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Department Seminar

UW Department of Zoology and Physiology

Fall 2017 Seminar Schedule


Seminars are on Fridays at 12:10 pm in the Berry Center Rm 138 unless noted otherwise. Informal receptions for speakers precede seminars at 11:45 am in the Berry Center.



8              Dr. Berwyn Kinsey

Title: Myth, mirrors and magical words: Art and the history of medicine

Host: Donal Skinner


15            Sensory Biology Center Speaker: Dr. Jesse Barber, Boise State University

Title: The role of the acoustic environment in ecology and evolution

Host: Nick Fuzessery and Qian-Quan Sun


22            Dr. Trevor Price, University of Chicago

Title: The tropical-temperate divide in the Himalayas

Host: Cody Porter, PiE Graduate Student Invited Speaker


29            Dr. Simone Meddle, Roslin Institute, Scotland

Title: Neuroendocrine and environmental interactions underlying reproductive behaviour in birds

Host: Donal Skinner



6              Dr. Larissa Bailey, Colorado State University

Title: Combining science and expert knowledge to determine optimal management strategies for amphibian populations challenged by disease

Host: Annika Walters


13            Dr. Tyler Kartzinel, Brown University

Title: Discerning patterns and changes in resource use by herbivores on African savannas

Host: Jake Goheen


20            Sensory Biology Center Speaker: Dr.




27            Dr. Lisa Angeloni, Colorado State University

Title: Bridging the gap between animal behavior and conservation biology: behavioral responses to human activity and noise

Host: Craig Benkman



3              Dr. Amy Navratil


Host: Dr. Merav Ben-David


10            Dr. Peter Arcese, University of British Columbia


Host: Corey Tarwater


17            Dr. Annika Walters

Title: Evaluating the resistance and resilience of fish to disturbance

Host: Donal Skinner







8              Sensory Biology Center Speaker: Dr.




Zoology and Physiology Seminar

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