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Department Seminar

UW Department of Zoology and Physiology

Fall 2019 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.

 

SEPTEMBER      

6              Dr. Carlos Martinez del Rio

Title: Guts and sugar: a tale in five convergences

Host: Merav Ben-David

 

13            No seminar

20            Dr. Diana Wall, CSU

Title: Soil life and climate change: lessons from cold Antarctic to hot deserts 

Host: PiE students, Elizabeth Traver

 

27            Dr. Michal Zeitzov-Raz & Merav Ben-David

Title: Biological control - at what cost?  Barn owls prey on rare and endangered rodents in the northwestern Negev, Israel

Host: Merav Ben-David

 

OCTOBER

4              Dr. Danielle Bruns, Department of Kinesiology & Health, Univ Wyoming

Title: High altitude (patho)physiology: cardiovascular, pulmonary, and muscle adaptations to chronic hypoxia

Host: Michael Dillon & Carlos Martinez del Rio

 

11            Dr. Virginia Schutte, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium

Title: How science communication can advance your career

Host: Bethann Merkle

 

18            Dr. Sam Cushman, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station

Title: Optimizing scale dependent model selection for predicting animal movement

Host: Joe Holbrook

 

25            Dr. Jeff Brawn, University of Illinois

Title: Precipitation, climate, and the ecology of tropical birds

Host: Craig Benkman & Corey Tarwater

 

NOVEMBER

1              Dr. Rudd Schilder, Penn State

Title: Factors mediating variation flight muscle performance of insect predators and pollinators

Host: Michael Dillon

 

8              Dr. Robert Al-Chokhachy, USGS, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

Title: Are trout in hot water?  Digging deeper into the implications of a changing climate

Host: Annika Walters

 

15            Dr. Michael Dillon

Title:

Host: Merav Ben-David

 

22            Dr. Greg Ragland, University of Colorado at Denver

Title: Polygenes, genetic correlations, and diverse physiological processes shape adaptations to seasonality and temperature in insects

Host: Craig Benkman

 

DECEMBER

6              Dr. Mark Poesch, University of Alberta

Title: Swimming against the water: Assessing flow alteration on freshwater fishes

Host: Bryan Maitland

 

Zoology and Physiology Seminar

Zoology and Physiology Seminar


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