FSU Biology - Colloquium series, 2018-2017

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

2018-2019 Seminars in Ecology and Evolution

Seminars in Ecology and Evolution meet at 4:00 p.m. on Fridays (unless otherwise noted below), in room 1024 King Life Sciences Building on the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida. They are open to the public.

Fall Series

  • September 7: Dr. Sven Kranz, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University
    The light and dark side of red tides: a physiological perspective on how cellular photosynthesis and carbon acquisition can lead to sustained blooms of Karenia brevis
    Host: Dr. Daniel Okamoto

  • September 14: Dr. P. Dee Boersma, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Increasing the population of penguins on the equator
    Host: Dr. Daniel Okamoto

  • September 21: Tom Small, Ph.D., Archbold Biological Station, Venus, FL
    'Stress' and success: stress-response phenotypes influence 'personality', lifespan, and reproductive success in free-living Florida scrub jays
    Host: Drs. Blake Jones and Emily duVal

  • September 28: Samantha Dietz, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA
    Host: Dr. Emily H. duVal

  • October 5: Dr. Kevin Robertson, Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy, Tallahassee, FL
    Disturbance and succession in southeastern pine savannas: applying old concepts to new paradigms
    Host: Dr. Daniel Okamoto

  • October 19: Dr. Mathew Leibold, Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    Evolution in metacommunities
    Host: Dr. Thomas E. Miller

  • October 26: Dr. Timothy J. Colston, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA
    Host: Dr. Darren R. Rokyta

  • November 2: Kate Hill, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Spatiotemporal variation and community dynamics of mesofauna associated with the Caribbean fire sponge
    Host: Dr. Janie Wulff

  • November 9: Dr. Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Forest community assembly with climate change
    Host: Dr. Brian D. Inouye

  • November 16: Dr. Rebecca Fuller, Department of Animal Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
    Speciation, ecological selection, and reinforcement: a tale of many fish
    Host: Dr. Dr. Kimberley A. Hughes

  • November 23:
    Thanksgiving holiday, no seminar
    Host: To be announced

  • November 30: Dr. Patrick Phillips, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
    Ghosts of migration past: genomics, divergence and the experimental evolution of complex traits
    Host: Dr. Scott J. Steppan

  • December 7: Dr. Robert Spencer, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Florida State University
    Molecular signatures of the Anthropocene
    Host: Dr. Daniel Okamoto

Spring Series

  • January 18: Dr. Matthew Holding, Florida State University
    Adaptive variation in viper venom and the venom delivery systemsSpanning the scales of biodiversity
    Host: To be announced

  • January 25: Dr. Mitchell Daniel, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Behavioral consequences and proximate mechanisms of kin recognition in the guppy
    Host: To be announced

  • February 1: Dr. Joel McGlothlin, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    TBA
    Host: To be announced

  • February 8: Carl Saltzberg, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA
    Host: To be announced

  • February 15: Dr. Thomas Sawicki, Department of Biology, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
    TBA
    Host: To be announced

  • February 22: Dr. Berry J. Brosi, Department of eEvironmental Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    TBA
    Host: Dr. Nora Underwood

  • March 1: Dr. Peter Beerli, Department of Scientific Comoputing, Florida State University
    TBA
    Host: To be announced

  • March 8: Dr. Eric Rowell, Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy, Tallahassee, FL
    TBA
    Host: To be announced

  • March 15: Dr. Amber Makowicz, Florida State University
    TBA
    Host: To be announced

  • March 29: Dr. Oscar Ospina, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA
    Host: To be announced

  • April 5: Dr. Richard Long, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
    TBA
    Host: To be announced

  • April 19: Dr. Gina Hernan, Florida State University
    TBA
    Host: To be announced