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Department Seminar

UW Department of Zoology and Physiology

Spring 2017 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.

 

FEBRUARY

 

3              No seminar

 

10            Dr. Daniel Bolnick, University of Texas, Austin

Title: Honey, I shrunk the tapeworms!

Host: PiE Students; Cody Porter

 

17            PiE Symposium

 

24            No seminar

 

MARCH

3              Dr. Scott Taylor, CU Boulder

Title: Insights from avian hybrid zones into the origin and maintenance of biodiversity

Host: Matt Carling

 

9              Thursday, 11:00 – 11:50 am, 219 Classroom Bldg

Dr. Erik Beever, USGS, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

Title: The plot thickens: moving beyond generalizations to an understanding of mechanisms underlying species responses to contemporary climate

Host: Embere Hall & Anna Chalfoun

 

24            Dr. Patrice Kurnath, University of Utah

Title: A tale of temperature & toxins: Investigating temperature-dependent toxicity in mammalian herbivores

Host: Annika Walters

 

31            Dr. Kevin Oh, Colorado State University

Title: Genomic insights into neutral and adaptive variation in sage-grouse: implications for ecology and conservation

Host: Matt Carling

 

APRIL

6              Thursday, 6 pm (reception starts at 5 pm), Arts & Sciences Auditorium

L. Floyd Clarke lecture: Dr. Neil Shubin, University of Chicago

Title: Your INNER FISH: A Journey into the 3.5 Billion-year History of the Human Body

Host: Matt Carling

 

7              Dr. Neil Shubin, University of Chicago

Title: Your INNER FISH: A Journey into the 3.5 Billion-year History of the Human Body

Host: Matt Carling

 

14            Tricia O’Connor, Forest Supervisor, Bridger-Teton National Forest

Title: From SE Alaska to Wyoming, challenges and opportunities in the management of a National Forest

Host: Merav Ben-David

 

21            No seminar

 

28            Dr. Chad Brock, Department of Botany, UW

Title: One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish: Detecting pattern and process of multi-scale variation in male nuptial color in the threespine stickleback

Host: Craig Benkman


 

Zoology and Physiology Seminar

Zoology and Physiology Seminar


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