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Department Seminar, Spring 2013

UW Department of Zoology & Physiology

Spring 2013 Seminar Schedule

 Seminars are on Thursdays at 4:10 p.m. in the Berry Center Rm 138 unless noted otherwise.  Informal receptions for speakers precede seminars at 3:45 pm in the Berry Center.

 January

24        Dr. Jennifer Knight

            University of Colorado at Boulder

            Title: Assessing for learning: clickers and concept assessments

            Host: Carly Jordan

 31        Dr. Kari Veblen

            Utah State University

            Title:

            Host: Jake Goheen

 FEBRUARY

7          Dr. Christy McCain

            Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder

            Title:

            Host: Jake Goheen

 14        Clarke Lecture: Dr. Nicola Clayton

            Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

            Title: Ways Of Thinking~ From Crows To Children And Back Again

            Host: Donal Skinner

 21        Dr. Will Robinson

            Casper College

            Title: Return of the Giant Honey Bees: Tales from a Magical Mango Orchard

            Host: Craig Benkman

 28        Dr. Luke Hunter

            PANTHERA

            Title: Leopard conservation in Africa: Science, trophy hunting and policy

            Host: Donal Skinner

 MARCH

7          Dr. William Bowman

            Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder

            Title: Plant-soil feedbacks and implications for community dynamics

            Host: Craig Benkman

14        Dr. Shannon Murphy

            Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver

            Title: Plant-insect interactions in a changing world: How insects form associations with novel host plants

            Host: Craig Benkman

 28        Dr. Stephen P. Mackessy                        

             School of Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado

             Title: Snake Venom Proteins: Evolution of Biological Roles and Diverse Pharmacologies

            Host: Craig Benkman

 APRIL

11        Dr. Doug Altshuler

            University of British Columbia

            Title:

            Host: Jonathan Rader

 18        Dr. Carol Brewer

            Prairie Ecotone Research Group

            Title:

            Host: Craig Benkman

 

25        Dr. John Marzluff

            School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington

            Title: How perception, memory, and emotion allow crows to enjoy our world

            Host: Kara Pratt

MAY

2          Departmental Awards ceremony     

 

Zoology and Physiology Seminar, Spring 2013


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