Spring 2021 Seminars

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all EEB seminars listed below will be presented virtually.  Links to the virtual presentations will be posted prior to the date listed below.

All seminars start at 3:30 pm for social, 3:45 pm for start of the seminar unless otherwise noted.


Presenter / University

Feb 2   

*Managing ecosystems for OneHealth: an urban water perspective

Lisette de Senerpont Domis, Netherlands Institute of Ecology

            *Note time change: 10:00 AM

Feb 16

Rescheduled for Apr 27


Feb 22

Graduate Student Recruitment

3:30 pm        Symposium pre-social

3:45 pm        Anna Klompen - Venom variation across functionally distinct tissues and stinging cell types of Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus

4:05 pm        Emma Hauser - Rooting depths change on a global scale in the Anthropocene

4:25 pm        Rachel Neff - Neotropical biogeography sheds light on the evolutionary history of an ancient water beetle lineage

Mar 2

Dr. Jaelyn Eberle, University of Colorado

Mar 16

The Michener Lecture

Harnessing natural variation to study the evolution of social behavior in bees

Dr. Sarah Kocher, Princeton University

Mar 30

Progress toward understanding the genetic variation spurring phenotypic diversity in columbines

Dr. Evangeline Ballerini, California State University, Sacramento

Apr 6

Distinguished Ecology/Global Change Biology

Going to extremes: the impact of drought on grassland plant communities

Melinda Smith, Colorado State University (Dist. Ecology/Global Change Biology)

Apr 13

Distinguished Biodiversity/Macroevolution

The delayed diversification of angiosperm families, and the complex science of “including fossils”

Susana Magallon, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Dist. Biodiversity/Macroevolution)

Apr 27

Rescheduled from Feb 16

The Ecology and Evolution of Mate Choice in Wild Plant Populations

Dr. Catherine Rushworth, University of Minnesota


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