Spring 2017 Colloquium Series
Thursdays, 4:00 pm, Room 122 Life Science Bldg.

February 9, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Edmund D. Brodie III, BFD Runk Professor, Department of Biology, University of Virginia
Host: Phi Sigma
Website: http://www.faculty.virginia.edu/brodie/

February 16, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Martin Turcotte, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Title: Evolution as a driver of ecological dynamics at multiple timescales
Host: Matt Walsh
Website: http://www.martinturcotte.net/

February 23, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Richard Edward Green, Associate Professor, Department of Biomolecular Engineering, University of California-Santa Cruz
Title: A highly contiguous assembly of the American alligator genome reveals the genetic architecture of estrogen signaling
Host: Phi Sigma
Website: https://pgl.soe.ucsc.edu/

March 2nd 2017
Speaker: Dr. Catherine Linnen, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Kentucky
Title: From Mutations to Species: Causes and Consequences of Host-Use Variation in Pine Sawflies
Host: Castoe lab/Drew Schield
Website: http://www.linnenlab.com/

March 9th 2017
Speaker: Dr. Derek Roff, Professor, Department of Biology, University of California Riverside
Title: Migration and Sexual Selection: Tradeoffs in an uncertain world
Host: Matt Walsh
Website: http://biology.ucr.edu/people/faculty/Roff.html

March 16th 2017 - SPRING BREAK

March 23rd 2017
Speaker: Dr. David Post, Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University
Title: The Tail of Two Fish: Importance of Intraspecific Variation for Community and Ecosystem Ecology
Host: Matt Walsh
Website: http://postlab.yale.edu/