EEB seminar: March 26th

  This Thursday, Adam Meyer will be giving a talk titled: Can spatial heterogeneity maintain multiple migration behaviors in a freshwater zooplankton? at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Nelson Lab Theory and experiments suggest that spatial heterogeneity in the environment can help maintain multiple behavioural strategies. ZooplanktonContinue reading “EEB seminar: March 26th”

EEB seminar: March 19th

  This Thursday, Dr. Brad Fedy will be giving a talk titled: Integrating habitat selection, landscape genetics, and population demography in wildlife populations across large extents at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Lougheed Lab Understanding species ecology at large spatial extents is critical to inform broad-scale wildlifeContinue reading “EEB seminar: March 19th”

EEB seminar: March 12th

  This Thursday, Dr. Stefanie Hixson will be giving a talk titled: The role of nutrition in growing sustainable and nutritious farmed seafood at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Arnott Lab Global aquaculture production has increased in recent years and it is predicted that aquaculture will provideContinue reading “EEB seminar: March 12th”

EEB seminar: March 5th

  This Thursday, Hayley Roberts will be giving a talk titled: Understanding Reproductive Phenology in Temperate Frogs at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Lougheed Lab Phenology is an important facet of organismal response to environmental variation, both in terms of seasonality and, over the longer term, climateContinue reading “EEB seminar: March 5th”

EEB seminar: February 26th

  This Thursday, Dr. Jayne Yack will be giving a talk titled: Caterpillars Scream and Butterflies Listen: Sound Strategies for Avoiding Attack at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Martin Lab I am intrigued by the unique sensory systems of animals. In my laboratory we study the acousticContinue reading “EEB seminar: February 26th”

EEB seminar: February 12th

  This Thursday, Nishka Wright will be giving a talk titled: Is snowmelt the key to understanding plant nutrient availability in the low Arctic? at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Grogan Lab Given that soil microbes seem to be superior competitors for nutrients in most terrestrial ecosystems,Continue reading “EEB seminar: February 12th”

EEB seminar: February 5th

  This Thursday, Dr. Scott A. MacDougall-Shackleton will be giving a talk entitled: Tell me about your childhood: Stress, developmental phenotypic plasticity, and birdsong at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Bonier Lab Sexual selection theory posits that ornaments and displays reflect signaler condition, which in turn isContinue reading “EEB seminar: February 5th”

EEB seminar: January 29th

  This Thursday, Dr. Krista Patriquin will tell us about Evolution of Sociality in Bats at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Ratcliffe Lab Individual costs and benefits of living in groups vary with group size, stability, and composition. Investigations of these features of group living has ledContinue reading “EEB seminar: January 29th”