Seminar Series

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School of Biology and Ecology Seminar Series
Fall 2016

Seminars will be held on Fridays at 3:15 pm in 107 Norman Smith Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Light refreshments served at 3:00 pm.

Sept. 2              Dr. Sam Lake, Monash, Australia, Title: Disturbance and Restoration in Streams
(Host: David Hart; Cosponsored by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions)

Sept. 9              No Seminar

Sept. 16            Dr. Mike Prerau, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Title: Tracking Brain Dynamics During Sleep
(Host: Kristy Townsend)

Sept. 22* (Thurs) Dr. Randy Nelson, Ohio State University, Title: Effects of Light at Night on Brain and Behavior
(Host: Alan Rosenwasser; Cosponsored by Department of Psychology)

Sept. 30            Dr. Aric Rogers, MDI Biological Laboratory, Title: Rogers Seminar SBE Fall 2016_reduced
(Host: Kristy Townsend)

Oct. 7               Dr. Anne Lichtenwalner, University of Maine, Title: Maine Moose; General Health Update
(Host: Kristy Townsend and Danielle Levesque)

Oct. 14             Dr. Catherine Snelling, University of Adelaide, Australia, Title: Translating Concept to Practice: Helping to Effectively Flip the Classroom
(Host: Michelle Smith)

Oct. 21            Dr. Kim Valenta, McGill University, Title: Fruit syndromes: Do fruit traits match the behavior and sensory adaptations of their dispersers?
(Host: Danielle Levesque)

Oct. 28            Dr. Alex Gerson, Title: The ecological physiology of migratory and desert adapted birds
(Host: Danielle Levesque)

Nov. 4             Graduate Student Lightning Round

Nov. 11           Dr. Mark Laidre, Dartmouth University, Title: TBA
                              (Host: Zach Wood, Kinnison Lab)

Nov. 18           Dr. Carrie Diaz Eaton, Title: TBA
(Host: Mike Kinnison, Kristy Townsend, and Danielle Levesque)

Dec. 2* (11am)   Dr. Monica Medina, Title: TBA
(Host: Co-hosted with School of Marine Sciences)