Fall 2017 Seminar Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are Mondays in room 166 Cox at 12:20pm

Aug 21

Uncertainty Characterization and Visualization of Ensembles Using Data Depth
Mahsa Mirzargar,
University of Miami (Dept of Computer Sciences)
Host: Afkhami

Aug 28

On the Origin of Species on Islands: the Evolution & Conservation of Biodiversity in the Solomon Islands
Al Uy, University of Miami (Dept of Biology)
Host: Wikramanayake

Sept 4

No seminar: Labor Day Holiday

Sept 11

Title: To be announced
Nathan Dorn, Florida Atlantic University
Host: C. Searcy

Sept 18

Some Like It Hot: How Neurons Remain Functional When Temperature Changes
Wolfgang Stein, Illinois State University
Host: F. Uy

Sept 25

Title: To be announced
Nathan Muchhala,  University of Missourri at St. Louis
Host: S. Cowles (from A. Uy Lab)

Oct 2

Adipocyte nutrient sensing controls the germline stem cell lineage in Drosophila
Alissa Richmond Armstrong, University of South Carolina
Host: Wikramanayake

Oct 9

Title: To be announced
Jay Sah, Florida International University
Host: Lu Zhai

Oct 16

Responses of Tropical Dry Forests to Global Environmental Changes
Jennifer Powers, University of Minnesota
Host: T. Perez (from Feeley Lab)

Oct 23

Title: To be announced
Ben Martin, Stony Brook University
Host: Wikramanayae

Oct 30

To be announced

Nov 6

Genomic Tools for the Conservation and Management of Freshwater Biodiversity
Carla Hurt, Tennessee Tech University
Host: C. Vasquez (from Sealey Lab)

Nov 13

Sustaining multiple ecosystem services in an agriculture-dominated landscape: the role of landscape pattern, governance, and changing climate
Jiangxia Qui, University Florida, Boca Raton
Host: B. Zhang (from DeAngelis/Van Dyken Lab)

Nov 20

No seminar: Thanksgiving Break

Nov 27

Title: To be announced
David Scott, University of Georgia (Savannah River Ecology Lab)
Host: Afkhami

Dec 4

Title: To be announced
Rita Rio, West Virginia University
Host: Wilson