OEB Spring 2012 Seminars

February 1
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Rob Pringle
Harvard University
Ecological consequences of eliminating large herbivores from African savannas
Host: Losos Lab
February 8
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Katherine Hinde
Harvard University, Dept. of Human Evolutionary Biology
Why Rhesus Suck: Mother's Milk and Infant Development
Host: Losos Lab

February 15
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Robert J. Baker
Texas Tech University
Insights into speciation in mammals
Host: Edwards Lab

February 22
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Duncan Irschick
University of Massachusetts
Gecko feet and Island invasions
Host: Losos Lab
February 29
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Butch Brodie
University of Virginia
Time to change the channel: constraint and convergence in the evolution of tetrodotoxin resistance
Host: OEB Graduate Students
March 1
11:00 AM
MCZ 101
MCZ Building
OEB Special Seminar
Robert Beardmore
University of Exeter
When greater antibiotic efficacy yields larger bacterial densities: why drug synergy can look like antagonism
Host: Marx Lab
March 7
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Richard Primack
Boston University
Climate change comes to Thoreau's Concord: Impacts on plants, birds, and butterflies
Host: Davis Lab
March 21
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
 

OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Jonathan Arnold
University of Georgia
Systems Biology of the Clock
Host: Marx Lab
March 28
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
Julia Booms '92 Memorial Lecture
Cynthia Moss
University of Maryland
Echolocation, airflow sensing and flight behavior in bats
Host: Combes Lab

April 4
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Dan Goldman
Georgia Institute of Technology
Some Secrets of Swimming in Sand
Host: Biewener Lab

April 10
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building

OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Jill Anderson
Duke University
Unraveling when to reproduce: The evolutionary ecology of flowering phenology

April 11
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Zachary B. Lippman
Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory
Dynamics of meristem maturation and the evolution of inflorescence architecture in tomato and related nightshades
Host: Bomblies Lab

April 12
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Elizabeth Wolkovich
University of California, San Diego
Ecological and evolutionary drivers of community assembly and dis-assembly under global change
April 18
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
William H. Stone
Hospital de Sant Pau
Animal Experiments that Changed Our World
Host: Hartl Lab

April 19 & 20
12:00 - 4:30PM
HUH Seminar Rm.
G4 Symposium
Speakers: OEB G4 Graduate Students
April 23
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
Robin Hopkins
Duke University
The genetic basis of reinforcement and the role of natural selection in speciation
April 25
11:00 AM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Weekly Seminar Series
Blake Meyers
University of Delaware
MicroRNAs as master regulators of the plant NB-LRR defense gene family via the production of phased, trans-acting siRNAs
Host: Kramer Lab

April 26
12:00 PM
Northwest Bldg
Lecture Hall B-103
2012 Prather Lecture Series
Sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Center for Brain Science
Svante Pääbo
Max Planck Institute
Archaic Genomics
April 26
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall
BioLabs Building
OEB Faculty Search Candidate Seminar
James Sobel
University of Oregon
Origins of biodiversity in the North American wildflower genus Mimulus
April 27
12:00 PM
Northwest Bldg
Lecture Hall B-103
2012 Prather Lecture Series
Sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Center for Brain Science
Svante Pääbo
Max Planck Institute
Functional Analyses of a Gene involved in Speech and Language
April 28
2:00 PM
Science Center
Lecture Hall B
2012 Prather Lecture Series
Sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Center for Brain Science
Svante Pääbo
Max Planck Institute
Human Origins from a DNA Perspective
May 8
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Weld Hill
Arnold Arboretum

8th Annual Plant Biology Initiative Symposium
Plant Reproductive Biology: From the Genomic to the Phenological

For a list of speakers, updates, and further information please visit the PBI Website at http://www.pbi.fas.harvard.edu/events.htm