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Confocal Imaging of the Drosophila Central Nervous System (Steve Crews Lab)

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Biology Lunch Bunch


Fall 2017

Fridays 12:20 in Coker 215 (unless noted)

Date Speaker Lab/Host Topic
Jan 12 Geoff Legault Kingsolver lab The impacts of evolution and competition on range expansion
Jan 19  Snow Day!!!
Jan 26 Sonia Singhal Burch lab An investigation of the evolutionary consequences of recombination using bacteriophage T7
Feb 2 Bryan Reatini Vision lab Hybrid plant invasions on islands
Feb 9 David Moss Surge lab Extreme longevity in modern and fossil bivalves
Feb 16 Paul Gabrielson Coralline Algae (Rhodophyta): Insights on their Systematics and Biogeography from DNA Sequences of Historical and Contemporary Collections.
Feb 23 Lightning talks EEOB recruitment TBA
March 2 Justin Yeh Servedio lab Dissertation Defense: The Interaction between learning and speciation
March 9 Pat Kelly D. Pfennig lab Sexual selection and resource competition
March 16 Spring Break
March 23

(Wilson 128)

Kate Augustine Kingsolver lab Dissertation Defense: Larval nutrition, temperature, and geographic divergence in Pieris butterflies
March 30 Holiday
April 6
Michelle St. John Martin lab Testing the behavioral origins of novelty
April 13 Rebecca O’Brien K. Pfennig lab Thesis defense: Variation and Diversification in Sexual Signals of Spadefoot Toads
April 20 Joe Mcgirr  Martin lab Different different but same: Parallel gene expression between trophic specialists despite divergent genotypes and morphologies
April 27 Sara Snell Hurlbert lab Characterizing community assembly across space and time

Lunch Bunch Seminar organizer and contact: Dr. Maria Servedio (servedio[at]

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