EEB “Noon” Seminar Schedule

Held every Tuesday from 12:30-1:45pm in Biological Sciences West, Room 208 (building location map)

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Date Speaker From Title Host
08/22/2017 Chiou-Rong Sheue Recent chloroplast diversification in the ancient genus Selaginella Peter Chesson
08/29/2017 Joanna Masel De novo genes and the long-term direction of their subsequent evolution -
09/05/2017 Kevin Gomez Masel Lab Modeling How Evolution in One Trait is Affected by Adaptation in Another -
09/12/2017 Nick Kortessis Chesson Lab Evolution of the storage effect: character displacement on a fluctuating resource and the importance of constraints -
09/12/2017 Jason Bertram Masel Lab Boom-bust cycles as stabilizers of genetic variation: a comparison with the storage effect -
09/19/2017 Luke Kosinski Masel Lab Stop codon readthrough errors purge cryptic sequences, facilitating coding sequence birth -
09/19/2017 Paul Nelson Masel Lab Intercellular Competition and the Inevitability of Multicellular Aging -
09/26/2017 Peter Chesson Climate Change Community Ecology -
09/26/2017 Alyssa Smith Dlugosch Lab Ploidy plasticity and stress responses in a global invader -
10/03/2017 Kun Xiong Masel Lab Overrepresentation of feed forward loops through adaptive and non-adaptive evolution -
10/03/2017 Erica Newman Falk Lab, SNRE Integrating Disturbance Ecology with Macroecology -
10/10/2017 First Year Cohort First Year Cohort Rotation Presentation -
10/17/2017 Michael Donoghue Yale Biogeography, biome shifting, and functional traits in a widespread plant clade -
10/24/2017 Regis Ferriere Revisiting Darwin’s principle of divergence: How ecology and landscape dynamics control the macroevolutionary rates of speciation and extinction -
10/31/2017 Sandra Durán Enquist Lab Estimating functional diversity of plant communities from airborne imaging -
10/31/2017 Danilo Neves Enquist Lab Mapping diversity in the era of Big Data -
11/07/2017 Monica Ge Venable Lab Functional traits trade-off in desert winter annuals -
11/07/2017 Josh Scholl Venable Lab Seed heteromorphism in the southwest -
11/14/2017 Stacy Jorgensen Barker Lab Population genomics and polyploid origins of Selaginella rupincola, a Sky Islands lycophyte -
11/14/2017 Jennifer Jandt Maternal interactions influence developmental pathways in wasps Anna Dornhaus
11/21/2017 Bill Birky A Theory-based Method for DNA Barcoding of Bacteria (and Everything Else) -
11/28/2017 Moira Hough Saleska Lab TBD -
11/28/2017 Daniel Portik Wiens Lab Sexual dichromatism promotes diversification in African amphibians -
12/05/2017 First Year Cohort First Year Cohort Rotation Presentations -
01/16/2018 Joey Charboneau Sanderson Lab Did polyploidy predate the rapid radiation of New World Astragalus (Fabaceae) -
01/16/2018 Nicole Leitner Dornhaus Lab Exploring the role of sensitivity differences in social insect division of labor -
01/23/2018 Elsa Abs Ferriere Lab How soil microbial eco-evolutionary dynamics mediate carbon cycle feedback to climate change -
01/23/2018 Shelley Smith Graduate College Fellowship Advice -
01/30/2018 Anthony Baniaga Barker Lab Characterization of the Selaginella arizonica x eremophila hybrid zone in Southern Arizona -
01/30/2018 Ahvi Potticary Duckworth Lab The ecological basis of an emergent behavioral trait -
02/06/2018 Kayla Sale Martinez Lab Effect of pollination on food web stability and community composition -
02/06/2018 Neill Prohaska Saleska Lab Variable species responses to severe drought in the context of declines in ecosystem transpiration fluxes from an Amazon forest -
02/13/2018 Nick DiRienzo Dornhaus Lab Individual variation in the extended phenotype: consequences of development and contributions to foraging -
02/13/2018 Hannah Marx Barker Lab Gene expression plasticity and the persistence of plant species across environmental variation -
02/20/2018 Joe Braasch Dlugosch Lab Community responses to climate change -
02/20/2018 Zach Grochau-Wright Michod Lab Exploring the genetic control of soma development in divergent Volvox species -
02/27/2018 Brendan Larsen Worobey Lab Discovery and Evolution of a Novel Clade of Paramyxoviruses in Arizona Mammals -
02/27/2018 Liz Miller Wiens Lab What determines the species richness of genera? -
03/06/2018 Spring Break -
03/13/2018 First Year Cohort First Year Cohort Rotation Presentations -
03/20/2018 Zheng Li Barker Lab Homosporous ferns and lycophytes with high chromosome numbers are paleopolyploids -
03/20/2018 Gordon Smith Papaj/Bronstein Labs Explaining sex differences in hawkmoth pollen load diversity -
03/27/2018 Joseph Matheson Masel Lab Why aren't we all dead one hundred times over? -
03/27/2018 Dinah Davison Michod Lab Plasticity-first evolution of soma in the volvocine green algae -
04/03/2018 Alice Cang Dlugosch Lab Genome size and transposable element variation in an invasive plant -
04/03/2018 Evan Kelemen Dornhaus Lab The Comparative Advantage of Worse Workers -
04/10/2018 Brian Maitner Enquist Lab BIEN4.0: Open access botanical data gets even better -
04/10/2018 Hongseok Ko Martinez Lab Exploring bioeconomic dynamics using human-natural network models of fishery ecosystems -
04/17/2018 Cristian Roman-Palacios Wiens Lab How is climate change related to local extinction? -
04/17/2018 Katie Chenard Duckworth Lab Developmental mechanisms underlying limits to behavioral flexibility -
04/24/2018 Alison Harrington Arnold Lab Exploring the evolution of plant-symbiotic fungi using genome-scale data -
04/24/2018 Chenlu Di Worobey Lab Factors of acute viruses that influence the success of human-to-human transmission -
05/01/2018 Michiel Pillet Evans Lab Demographic range modeling reveals that climate and competition are insufficient to explain pinyon pine's distribution -
05/01/2018 Lorah Patterson Enquist Lab Extreme gardening: Assessing the impact of climate change on Rocky Mountain meadows -