The Department of Biology Seminars are held at 4:00pm in DeGrace Hall room 312 (Unless otherwise noted).

To submit speaker nominations for the seminar series, please fill out this form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScR_OG8HpUZQZSN2oZ6FWnqpbOfiQvwwBma-2wicHvZh2v8hg/viewform

Spring 2020

Name Date Institution Seminar Title Website

 

 

Dr. Gabriella Wolff

 

 

1/23/20

 

 

University of Washington

 

“Learning and Memory: An ancient origin and species- specific elaborations”

 

Dr. Nathan Klapoetke

 

1/30/20

 

HHMI Janelia Research Campus

 

 

“A visual feature map for guiding motor behavior

 

Dr. Kathryn Feller

 

2/6/20

 

University of Minnesota

“Seeing & Stabbing: Linking vision and behavior in mantis shrimp crustaceans

 

 

TBA

 

 

2/13/20

 

Dr. Tom Miller

 

2/20/20

 

Rice University

 

“Eco-evolutionary dynamics of range expansion”

 

https://biosciences.rice.edu/popp le/thomas-miller

 

 

Dr. Drew Kerkhoff

 

 

2/27/20

 

 

Kenyon College

 

“Continental-scale patterns of plant biodiversity: from basic questions to applied macroecology.”

 

http://www.kenyon.edu/directori es/campus- directory/biography/andrew- kerkhoff

 

Dr. Gwyneth Card

 

3/5/20

 

HHMI Janelia Research Campus

 

“Towards a brain architecture for visual behavior selection.”

 

https://www.hhmi.org/scientists/ gwyneth-card

 

No seminar Spring break

 

3/12/20

 

 

Dr. Mona Papes

 

 

3/19/20

 

University of Tennessee

 

“Contributions and Limitations of Spatial Models to Investigating Patterns of Biodiversity”

 

https://consci.utk.edu/peopl e/mona-papes/

Dr. Robert Ward 3/26/2020 University of Kansas “Uncovering novel roles for occluding junction proteins during tissue morphogenesis in Drosophila”

 

Dr. Joy Ward

SPECIAL SEMINAR  – Strosacker Auditorium @ 2:30pm

 

 

3/27/2020 (Friday)

 

 

University of Kansas

” Impacts of Rising CO2 on Plants: From Glacial to Future Conditions”

 

Dr. Na Wei

 

4/2/20

 

Holden Arboretum

 

 

“Evolutionary ecology and genomics of adaptation to environmental change”

 

https://weievolecol.wordpre ss.com

 

Dr. Charles Craik

 

4/9/20

 

University of California San Francisco

 

“New approaches for detecting and treating pancreatic cancer”

 

https://pharm.ucsf.edu/craik

 

 

TBA

 

 

4/16/20

 

Dr. Elissa Hallem

 

4/23/20

 

University of California, Los Angeles

 

“Host-seeking behaviors of human-parasitic nematodes.”

https://www.mimg.ucla.edu

/people/elissa-hallem-ph-d/