Summer Research Seminars

All 2021 seminars are virtual. If you would like to attend a seminar, email [email protected] for the Zoom link and indicate which seminar you want to attend. Unless otherwise noted, seminars take place at 6 PM.

2021 Summer Series

Date Speaker Institution Topic
May 26, 12:30 PM Helen Curry Cambridge University The History of Seed Banking and the Hazards of Backup
June 2, 6:00 PM Carla Vanderbilt University of Pikeville Understanding Complex, Acrobatic Courtship Displays and Mate Choice in a Tropical Bird
June 9, 6:00 PM Helen James Smithsonian Institute Prehistoric Extinctions and Ecological Changes in the Highly Endemic Hawaiian Ecosystem
June 16, 6:00 PM Roberto Carrera-Martinez University of Wisconsin Not Just Fishing Bait! Understanding The Ecology, Biodiversity and Evolution of Earthworms
June 23, 6:00 PM Nick Keiser University Florida A Trait-Based Approach to Behavioral Disease Ecology
June 30, 6:00 PM Allie Igwe University of Miami Plantago erecta Phenology Influences Rhizosphere Microbial Community and is Accelerated by Serpentine Microorganisms
July 7, 6:00 PM Erin Manaigo UC Davis Enhanced Mineral Weathering: A CO2 Sequestration Pathway
July 14, 6:00 PM Nia Johnson University of Michigan Herbicide Drift Alters Plant-Herbivore Interactions at the Agro-Eco Interface
July 21, 6:00 PM Antonio Austin Howard University Remembering the Enslaved at The Tuleyries