Colloquium

Our colloquium speakers give one-hour presentations on ecology, evolution, conservation biology, and plant/ecosystem science and come from academic, governmental agencies, and non-profit institutions.  Colloquia are held in the Davidson Math and Science Center (DMS) in room 103 on Thursdays at 4:00 PM.

After each talk, please join the speaker, host, and fellow colleagues for drinks and appetizers at a reception to be held at a local restaurant or brewery. The location of the reception will vary so please contact the host for details.

If you are interested in talking with the speaker, we highly encourage you to contact the host to set up a meeting. We look forward to your participation in our upcoming colloquia!

DateSpeakerInstitutionTitleHost
Jan 26, 2017 Colloquium Intro (BIO 494) Nick Pardikes
Feb 2, 2017               Jim Grace USGS Statistical Paradigms and the Great Productivity-Diversity Debate: Are They Causally Linked? Matt Forister
Feb 9, 2017 David Liberles Temple From a list of positively selected genes towards a mechanistic genotype-phenotype map David Alvarez-Ponce, Tom Parchman, Chris Feldman
Feb 16, 2017 TBA
Feb 23, 2017 Alex Flynt U. Southern Mississippi Highly divergent RNAi mechanisms in mites Pedro Mirua
March 2, 2017 TBA
March 9, 2017 Todd Palmer U. Florida Friends with benefits costs: what the dark side of cooperation can teach us about mutualism Beth Pringle
March 16, 2017 Maria Tello UNR Hummingbirds travelling through space and time Vladimir Pravosudov
March 23, 2017 Spring break
March 30, 2017 Ellen Ketterson Indiana What evolution, ecology, and behavior have in common: the organism in the middle Carrie Branch and Jenny Ouyang
April 4, 2017 Adam Watts DRI Tim Caldwell
April 13, 2017 Eric Post UC Davis What can phenology tell us about the role of time in ecology? Nick Pardikes
April 20, 2017 Michelle Thleme World Wildlife Fund Sudeep Chandra, Zeb Hogan
April 27, 2017 Jenny Gremer UC Davis Leonard and Leger
May 4, 2017 TBA