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Seminar Calendar Spring 2017

Spring 2017

Please join us for our seminar series on topics in biological sciences Thursdays from 3-4:15 every week.

 

DateSpeaker, Affiliation, Topic of Discussion (click title to see abstract)
1/12/2017TITLE: MS Student Proposal Presentations
HOST:  
Kevin Feris
1/17/2017NAME: Dr. Maura Allaire
HOST:  
Kevin Feris
TITLE:
Adapting to Extremes: Managing flood risk in coupled human-natural systems
1/26/2017NAME: No seminar
TITLE:
HOST:  
2/9/2017NAME: Dr. Clinton Francis (Cal Poly)
HOST:
Jesse Barber
TITLE:
The signature of the acoustic environment in biology: behavior and physiology to community structure
2/14/2017NAME: Dr. Trevor Caughlin (Univ. Florida)
HOST:
Marie-anne deGraaff
TITLE:
Spatial models to scale up ecological restoration from sites to landscapes
2/16/2017NAME: Dr. Benjamin Weinstein (Oregon State University)
HOST:
Kevin Feris
TITLE:
Applying Bayesian models for ecological theory and conservation
2/21/17NAME: Dr. Rachel Mitchell
HOST:
Marie-anne deGraaff
TITLE:
Still Seeking the Holy Grail: A Functional Trait Approach to Plant Ecology
2/23/2017NAME: Dr. Todd Michael Anderson
HOST:
Marie-anne deGraaff
TITLE:
Deciphering the Savanna Biome: Insights from the Serengeti Ecosystem
3/2/2017NAME: Dr. Sven Buerki (The Natural History Museum - London)
HOST:
James Smith
TITLE:
From genes to function – A comparative phylogenomic and genes expression approach to investigate the evolution of CAM photosynthesis in dry-adapted plants
3/7/2017NAME: Dr. Lucinda Lawson (University of Cincinnati)
HOST:
Jesse Barber
TITLE:
Diversification through fragmented landscapes: how space, time, environment, and interactions shape evolution
3/9/2017NAME: Dr. Hannah Marx (University of Arizona)
HOST:
Jennifer Forbey
TITLE:
Disentangling drivers of floristic diversity in natural ecosystems: from functional traits to functional genomics
3/16/2017NAME: Dr. Linda van Diepen, Microbial Ecologist (University of WY)
HOST:  
Marie-anne deGraaff
3/23/2017Spring break, no classes 
3/30/2017NAME: Dr. Barbara Ertter
HOST:
James Smith
TITLE:
Treasures of the Boise Front
4/6/2017TBD 
4/13/2017NAME: Dr. Andrea Putnam (San Diego Zoo)
HOST:  
Kevin Feris
4/20/2017TBD 
4/27/2017NAME: Ben Dudek, MS Raptor Biology, Thesis Defense