Winter 2021 Departmental Seminar Series


Seminars are held virtually Thursdays (unless otherwise noted) from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. All interested are welcome to attend.

January 16, 2021 - Dr. Kiyoko Gotanda
Topic: Adaptation in a changing world: human influences on evolution
Host: A. Smith


February 4, 2021 - Giulia Rossi (2020 winner Annual Integrative Biology Distinguished Student Speaker Award)
Topic: Neural plasticity and the ecological implications for an amphibious fish
Host: N. Ibrahim


February 25, 2021 -  Dr. Emily Choy 
Topic: Marine predators as sentinels of environmental change in Arctic ecosystems"
Host: A Smith


March 4, 2021 - Dr. Lee Dyer
Topic: Tritrophic interaction diversity across all gradients great and small
Host: H. Slinn


March 11, 2021 - Dr. Aaron Frenette
Topic: Parasites, Immunity, and Aquaculture
Host: M. Lavery


March 18, 2021 - Dr. Michi Tobler
Topic: Replaying the Tape of Life: How Selection in Extreme Environments Leads to Predictable Evolutionary Outcomes
Host: G. Rossi


March 25, 2021 - Dr. Rachel Collin
Topic: How environmental conditions impact life-histories of marine invertebrates in Panama.
Host: A. Heyland


April 1, 2021 - Dr. L. Michael Romero
Topic: Stress Physiology in Conservation: Predicting Human Impacts on Wildlife
Host: G. Mason


April 8, 2021 - TBD  (2021 Winner Annual Integrative Biology Distinguished Student Speaker Award)
Topic: TBD

The IB Engagement and Seminar Committee is co-chaired by Dr. Alex Smith and Nadin Ibrahim


April 15, 2021 - Dr. Eryn McFarlane
Topic: Anthropogenic hybridization and introgression between red deer and introduced sika
Host: E. Mandeville


April 22, 2021 - Dr. Candace Croney  **Note: Special time of 2:30pm
Topic: Implicit bias reflections: raising consciousness to enhance academic culture, climate, and community.
Host: G. Mason