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Department Seminar, Spring 2015

UW Department of Zoology and Physiology

Spring 2015 Seminar Schedule

 Seminars are on Fridays at 12:00 pm in the Berry Center Rm 138 unless noted otherwise. Informal receptions for speakers precede seminars at 11:45 am in the Berry Center.



13            Dr. Liz Scordato, EEB, University of Colorado at Boulder

Title: Contributions of sexual selection and ecology to song divergence in an avian ring species

Host: Craig Benkman

20            PiE Symposium (12 – 5 pm)

27            Dr. Randa Jabbour, Dept of Plant Sciences, University of Wyoming

Title: Linkages between biodiversity and pest control in agroecosystems

Host: Carlos Martinez del Rio



6              Dr. Stacey Smith, EEB, University of Colorado at Boulder

Title: The origin of red flowers: genetic mechanisms, ecological drivers and macroevolutionary patterns

Host: Matt Carling


13            Dr. Merav Ben-David

Title: Fin del Mundo: 17,848 km south of Alaska

Host: Donal Skinner


27            Dr. Cameron Ghalambor, Colorado State University

Title: Does phenotypic plasticity constrain or facilitate adaptive evolution?

Host: Craig Benkman



3              Dr. Ruth Hufbauer, Colorado State University

Title: Rescuing declining populations from extinction: lessons from a model system

Host: Amy Krist


10            Dr. Bob Hall

Title: Are there stream biomes?

Host: Donal Skinner


17            11:00 am: Dr. Stephen Nicolas

Title: TBA

Host: UW Foundation


24            Emma Marris


Host: Carlos Martinez del Rio


30            Clarke Lecture, Thursday at 7:00 pm: Dr. Jack Pettigrew

Title: Bradshaw Rock Art: Controversies over an Extinct Culture

Host: Jeff Woodbury



1              Dr. Jack Pettigrew

Title: The San Bushmen: Past and Present

Host: Jeff Woodbury


8              Dr. Ken Jones, University of Colorado at Denver

Title: Wildlife genetics in the new millennia

Host: Brian Cherrington


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