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”

EEB seminar: January 22nd

  This Thursday, Dr. Meghan Duffy will talk about Infectious diseases and food webs: links between Daphnia, parasites, and the larger food web at 12:30 in the EEB lounge (BioSciences 4338) The seminar is hosted by the Nelson Lab There is general interest in understanding the effects of parasites on host populations, communities, and ecosystems.Continue reading “EEB seminar: January 22nd”