexible behaviors
April 6
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Bernard Crespi
Simon Fraser University
Where Darwin meets Freud: Genomics, Evolution and Psychopathology of the Social Brain
Host: Haig Lab
April 13
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Rasmus Nielsen
University of California, Berkeley
Evolutionary analyses of new-generation sequencing data
Host: Desai Lab
April 20
**5:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
HUCE Biodiversity and Global Change Series
Kathleen Treseder
University of California, Irvine
April 26
**3:00 PM**
Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria

Plant Biodiversity Faculty Candidate
Toby Pennington
Contrasting plant diversification patterns amongst different neotropical forest biomes
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

April 27
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Trisha Wittkopp
University of Michigan
Genetics of regulatory evolution comparing polymorphism to divergence and characterizing mutational effects
Host: Hartl Lab

May 10
**12:00 PM**
Seminar Room
Harvard Herbaria

Plant Biodiversity Faculty Candidate
Susanne Renner
University of Munich
Bringing together herbaria, genes, and genomes
May 12
**12:00 PM**
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
Plant Biodiversity Faculty Candidate
Elizabeth "Toby" Kellogg
University of Missouri, St. Louis