Seminar Series

School of Biology and Ecology Seminar Series

Fall 2020

All Fall 2020 seminars will be presented via Zoom at 2 p.m. Fridays on the dates indicated below. Please email peggy.killian@maine.edu for Zoom link information.

Sep. 11:  Dr. Andy Rominger, University of Maine
Here from there and here to somewhere: Inferring ecological and evolutionary process in a messy world (with some personal narrative)

Andy Rominger chart for Seminar on Sep 11 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sep. 18:  Dr. Gage Crump, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine (Host: Jared Talbot)
Using single-cell genomics to inform the evolutionary origin of vertebrate novelties

Gage Crump

image of organism for Gage Crump seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sep. 25:  No seminar – SBE Dept Meeting

Oct. 2: Dr. Jen Walsh, Cornell Lab of Ornithology (Host: Kate Ruskin)
How little brown birds help us to understand adaptation to harsh environments: or why sparrows
are awesome

Jen Walsh

Photo of Sparrow for Jen Walsh talk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct. 9:  TBD

Oct. 16: Dr. Seanna Annis, University of Maine
TBD

Seanna Annis

 

 

 

 

Oct. 23:  Dr. Mike Kaspari, University of Oklahoma (Host: Brian McGill)
Grasshoppers, Ants and Vials Full of Slugs: Notes from the Insect Apocalypse

Oct. 30: No seminar – SBE Dept Meeting

Nov. 6: Dr. Jenn Rudgers, University of New Mexico (Host: Andy Rominger)
Understanding Climate Variability at Dryland Ecotones

Nov. 13: Dr. Katie Marshall, University of British Columbia (Host: Danielle Levesque)
TBD

Nov. 20: Dr. Jim Polashok, USDA-ARS in New Jersey (Host: Seanna Annis)
TBD

Nov. 27: No seminar – Thanksgiving

Dec. 4:  What worked this term? SBE group discussion on teaching during the second term of COVID-19

Dec. 11:  TBD

Dec. 19: No seminar – SBE Dept Meeting