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AU20 Seminars are Thursdays at 1PM, ONLINE


August 27

Dr. Louise Stevenson

Bowling Green State University, Department of Biological Sciences

Title:  Effect of contaminants on freshwater ecosystems

Host: Dr. Roman Lanno


September 3

Dr. Ashley  Mehlenbacher

Department of English Language & Literature, University of Waterloo

Title:  Science communication

Host: Dr. Katherine O’Brien


September 10

Dr. Christopher Parkinson

Clemson University, Department of Biological Sciences

Title:  Snake genomics and the evolution of venom

Host: Dr. Lisle Gibbs


September 17

Dr. Regan Dunn

George C. Page Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Title: Forest Canopy Change over the Last 66 Million Years

Host: Dr. Jonathan Calede


September 24

Dr. Jason Slot

Ohio State University, Department of Plant Pathology 

Title: Fungal interactions: nonvertical and combinatorial evolution of biochemical traits

Host: Lisle Gibbs and Alison Bennett


October 1

Dr. Bort Edwards

Smithsonian Institution

Title:  Causes, processes, and patterns of plant speciation

Host: Dr. Andi Wolfe


October 8

Dr. Elizabeth Otteson

University of Georgia, Department of Microbiology

Title:  Structure and function of complex microbial communities in the wild

Host: Dr. Zakee Sabree


October 22

Dr. Tanya Berger-Wolf

Ohio State University, Dept. of EEOB

Title:  Computational population biology

Host: Dr. John Freudenstein


October 29

Dr. Andrea Gschwend

OSU Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

Title:  Grapevine genomics

Host: Dr. Alison Bennett


November 5

Dr. Jeffrey Jensen

Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences

Title: Background selection revisited

Host: Dr. Lisle Gibbs


November 12

Dr. Alexandra Harmon-Threatt

University of Illinois, Department of Entomology

Title:  Pollination ecology: applications to conservation and restoration

Host: Dr. Karen Goodell


November 19

Dr. Nancy Chen

University of Rochester, Department of Biology

Title:  Population genomics using individual pedigrees

Host: Dr. Andreas Chavez


December 3

Dr. Katie Lotterhos

Northeastern University, Marine Science Center

Title:   Influence of climate on dispersal, recruitment, and local adaptation in marine environments

Host: Dr. Andreas Chavez