Spring 2012 Calendar

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held in Druckenmiller Hall room 20 at 4:00 pm 

February 2 – Ryan Norris,  Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Toronto - "Linking periods of the animal cycle in migratory animals"


February 16 – Bernd Heinrich's, Professor, Emeriti, University of Vermont “Physiological Ecology of Insect Energetics”

7:30 p.m. Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall –Bernd Heinrich's, Professor, Emeriti, University of Vermont “Ravens' Conflict and Cooperation at the Feast"

February 17 –

1:30 p.m.  – Martin {Marty} Chalfie, Biological Sciences, Columbia University - “GFP: Lighting Up Life”   

February 23 – Sam Minot ‘08, Bushman Lab, University of Pennsylvania -“Targeted hypervariation in the human gut virome”

March 1 – Farzan Nadim, Department of Biological Sciences, Rutgers University - “Preferred frequencies in an oscillatory network”

March 8 – Voot Yin, Mount Desert  Island Biological Laboratory, Bar Harbor "Elucidating the genetic circuitry of organ regeneration”

March 29 - Peter Countway, Senior Research Scientist, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science, Boothbay - "Diversity and Function of Microbial Eukaryotes at Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents"

April 5 Greg Goldsmith '05, University of California at Berkeley - "What is means to be dry in a very wet place: unraveling the implications of climate change for tropical montane cloud forests"- News Center  

April 12  - Jim Morin, Biology Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University - "Ostracod luminescence: Ejecting light with a purpose"

April 19 - Carolyn McBride, Postdoc, Vosshall Lab, Rockefeller University- "Insect host adaptation and the evolutionary genetics of smell and taste"

April 26 - Emily Carrington, Marine Biology, Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington - "Ecomechanics of wave-swept shores: the material world of mussels"

May 3 - Joe Salisbury, Research Scientist, Ocean Processes Analysis Lab, University of New Hampshire - "Factors affecting pCO2 and acid variability in the western Gulf of Maine"