Department Seminars

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Spring 2019:

Department Seminars held in A106 Morison Room; 12:30PM-1:30PM, unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker
January 24, 2019 Christine Lattin, Louisiana State University; Host: Graduate Students (Perry Gilbert Lecturer) - The promise and pitfalls of using in vivo imaging to study the neuroendocrinology of wild birds
January 31, 2019

Solomon Chak, Columbia University; Host: Kerry Shaw - Sociality in snapping shrimps: causes and consequences

February 7, 2019 David Kikuchi, University of Arizona; Host: Kerry Shaw - How Psychology Directs Evolution: Studies of Cheats, Liars, and Deceit  
February 14, 2019 Eleanor Caves, Duke University; Host: Kerry Shaw - Integrating visual physiology, behavior, and perceptual processing in studies of visual signaling
February 21, 2019 Lauren O'Connell, Stanford University; Host: Kerry Shaw - Ecological resources and the evolution of parent-offspring interactions
February 28, 2019 Kate Laskowski, Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries; Host: Kerry Shaw - Social and developmental drivers of individual behavioral variation
March 7, 2019 John Albert C Uy, University of Miami; Host: Kerry Shaw - On the Origin of Species on Islands: Behavioral and Genomic Studies of Diversification in Solomon Island Flycatchers
March 14, 2019 Peter L. Hurd, University of Alberta; Host: Graduate Students - Sex & Violence & Brains: Sexual differentiation of the brain as a mechanism underlying individual differences in behavior
March 21, 2019 Sachiko Murase, University of Maryland; Host: Christiane Linster - Homeostatic regulation of MMP-9 activity reactivates structural and functional plasticity in the amblyopic cortex
March 28, 2019 Steve Nowicki, Duke University; Host: Sara Keen - Categorical perception and the evolution of signaling systems
April 4, 2019 Spring Break
April 10, 2019 (Wednesday) 12:30PM
A106 Morison Room
Thomas Münch, Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience; Host: Al Molnar (ECE) and Jesse Goldberg - Saccadic suppression by way of retinal-circuit image processing
April 11, 2019 - CANCELLED CANCELLED Darcy Kelley, Columbia University; Host: Rob Raguso - Comparative neuromics; convergence and divergence in neural circuit elements for vocal communication

April 15, 2019 (Monday) 4:00PM
G10 Biotechnology Building

Life Sciences Lecture Series

Mina Bissell, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Hosts: Claudia Fischbach (BME), Richard Cerione (CBE) and Mathew Paszek (CBE) - Why Don't We Get More Cancer? The Critical Role of Extracellular Matrix and Microenvironment in Malignancy and Dormancy
April 25, 2019 Yang Dan, University of California, Berkeley; Graduate Students - Neural Circuits Controlling Sleep

April 29, 2019 (Monday) 4:30PM
G10 Biotechnology Building

Life Sciences Lecture Series

Brendan Bohannan, University of Oregon; Hosts: Angela Douglas (ENT), Ilana Brito (BME) and Steven Ellner (EEB) - The Ecology and Evolution of Host-Associated Microbiomes
May 2, 2019 Honors Poster Session, Cornell University; Host: Christiane Linster
May 9, 2019 No Seminar
May 30, 2019 (Thursday) 10:00AM
A106 Morison Room
Michael A. Pardo, PhD Defense; Host: Mike Webster - Desperate sister wives of the oak woodlands: social cognition in the cooperatively breeding acorn woodpecker