Fall 2008 Seminars

All seminars are held on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. in room 247 Plant Biology Building except where noted.

Christopher A. Klausmeier
Theoretical Approaches to Plankton Ecology
Department of Plant Biology & Kellogg Biological Station
Michigan State University
Wednesday, September 3, 3:30 p.m.

Kevin R. Theis
EEBB Student Speaker
A Multi-Level Investigation of Scent Marking in the Spotted Hyena
Department of Zoology
Michigan State University
Wednesday, September 10, 3:30 p.m.

Joan Silk
Social Security: The Meaning of Social Bonds for Female Baboons
Department of Anthropology
University of California-Los Angeles
Wednesday, September 17, 3:30 p.m.
Contacts: Jenn Smith/Kay Holekamp

Peter B. Reich
Linking Plant Traits, Community and Ecosystem Dynamics, and Global Change: Keys to a Preditive Ecology?
Department of Forest Resources
University of Minnesota
Wednesday, September 24, 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Mike Walters
Cosponsor: Department of Forestry

Alan B. Bond
EEBB Distinguished Speaker
The Cognitive Representation of Social Structure in Animals
School of Biological Sciences
University of Nebraska
Wednesday, October 1, 3:30 p.m.
List-Linking and Other Impossibly Difficult Tasks
Thursday, October 2, 12:00 Noon
203C Natural Science (ZOL Conference Room)

Contact: Sarah Benson-Amram

Keith Clay
Microbial Community Ecology of Tick-Borne Human Pathogens
Department of Biology
Indiana University
Wednesday, October 8, 3:30 p.m.
Community and Ecosystem Consequences of Endophyte Infection in Tall Fescue Grass
KBS Seminar
Friday, October 10, 10:45 a.m.
237 Stack Building

Contact: Jay Lennon/Jen Lau
Cosponsor: Kellogg Biological Station

Roy Kishony
The Impact of Drug Interactions on Evolution of Resistance
Department of Systems Biology
Harvard Medical School
Wednesday, October 15, 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Barry Williams

L. Lacey Knowles
What the Dynamics of Speciation Reveal About the "When, Where and Why" of an Evolutionary Radiation
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Michigan
Wednesday, October 22, 3:30 p.m.
Contacts: Anthony Cognato/Chris Hamm

Anna R. Dornhaus
Collective Problem-Solving in Social Insects: Adaptation or Constraint?
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Arizona
Wednesday, October 29, 3:30 p.m.
Contacts: Heather Eisthen/John Townsend-Mehler

Randell S. Wells
Bottlenose Dolphins of Sarasota Bay: ‘Lessons from 38 Years and 5 Generations’
Sarasota Dolphin Research Program
Mote Marine Lab
Wednesday, November 5, 3:30 p.m.
Contacts: Peggy Ostrom/Kay Holekamp

Robin Tinghitella
Contributions to the Rapid Evolutionary Loss of a Sexual Signal: Islands, Parasites, and Mating Behavior in the Polynesian Field Cricket
Kellogg Biological Station
Michigan State University
Wednesday, November 12, 3:30 p.m.

Peter Abrams
What Determines the Strength of Competition?
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Toronto
Wednesday, November 19, 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Scott Peacor

Scott V. Edwards
Multilocus Approaches to Avian Phylogeography and Host-Parasite Co-Evolution
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Harvard University
Wednesday, December 3, 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Katy Califf



Please call if handicap accommodations are needed.  EEBB Office (517) 432-1359    TTY 1-800-649-3777



This page is best viewed with either Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer.