Fall 2018 Seminars

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

Aug 20

Is the Amazon Rainforest Drying Out?
Sassan Saatchi, California Institute of Technology
Host: Fadrique

Aug 27

Do Butterflies Dream of Genetic Tattoos? Exploring the Genotype-Phenotype Map Using CRISPR & a Knowledge-Base of the Eukaryote Genetics Literature
Arnaud Martin, George Washington University
Host: Jean

Sep 10

Mutualism: What Do We Know, & Where Do We Go From Here?
Judith Bronstein, University of Arizona
Host: DeAngelis

Sep 17

Whole-Brain Circuits Underlying Fear & Anxiety in Healthy & Diseased States
Erik Duboue, Florida Atlantic University
Host: Kozol

Sep 24

Florida Bay, an estuary both fragile and robust – a story of stress, recovery and resilience
Chris Madden, South Florida Water Management District
Host: Sealey

Oct 1

Ctenophores, Tentacles, and Toxins: Using Trait Loss to Study the Origin of Novelty
Leslie Babonis, University of Florida
Host: Wakramanayake

Oct 8

The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Out of Control and Changing Eastern Forests
Daniel Simberloff, University of Tennessee
Host: Clements

Oct 15

How to Survive in a Cave: The Mexican Tetra as a Model to Study Evolution in a Low Nutrient Environment
Misty Riddle, Harvard University
Host: Wikramanayake

Oct 22

Fred Sklar, South Florida Water Management District
Host: DeAngelis

Nov 5

Hereditary Symbiosis and Host Plant Defense
Keith Clay, Tulane University
Host: Afkhami

Nov 12

The Guts of Wnt Signal Transduction
Yashi Ahmed, Dartmouth University
Host: Wikramanayake

Nov 26

Surviving Fire: Biotic Interactions with Burn Regimes, Adaptations to Fire, and Pyrodiversity
Eric Menges, Archbold Biological Station
Host: Afkhami & C. Searcy

Dec 3

Using Drosophila Models to Decipher Rare and Common Neurological Diseases
Grace Zhai, University of Miami
Host: Collins