Biology Colloquium Fall 2017

Most seminars on Thursdays at 3:30 in B302 Birge Hall

 

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
9/7
Emmet Judziewicz
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
ILTIS LECTURE
Wisconsin Floristic Time Travel: Challenging the Invisible Present

9/14
Katrina Dlugosch
University of Arizona
The rapid evolution of introduced plants: genetics, genomics, traits, and trade-offs
9/21
Amy Alstad
UW-Madison Integrative Biology (Zoology) PhD candidate
Patterns and drivers of long-term plant community change in Wisconsin remnant prairies
9/28
Bruce Baldwin
University of California, Berkeley
Spatial patterns of diversity and endemism in the California flora
10/5
Hilary Callahan
Barnard College
Undergraduates Phenotyping Arabidopsis Knockouts (UnPAK): Merits and impacts of manual phenotyping in the era of automation
10/12
Julia Sigwart
Queens University Belfast
What species mean: Biodiversity dynamics in deep time and in the deep sea
10/9
Lawren Sack
UCLA
New insights into leaf hydraulic design and its implications for the drought responses of species and ecosystems
10/26
Leslie Turner
Milner Centre for Evolution, University of Bath UK
Genomics of Hybrid Sterility in House Mice
11/2
Carlos Eduardo Santibáñez López
UW-Madison Integrative Biology (Zoology) postdoc
The evolution of the peptide calcin family in Scorpion venom through a phylogenomic spyglass
11/9
Frederick R. Prete
Northeastern Illinois University
Cognitive Psychology to Interneurons: How Praying Mantises Construct the Abstract Category, "Prey"
11/16
Giovanni (Gio) Bosco
Dartmouth University
Dissecting mechanisms of social learning and transgenerational inheritance in Drosophila
11/23
THANKSGIVING
no lecture
11/30
Daniel Rubenstein
Princeton University
EMLEN LECTURE
Social networks and animal societies: linking form with function

12/7
José Dinneny
Carnegie Institution for Science,Department of Plant Biology, Stanford
Stressed! How plants cope through dynamic responses
12/14
Amy Litt
University of California, Riverside
Genomic insights into the diversification of plant form and function