School of Biology and Ecology Seminar Series

Spring 2022 Seminars

Seminars will be held with options for both in-person (in 102 Murray Hall) and remote attendance via Zoom (unless otherwise noted).
They are from 2pm-3pm on scheduled Fridays.

Jan 21:  Grad Student Lightning Talks. Remote – email for link information
Image of Ana Breit, Andrea Tirrell, Bailey McLaughlin, and Alessandro Mereghetti







Jan 28:  No seminar – SBE department meeting

Feb 4:  Dr. Phoebe Cohen, Williams College. The earliest history of eukaryotes: integrating biological and geological data. Hosted by Jacquelyn Gill.
Photo of Dr. Phoebe Cohen, Williams College











Feb 11:  Dr. Brian Sturtevant, USDA Forest Service. Landscape ecology of defoliator outbreaks – unravelling the Gordian knot. Co-sponsored with the School of Forest Resources. Hosted by Andy Rominger and Aaron Weiskittel.
Remote – email for link information.
Brian Sturtivant examining a sample













Feb 18:  Dr. Stephen Keller, University of Vermont. Title TBD. Hosted by Jacquelyn Gill.

Feb 25:  No seminar – SBE department meeting

Mar 4:  Dr. Tim Waring, University of Maine. An evolutionary transition in human inheritance and individuality. Hosted by Andy Rominger.
Timothy Waring standing on a cliff by the ocean












Mar 11:  Dr. Scott Thomas, Murray State University. Title TBD. Hosted by Hamish Greig and Amanda Klemmer.

Mar 18:  No seminar – Spring Break

Mar 25:  No seminar – SBE department meeting

Apr 1:  Dr. Dan Gruner, University of Maryland. Integrative ecology and macroecology of invasive forest insects. Hosted by Andy Rominger.
photo of Dr. Dan Gruner, University of Maryland











Apr 8:  Dr. Ying Sun, Cornell University. Use of solar-induced fluorescence in forestry and agriculture. Hosted by John Zhang.

Apr 15:  Dr. Erika Machtinger, Penn State University. Exploring the cause of heterogenous tick burdens on blacklegged tick hosts. Hosted by Allison Gardner.
Photo of Dr. Erika Machtinger, Penn State University














Apr 22:  No seminar – SBE department meeting

Apr 29:  Dr. Michael Sheriff, UMass Dartmouth. Title TBD. Hosted by Danielle Levesque.