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EcoLunch Seminar Series

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Fall 2018
Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30pm
Lilly G-456

Coordinator: Ximena Bernal

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22 August
Maria Levy, Morry Levy and Reuben Goforth
Affiliation: Dept of Biology & Forestry and Nat Resources, Purdue University
Host: EEB

Title: Summer Abroad in Colombia: The Adventure Begins

29 August
Jennifer Wisecaver
Affiliation: Biochemistry Department
Host: EEB

Title: Eco-evolutionary dynamics of toxic algae blooms

5 September
Pablo Zavattieri
Affiliation: Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University
Host: EEB

Title: Bioinspired Architectured Materials: Understanding the inner architecture of high-performance natural materials

12 September
Anders Albrechtsen
Affiliation: Copenhagen University
Host: Andrew DeWoody

Title: Genetic history of Greenlandic inuit: How a 20,000 year long bottleneck have shaped the genetic architecture of complex traits

19 September
Greg Curler
Affiliation: Smithsonian Institute & Mississippi Entomological Museum
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: Flying under the radar: a look at moth midges (Diptera, Psychodidae) that bite frogs in obscurity

26 September ** different room, Lilly 1-117**
Wes Larson
Affiliation: U Wisconsin Stevens Point
Host: Mark Christie

Title: The importance of preserving adaptive genetic diversity: lessons from Pacific salmon and applications to Great Lakes fishes

3 October
Charles Knapp
Affiliation: Shedd Aquarium
Host: EEB Grad Students (Spencer Siddons)

Title: Beyond the Walls: Applied Research and Conservation at Public Zoos and Aquariums

10 October
Jeramia Smith
Affiliation: Department of Biology, University Kentucky
Host: Mark Christie

Title: Evolution of Vertebrate Genome Biology: Eons and Embryogenesis

17 October
Roberto Marquez
Affiliation: Department of Ecology & Evolution, Univeristy of Chicago
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: Disentangling the convergent evolution of aposematic coloration in Phyllobates poison-dart frogs

24 October
Nick Dowdy
Affiliation: Milkwakee Public Museum
Host: Jen Zaspel

Title: Behavioral And Chemoecology on the Pin Utilizing Museum Collections to Better Understand the Bat-Moth Arms Race

31 October
Avril Harder
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University
Host: Mark Christie

Title: Thiamine deficiency: impacts on metabolic pathways and potential for adaptation in Atlantic salmon

7 November
Martha Muñoz
Affiliation: Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: The motors and brakes of phenotypic diversity

14 November
Suzzane Gray
Affiliation: School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University
Host: Esteban Fernandez-Juricic

Title: A blurry future? The visual ecology of fish in a changing world

21 November
Mr Pavo
Affiliation: Butterball LLC
Host: EEB

Title: Drivers of overfeeding behavior

28 November
Xiaoshen Yin
Affiliation: EEB
Host: Mark Christie

Title: Genetic Architecture underlying Yield Heterosis in the Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas

5 December
Brian Leavell
Affiliation: Dept of Biological Sciences, Purdue University
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: Living (and dying) in times of uncertainty: stimulus ambiguity in predator-prey interactions

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