EcoLunch Seminar Series

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Fall 2017
Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30
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Coordinator: Jeff Lucas

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23 August
Abdel Halloway
Affiliation: Univ of Illinois at Chicago
Host: Gordon McNickle

Title: Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamics across Multiple Scales: A Theoretical Exploration of How Competitive Interactions Drive and Shape Diversity and Vice-Versa

30 August
Izabella Redlinski
Affiliation: Chicago Field Museum
Host: Catherine Searle

Title: Practical climate change adaptations: ideas for restoring the landscape with climate change and community input in mind.

6 September

13 September
Kate Gentry
Affiliation: EEB (postdoc)
Host: Jeff Lucas

Title: Singing in the city: Immediate signaling flexibility in urban songbirds

20 September
Peter Waser
Affiliation: EEB
Host: retirement

Title: Habitat acoustics and primate communication: old results and new questions

27 September
Chris Oakley
Affiliation: Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology

Title: The genetic basis of local adaptation and fitness tradeoffs in a widespread annual plant

4 October
Ken Schmidt
Affiliation: Texas Tech Univ
Host: Pat Zollner

Title: Consequences of being an informed agent: Information-mediated interactions and responses to environmental change

11 October
Samarth Mathur
Affiliation: EEB
Host: Andrew DeWoody

Title: An integrated study of genomics, landscape ecology, and conservation in Montezuma quail (Cyrtonyx montezumae): preliminary findings

18 October
Anna Brüniche-Olsen
Affiliation: FNR Purdue
Host: Andrew DeWoody

Title: Runs of homozygosity and their utility in mammalian conservation and evolutionary studies

25 October
Pedro de Moraes
Affiliation: Universidade de Brasília
Host: Esteban Fernandez-Juricic

Title: The breeding behavior of a Neotropical songbird under predation risk

1 Novermber
Julia Kilgour
Affiliation: Dept of Integrative Biology, Univ Guelph
Host: Gordon McNickle

Title: The role of group composition and resource availability on selection for aggression

8 November

15 November
Nadia Fernandez
Affiliation: FNR, Purdue
Host: Andrew DeWoody

Title: Genomics and population genetics of the golden eagle among distinct phylogeographic domains

22 November
Host: food manufacturers

Title: Gulttony: a new way to think about the world?

29 November
Laramy Enders
Affiliation: Dept of Entomology, Purdue Univ
Host: Benny Goller

6 December
Gunnar Kvifte
Affiliation: Dept Biol Sci, Purdue
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: Getting it twisted: Morphology, phylogeny and selection pressures of asymmetric genitalia in moth flies (Diptera: Psychodidae)

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