Department of Biology seminar series - Fall 2017 Seminars

Fridays at 12 noon, location SENG 115


9/22    Dr. Sarah Knutie, University of Connecticut  

“Environmental change shapes host defenses against parasites”

9/29    Rachael Bonoan, Tufts University       

“Honey bee nutritional ecology”

10/6    Dr. Tara Rajaniemi,  University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

"Underground plant ecology: investigating root foraging strategies and the outcomes of belowground interactions"

10/13  Dr. Jeff Podos, University of Massachusetts Amherst

"Take it to the limit: Sexual selection and ecological speciation"

10/20  Dr. Laura Williams, Providence College

10/27  Dr. Carey Nadell, Dartmouth College

11/3    Avery Hamlin, Master's Proposal

Supervisor: Kathy Kavanaugh

11/10  Rebecca Hamilton, Master's Proposal  ** (9.00am)

Supervisor: Richard Connor

11/10  Beth Larson, Master's Proposal **(12:00pm)

Supervisor: Jefferson Turner

11/17  Dr. Heather Marella, Bridgewater State University

11/24  No seminar – Happy Thanksgiving

12/1    Sherri Eldridge, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

12/8    Dr. Vanni Bucci, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

12/11  Tammy Silva, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth


Seminar coordinator: Fall – Jennifer Koop, Spring – Pia Moisander