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Department Seminar

UW Department of Zoology and Physiology

Spring 2016 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.


5    Dr. Colleen Webb, Colorado State University

Title: Wildlife contact networks – When does structure matter for disease spread?

Host: Holly Ernest & Dave McDonald

12  Dr. Jon Pauli, University of Wisconsin

Title: "Slowly, slowly, slowly" said the moth: a syndrome of mutualism drives the lifestyle of the sloth

Host: Merav Ben-David

19   Dr. Phaedra Budy, Utah State University

Title: Towards a better understanding of factors that limit and facilitate one of the world's most invasive fishes: what can we learn from an intercontinental comparison?

Host: Annika Walters

26            No seminar


3     No seminar


11  Dr. Janette Boughman, Michigan State University

Title: Sexual selection & the dynamic process of speciation

Host: PiE, Christopher Beltz & Liz Mandeville

25            Dr. Jeremy Goldbogen, Stanford University

Title: The biomechanics and physiological ecology of ram filter feeding whales

Host: Jake Goheen


1    Dr. Paul Doherty, Colorado State University

Title: High impact practices in undergraduate education: leveraging technology at field stations

Host: Craig Benkman

8    Dr. Michael Sheriff

Title: The consequences of predator-induced maternal stress across the 10-year snowshoe hare cycle

Host: PiE, Brett Jesmer

14    7 pm, Thursday, L. Floyd Clarke lecture: Dr. Raymond B. Huey, University of Washington


Host: Michael Dillon

15  Dr. Raymond B. Huey, University of Washington


Host: Michael Dillon

22  Dr. Katie Langin, USGS, Ft. Collins

Title: Islands within an island: microgeographic divergence in the Island Scrub-Jay

Host: Craig Benkman

29  Dr. Mike Letnic


Host: Matt Kauffman & Jake Goheen


6 Dr. Kate Searle

Title: Spatio-temporal variation in vegetation phenology enhances winter body condition of a migratory ungulate

Host: Matt Kauffman

Zoology and Physiology Seminar

Zoology and Physiology Seminar

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