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Department Seminar, Spring 2014

UW Department of Zoology & Physiology

Spring, 2014 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.


13, 16, 21, 23       Neuroscience seminars: job search  

                           Host: Qian-Quan Sun


6            Dr. Jayne Belnap

             Title: Dust, dust, and more dust: is this what the future holds?

             Host: Jake Goheen

13         Dr. Kate Huyvaert, Colorado State University

            Title: Evolutionary Ecology of Seabirds of the Galápagos Archipelago

            Host: Craig Benkman

20        Dr. Jeff Good, University of Montana

           Title: Targeted population genomics in non-model species

           Host: Matt Carling

27      Dr. Lauryn Benedict, Northern Colorado University

          Title: Sparrows, warblers and wrens – studying bird song variation at multiple geographic scales

          Host: David McDonald


6        PiE student-invited speaker: Dr. Steve Fancy, Chief, Inventory and Monitoring Division, NPS, Ft. Collins

         Title: Monitoring the ecological vital signs of natural resources in our national parks

         Hosts: Kellen Nelson and Embere Hall

13     Dr. Blair Wolf, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico

         Title: Heat waves - challenges for desert bird communities

         Host: Matt Carling

27    Dr. Dale Clayton, Department of Biology, University of Utah

         Title: Guess who’s coming to dinner? Reciprocal interactions between Darwin’s finches and invasive parasites

         Host: Craig Benkman


3        Dr. Maren Vitousek, Cornell University

          Title: Size, sex, stress, and success in Galápagos marine iguanas: coping with challenges in a variable environment

          Host: Craig Benkman

10     Dr. Brian Barber, Biodiversity Institute, University of Wyoming                                                            

         Title: Genetic patterns in a montane bird: valleys as barriers

         Host: Carlos Martinez del Rio

16     L. Floyd Clarke Lecture (Wednesday 7:30 pm): Dr. Doug Emlen, University of Montana

         Title: Extraordinary Weapons: A Natural History

         Host: Carlos Martinez del Rio

17     Dr. Doug Emlen, University of Montana

         Title: Mechanisms of extreme growth in weapons and ornaments of sexual selection

         Host: Carlos Martinez del Rio

24     Dr. Kurt Fausch                                                            

         Title: Linked for life: the importance of sustaining hidden connections for conserving biota in stream-riparian ecosystems

         Host: Daniel Gibson-Reinemer


1       Departmental Awards ceremony     



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