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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Seminars

EEB Seminars and Events for the Spring 2015 semester.

Jan. 22: Yang Liu (UConn EEB)

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UConn
Mitochondrial Genome Evolution and Phylogenomics of Early Land Plants
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Goffinet

Jan. 29: Daniel Ksepka (Bruce Museum)

Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
March of the Fossil Penguins: Paleobiological Insight into the Evolution of Sphenisciformes
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Bush

Feb. 5: Steven Pacala (Princeton)

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
The fate of the land carbon sink
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Caira

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Feb. 12: Daniel Simberloff (University of Tennessee)

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,  University of Tennessee
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Willig

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Feb. 19: Michael Donoghue (Yale)

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Schlichting

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Feb. 26: Seth Borenstein (Associated Press/NYU)

Associated Press Science Writer
Dispatches from a hotter planet and a cooler cosmos
4:00PM in the Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

This talk is part of the Teale Lecture Series

Mar. 5: David Hillis (University of Texas)

Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: P. Lewis

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Mar. 10: Marc Feldman (Stanford University)

Department of Biology, Stanford University
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Holsinger

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Mar. 12: Robert Ricklefs (University of Missouri St. Louis)

Department of Biology, University of Missouri St. Louis
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Willig

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Mar. 24: May Berenbaum (University of Illinois)

Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Wagner

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Mar. 26: Gregg Mitman (University of Wisconsin)

Vilas Research & William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History & Environmental Studies
University of Wisconsin Madison
Ecological Imperialism Revisited: Entanglements of Disease, Commerce and Knowledge in a Global World
4:00PM in the Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

This talk is part of the Teale Lecture Series.

Apr. 2: Gene Likens (UConn EEB, Cary Institute)

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Urban

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Apr. 9: Susan Wessler (University of California-Riverside)

Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California-Riverside
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Yuan

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Apr. 14: Douglas Futuyma (Stony Brook)

Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Simon

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Apr. 16: Tyrone Hayes (University of California-Berkeley)

Department of Integrative Biology, University of California-Berkeley
From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads & Men
4:00PM in the Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center

This talk is part of the Teale Lecture Series.

Apr. 20: David Tilman (Minnesota)

Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota
Biodiversity: From Evolutionary Origins to Ecosystem Functioning
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Willig

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Apr. 23: Mimi Koehl (University of California-Berkeley)

Department of Integrative Biology, University of California-Berkeley
Title: TBA
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Diggle

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Apr. 30: Peter Raven (Missouri Botanical Garden)

Missouri Botanical Garden
Saving Plants, Saving Ourselves
4:00PM in BPB 130

Host: Anderson

The Distinguished Ecologist & Evolutionary Biologist Seminar Series is part of UConn EEB 30th Anniversary Celebration.