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Seminars

Fall 2021 Series

Seminars start at 11:00 AM unless otherwise noted.

All seminars for Fall 2021 will be held in person - subject to change at the University's discretion. For those unable to attend in person due to the pandemic, a zoom link to watch remotely will be made available. For zoom link information please contact jleslie4@tulane.edu.

 

October 1

Model-based innovations to inform sustainable management and conservation of wildlife populations

Dr. Brady Mattsson  |  Institute of Wildlife Biology & Game Management, University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)

LBC 203  -  Stibbs Conference Room

 

October 8 at 4:00pm

The 2021 Marcia Monroe Conery Lecture Series

Rum, Pirates and Medicinal Plants from New Orleans to the Amazon

Dr. Mark Plotkin  |  Amazon Conservation Team

LBC 212 - Qatar Ballroom

There will be a reception immediately following the lecture in Pocket Park   (Rain location LBC Room 203)

 

October 15

The evolution of fungal pathogens across wild and agricultural habitats

Dr. Vinson Doyle  |  Louisiana State University

LBC 203  -  Stibbs Conference Room

 

October 29

Genetics of adaptation: the roles of pleiotropy and linkage

Dr. Catherine Peichel  |  University of Bern

LBC 203  -  Stibbs Conference Room

 

October 29 at 4:00pm

The 2021 Hathaway Lecture Series

Replaying the tape of life: how predictable is evolution?

Dr. Katie Peichel  |  University of Bern

300 University Commons

There will be a reception immediately following the lecture in Pocket Park

 

November 5

Connecting the Dots: Understanding Dramatic Declines in a Widespread Migratory Shorebird, the Semipalmated Sandpiper

Dr. David Mizrahi   |  New Jersey Audubon

LBC 203  -  Stibbs Conference Room

 

November 19

Dissertation Defense of Sarah Khalil

Genomic, transcriptomic, and endocrine mechanisms underlying a carotenoid-based sexual signal in red-backed fairywrens

LBC 203  -  Stibbs Conference Room

 

December 3

Genetics and Ecology of Habitat Segregation in Monkeyflowers

Dr. Katherine Toll  |  Oklahoma State University

LBC 203  -  Stibbs Conference Room

 

December 10

Evolution and Development of climbing plants

Dr. Joyce Chery  |  Cornell University

LBC 203  -  Stibbs Conference Room