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USU Department of Biology – Spring 2022 Seminar Series

  • When: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 PM
  • Where: BNR 202A OR online via Zoom; see email announcement or contact Christine Ramirez for link
  • Access: A Zoom link will be included in each weekly seminar announcement. Seminars will also be recorded for future viewing. These will be stored on Canvas for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students (BIOL4750/6800). Faculty and staff can request access to recordings by contacting Christine Ramirez.  Meeting with speakers:  An e-mail will be sent to members of our department to schedule individual/group meetings where appropriate.

Jan 11

(Mal)adaptation, Social Inequality, and the Complexity of Urban Conservation

Dr. Max Lambert (he/him/his) – Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Science Division
Speaker presenting via Zoom

Feb 1

Using Nextflow to Manage, Automate, and Reproduce Scientific Workflows

Ashley Dederich (she/her/hers) – Utah State University: Biology Department
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A

Feb 15

Cancelled

 

Feb 22

Phylogenetics and the Evolution of Bees

Dr. Michael Branstetter (he/him/his) – USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Pollinating Insects Research Unit
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A

Mar 1

Predator-Induced Mechanisms Shaping Integrated Phenotypes Across Timescales

Dr. Laura Stein (she/her/hers) – University of Oklahoma
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A

Mar 15

Mechanisms of Behavioral Evolution

Dr. Eva Fischer (she/her/hers) – University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A

Mar 22

Frugivory and Seed Dispersal in Madagascar’s Ecosystem

Dr. Onja Razafindratsima (she/her/hers) – University of California Berkeley
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A

Mar 29

Pollination Microbiomes/Nectar Microbiome and Pollination

Dr. Rachel Vannette (she/her/hers) – University of California, Davis
Speaker presenting via Zoom

Apr 5

Bumble Bee Ecology

Dr. Jonathan Koch (he/him/his) – Utah State University: Biology Department
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A

Apr 12

TBA

Dr. David Blackburn (he/him/his) – Curator of Herpetology, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A

Apr 19

Origins and Dynamics of Soil Organic Phosphorus

Dr. Andrea Vincent (she/her/hers) – Universidad de Costa Rica
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A

Apr 26

The Cognitive Ecology of Early-Life Social Experiences and Reproductive Decision-Making

Dr. Alex Ophir (he/him/his) – Cornell University
Speaker presenting in BNR 202A