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Fall 2016 Departmental Seminar Series

Seminars start at 11:00 AM unless otherwise noted.

September 9
EE Biology & Neuroscience Join Seminar

How the brain learns to communicate and make good decisions: What songbirds can teach us about human behavior

Jonathan PratherUniversity of Miami

Location: 213 LBC – Kendall-Cram Lecture Hall

Sponsor: Elizabeth Derryberry

October 7

Censusing the Ocean in the 21st Century

Nancy KnowltonSmithsonian Institute

Location: Richardson Memorial Hall, Room 201

Sponsor: Sunshine Van Bael

Sat. October 8
Marcia Monroe Conery Lecture

Seminar begins at 10:00am

#OceanOptimism: Success stories in ocean conservation

Nancy KnowltonSmithsonian Institute

Location: Freeman Auditorium - Woldenberg Art Center

Sponsor: Sunshine Van Bael

Wed. November 2
Special Interest Seminar

Seminar begins at 12:00pm

The Evolution of Wildly Colorful Avian Eggs: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach

Mary CaswellPrinceton University

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Liz Derryberry

November 4

Gonads and the evolution of hormonal phenotypes

Kim RosvallIndiana University

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Jordan Karubian

November 11

Ant biodiversity, community assembly, and ecological interactions in coffee agroecosystems

Stacy PhilpottUniversity of California - San Diego

Location: 213 LBC – Kendall-Cram Lecture Hall

Sponsor: Sunshine Van Bael

November 18

The speciation cycle in Amazonian birds

Robb BrumfieldLouisiana State University

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Elizabeth Derryberry

December 2

Diversification of Middle American Fishes

Kyle PillerSoutheastern Louisiana University

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Michael Blum

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