Seminar Series

Seminars will be held on Fridays at 3:00 pm in 107 Norman Smith Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Light refreshments will be served at 2:50 pm

September 11
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Adam Shapiro, Birkbeck, University of London, “Nebraska, 1924: America’s first antievolution trial.”
(Host: Jacquelyn Gill; Cosponsored by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center)

September 17*
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Vector Biology Candidate
(Host: Ellie Groden)

September 24*
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Vector Biology Candidate
(Host: Ellie Groden)

October 1*
3:00PM – 4:00 PM
Dr. Bernie Roitberg, Simon Fraser University, “Cold snaps, heat waves and arthropod growth.
(Host: Ellie Groden & Frank Drummond)

October 9
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Jasmine Saros, University of Maine, “Ecosystem response to climate change: a whole lake experiment in the Arctic.”

October 16
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Katherine Motyl, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, “Regulation of bone remodeling by systemic metabolism.”
(Host: Kristy Townsend)

October 23
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. John Shurin, UC San Diego, “Sea otters, kelp forest and fishing effects on marine ecosystems of Vancouver Island.”
(Host: Hamish Greig)

October 30
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Sarah Supp, University of Maine, “Dynamic macroecology for a changing world.”
(Host: Brian McGill)

November 6
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Carla Essenberg, Bates College, “Cooperation and conflict within pollination networks.”
(Host: Kalyn Bickerman)

November 13
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Morgan Tingley, University of Connecticut, “Climate change and the conservation of montane biodiversity.”
(Host: Brian Olsen; Cosponsored by Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology)

November 20
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Alejandro Ordóñez, Aarhus University, “The Influence of Paleoclimate on Present-Day Patterns in Biodiversity and Ecosystems.”
(Host: Jacquelyn Gill)

December 4
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Benildo de los Reyes, University of Maine, “Stress Response Genetic Networks in Rice: Hierarchy, Epistasis, Epialleles, and Transgressive Phenotypes.”

December 11
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Dr. Andrew Leslie, Brown University, “Biogeography and phylogenetic structure of living conifers.”
(Host: Ben Seliger; Cosponsored by the School of Forest Resources)

* Note: location and time TBA

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