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Research Design in the Study of Animal Social Behavior, hosted by Hudson Kern Reeve

A weekly discussion group for the evaluation of ongoing research projects - not necessarily finished products - in areas related to animal behavior. Neurobiology and Behavior graduate students studying animal behavior are encouraged to sign up to present once every year, especially those students in their second year and beyond. Students, post-docs and faculty from any field are welcome to both present and attend. 

Tuesdays, 12:20-1:30 PM, W358 Mudd Hall

To schedule a date, contact Saundra Anderson

Fall 2017:

Date Speaker Possible Topic
August 22 Organizational Meeting - Tom Seeley  
August 29 Ewa Bachminska Animals in Global Cinema: Human & Nonhuman. Embedding animal welfare and conservation in a writing seminar about film
September 5 Rusty Ligon Sexual selection drives robust overdesign of complex multimodal signals in the birds of paradise
September 12 Canceled  
September 19 No Lunch Bunch today - Michael Smith Defense in A106 Morison Room; 12:00PM  
September 26 Jay Falk Intersexual mimicry and social dominance
October 3
Your PhD Timeline, by Becky Cramer
as interpreted by Michael Smith
This lunch bunch will be more discussion than presentation.  Early graduate students, especially those in years 1-4, should join.  Faculty, especially newly hired faculty, are encouraged to join and share their thoughts/opinions on how things worked (or didn't!) for them.  
October 10 FALL BREAK  
October 17 Thomas Blankers

The genetics of acoustic communication in crickets

October 24 Canceled  
October 31 Sarah Bluher Testing models of cooperation and dispersal in Polistes wasps
November 7 Josh LaPergola Proyecto Carpintero: Sexual size dimorphism in a group-living woodpecker- competition for resources or sex? 
November 14 Andrew Legan  
November 21 David Peck  
November 28 Callum Kingwell