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Center for Population Biology (CPB)

Images courtesy C. Boettiger (left) and A. Perkins (right).

CPB Seminar Series: Winter Quarter 2016

When: Tuesdays, 4:10 - 5:30PM

Where: 1022 Life Sciences Building (campus map)

PBG 290 - CRN 34899


  • January 5, 2016: Scott Taylor
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics/Lab of Ornithology
    Title: “A bird's eye view of speciation: Understanding the origin and maintenance of biodiversity ”
    Host: Marjorie Weber

  • January 12, 2016: Alan Hastings
    Professor, UC Davis
    Title: “Synchrony across space in population dynamics, and magnets?”

  • January 19, 2016: Sarah Fitzpatrick
    Research Associate, Michigan State University
    Title: “Testing the effects of gene flow on adaptation, fitness, and demography in wild populations ”
    Host: Graham Coop

  • January 26, 2016: Kathleen Ferris
    CPB Postdoctoral Fellow Search - Candidate
    Title: “Of Mice and Mimulus: The genetic and phenotypic basis of adaptation to harsh enviroments”
    Host: Artyom Kopp

  • February 2, 2016: Brian Steidinger
    CPB Postdoctoral Fellow Search - Candidate
    Title: “ From conflict and competition to facilitation and mutualism: new theories for the dynamics of negative and postive interactions in ecological communities”
    Host: Artyom Kopp

  • February 9, 2016: Susan Harrison
    Professor, Environmental Science and Policy
    Title:“The future of plant diversity in warmer, drier California”

  • February 16, 2016: Paul CaraDonna
    CPB Postdoctoral Fellow Search - Candidate
    Title:“Temporal dynamics in a subalpine ecosystem: shifts in phenology, changes in community structure, and the turnover of species interactions.”
    Host: Artyom Kopp

  • February 23, 2016: Serena Caplins and Frances Armstrong
    Graduate Students, Population Biology Graduate Group, UC Davis
    Title:“Slugging it out sea biscuit style: the evolution of larval development in marine invertebrates”
    Host: Rick Grosberg

  • March 1, 2016: Kyle Summers
    Professor, East Carolina University
    Title:“Mimicry and monogamy in poison frogs”
    Host: Rick Grosberg

  • March 8, 2016: Jeremy Berg
    Graduate Student, Population Biology Graduate Group, UC Davis
    Title:“Tales from the land of human genetics: How selection, drift and pleiotropy have impacted quantitative evolutions in humans ”
    Host: Graham Coop

  • March 15 2016: Andy Clark
    Professor, Cornell University
    Title:“Genomic analysis of silver foxes selected for tame/aggressive behaviors ”
    Host: Nancy Chen

  • Interested in presenting? Please contact gradcoordinator.