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EcoLunch Seminar Series

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Fall 2019
Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30pm
Lilly G-456

Coordinator: Ximena Bernal

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21 August
Welcome Incoming EEB Grad Students!
Host: EEB

28 August
Paul Solomon
Affiliation: Western Michigan University
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: The Confluence of Art and Biological Science

4 September
Danny Haelewaters
Affiliation: Botany & Plant Pathology
Host: EEB

Title: Factors driving speciation in a group of fungal epibionts on arthropods

11 September
Jonathan Jenkins
Affiliation: EEB Purdue
Host: Jeff Lucas

Title: Parental investment and behavioral compensation in songbirds with biparental care

18 September **Lilly 2-425**
Patrick Clay
Affiliation: University of Michigan
Host: Cat Searle

Title: The Impact of within-host interactions and priority effects on disease dynamics in coinfected populations

25 September **Lilly 1-117**
Jamie Voyles
Affiliation: University of Nevada, Reno
Host: EEB Graduate Students

Title: How does it end? Shifts in disease dynamics following outbreaks of amphibian chytridiomycosis

2 October
Morgan Chaney
Affiliation: Indiana State University / EEB Purdue
Host: Jeff Lucas

Title: Use of agricultural fields by bats, and its implications for pest control

9 October
Abebe Fola
Affiliation: EEB
Host: Giovanna Carpi

Title: Exploring malaria parasite population connectivity and transmission dynamics through genetics and genomics

16 October
Henry Legett
Affiliation: EEB Purdue
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: Climate change ecology in the Gulf of Maine: migrating fish, foraging seabirds, and warming waters

23 October
Tyler Hoskins
Affiliation: Forestry & Natural Resources
Host: EEB

Title: Tracking the legacy of early life exposure to an endocrine disrupting chemical across time, space, and ecological conditions with a non-model anuran

30 October
Flavia Barbosa
Affiliation: Lake Forest College
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: What causes variation in evolutionary trade-offs? Lessons from the insect world

6 November
Rachel Penczykowski
Affiliation: Washington University, St Louis
Host: Cat Searle

Title: Ecology of wild plant-pathogen interactions across spatial and temporal scales: from individual hosts in the growing season to regional dynamics over winter

13 November
Sara Lipshutz
Affiliation: IU Bloomington
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: Causes and consequences of female competition: integrating endocrine mechanisms into an evolutionary framework

20 November
Rachelle Adams
Affiliation: Ohio State University
Host: Ximena Bernal

Title: Exploitation of a symbiotic network: Evolutionary transitions of predators, parasites and protective symbionts

27 November
Thanksgivings Break

4 December
James Ha
Affiliation: University of Washington
Host: Denise Zielinski

Title: Behavior and Conservation: The Decline, and Recovery(?), of the Mariana Crow

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