School of Biology and Ecology Seminar Series
UPDATE: The 2020 Spring Seminars have been cancelled due to COVID-19 precautions. We are hoping to reschedule as many as possible for future semesters. Please check back for any future updates to this status. Thank you.
Spatial and behavioural ecology of African wild dogs in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, Dr. Courtney Marneweck and Dr. David Marneweck. Hosted by Danielle Levesque.
Learning from Loons: linking animal, human & ecosystem health, Dr. Mark Pokras of Tufts University. Hosted by Anne Lichtenwalner.
Of mites and men: Spirotetramat, Lysenko, and Frida Kahlo, Dr. Andrei Alyokhin, University of Maine. (This event was postponed due to weather, rescheduled to March 13.)
Structural and mechanical properties of silk layers forming the cocoon of Antherina suraka (Saturniidae), Dr. Maminirina Randrianandrasana. Hosted by Allie Gardner.
Nest site availability influences community structure, interspecific competition and evolution in wild bees, Dr. Jess Vickruck, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Hosted by Danielle Levesque.
Of mites and men: Spirotetramat, Lysenko, and Frida Kahlo, Dr. Andrei Alyokhin, University of Maine.
TBD, Dr. Laura Goodman, Cornell University. Hosted by Allie Gardner.
Monday, March 30:
TBD, Dr. Ned Dochtermann.
SBE Co-sponsoring WFCB Seminar.
Extinction in two acts: the life and death of the Carolina parakeet, Dr. Kevin Burgio, Cary Institute. Hosted by Jacquelyn Gill.
Understanding photosynthesis dynamics and its impact on terrestrial carbon cycle, Dr. Ying Sun, Cornell University. Hosted by John Zhang.
Development and evolution of pigmentation patterns in monkeyflowers, Dr. Yaowu Yuan, University of Connecticut. Hosted by John Zhang and Clarissa Henry.
A novel role for BAT to regulate cardiac function, Dr. Kristin Stanford, Ohio State University. Hosted by Kristy Townsend.
SBE Co-Sponsoring UMaine Medicine Seminar:
Seminar: 3-4 PM, 57 Stodder Hall
Networking reception: 4-5 PM, light refreshments and cash bar.