School of Biology and Ecology Seminar Series
Seminars will be held on Fridays at 3:10pm in 107 Norman Smith Hall, unless otherwise specified. Light refreshments will be served at 3:00pm.
Non-climatic constraints on geographic range shifts under climate warning with Mark Vellend of the University of Sherbrooke. Hosted by Jacquelyn Gill.
The importances of preserving adaptive genetic diversity: lessons from Pacific salmon and applications to Great Lakes fishes with Dr. Wes Larson of the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Hosted by the SBE Graduate Organization.
The past isn’t over: hormone provisioning links daughters, mothers, and grandmothers in Acheta domesticus with Dr. Katherine Crocker of Columbia University. Hosted by Danielle Levesque & Jacquelyn Gill.
The avian microbiome: past, present and future with Dr. Sarah Hird of the University of Connecticut. Hosted by Pauline Kamath.
Machine learning for prediction and hypothesis generation in disease ecology with Dr. Barbara Han from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Hosted by Allie Gardner. Note: seminar held in the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union.
Communicating human dimensions findings to non-technical audiences: the potential for conflict index with Dr. Jerry Vaske of the Colorado State University. Hosted by the Department of Wildlife Ecology.
Our microbial interaction with built environments with Dr. Simon Lax of MIT. Hosted by Kate Ruskin.
Functional genomics approaches to potato improvement with Dr. Helen Tai of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Hosted by Han Tan.
Structure and function of three-dimensional water transport networks in New England tress experiencing drought with Dr. Brett Huggett of Bates College. Hosted by John Zhang.
Jack of all trades, master of one: diversity challenges in the professoriate with Dr. Michale Ceballos of the University of Arkansas. Hosted by Danielle Levesque.
To be announced.
Adaptation or extirpation: will small populations persist in the face of environmental change? with Dr. Dylan Fraser of Concordia University. Hosted by Mike Kinnison.