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Spring 2014 Departmental Seminar Series

Seminars start at 11:00 AM unless otherwise noted.

September 5

Courtship negotiations in sage-grouse: Experiments using robotic females

Gail Patricelli University of California, Davis

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Liz Derryberry

September 12

Selection and the evolution of warning color diversity in the strawberry poison frog (Oophaga pumilio)

Cori Richards-ZawackiTulane University

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Department

September 19

The genetics, genomics and ecology of speciation in flycatchers of the Solomon Islands

Al UyUniversity of Miami

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Jordan Karubian

October 3

Applying network models to the conservation of migratory birds

Caz TaylorTulane University

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Department

October 17

Challenges and Oppotunities associated with Phylogenemics: A case study for the Chondricthyan Tree of Life

Gavin NaylorCollege of Charleston & the Medical University of South Carolina

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Hank Bart

October 31

SLEEPING IN A SOCIETY: bees, brains, and the question of sleep in the context of a colony

Barrett KleinUniversity of Wisconsin-Lacrosse

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: Sunshine Van Bael

November 14

Genomic perspectives on species discovery: The problem of fractal diversity

Craig MoritzAustralian National University

Location: Room 1111 - Business School, GW2

Sponsor: Hank Bart

Sat, November 15
Connery Lecture

The Grinnell Resurvey Project: Using museum resources to document and understand species' response to 20th Century climate change

Craig MoritzAustralian National University

Location: Freeman Auditorium - Woldenberg Art Center

Sponsor: Hank Bart

November 21

The evolution of complex parasite life cycles

Dan BeneshUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Sponsor: David Heins

December 5

Title TBA

Jordan KarubianTulane University

Location: Room TBA

Sponsor: Department

School of Science and Engineering, 201 Lindy Boggs Center, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5764 sse@tulane.edu