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Seminar Series Schedule

Our department hosts a free and open seminar series during the Fall and Spring semesters. All seminars take place 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in Jordan Hall Room G-33 (basement level) unless otherwise noted. For location details, view the Map and Parking Services information.

Our seminars are sponsored by the Paynter Commemorative Fund and the Biological Sciences Excellence Fund.

DateSpeakerUniversityTopicHost

2/8/19
3:30 pm
Watt Auditorium

University of Louisville How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) Margaret Ptacek
2/15/19

Gregory Warr

Medical University of South Carolina

Information Theory and the Structure of Discrete Systems

Andy Mount
2/22/19 University of Georgia Anolis Lizards for Studies of Gene Function in Development and Evolution Kara Powder
3/1/19 University of Massachusetts- Amherst Animal Avatars and Sticky Geckos: Bio-Inspiration and Life in 3D 

Kara Powder
Rick Blob

3/15/19
noon-1:00pm
142 LSF

Villanova University

Mangroves Marching: Warming Can Influence Coastal Wetlands with Implications for Resilience to Sea Level Rise

Mike Sears

Monday 3/25/2019
3:30 PM
G33 Jordan

Southwest National Primate Research Center,
Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Marmosets as Monkey and Models: Research at the Interface Mike Sears
3/29/19 University of Maryland Perception, Memory, and Animal Movement Sharon Bewick

4/5/19
2:30 pm
Watt Auditorium

North Carolina State University Evolution at the intersection of dietary adaptation and sex in East African cichlid fish

Kara Powder

Co-hosted by Genetics and Biochemistry

4/19/19 Case Western Reserve University Contemporary Evolution in the City: How Acorn-Dwelling Ants Remodel Their Physiology to Cope with Urban Heat Islands Mike Sears
4/26/19 University of Chicago Phylogenetics and Evolutionary Biomechanics in Coral Reef Fishes Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association