Department Seminars

Fall 2023:

Department Seminars held in A106 Morison Room from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker
August 24, 2023 Robert Raguso, Cornell University; Host: Kern Reeve - "Worlds within whorls: exploring flowers as microcosms"

August 31, 2023

Corey Allard, Harvard University; Host: Brendan Ito - "Molecular mechanisms of sensory innovation"
September 7, 2023 Julia Saltz, Rice University; Host: Michael Sheehan - "Indirect genetic effects in dyads and groups of Drosophila melanogaster"
September 21, 2023 Mark Andermann, Harvard Medical School; Hosts: Graduate Students/Anna Gruzdeva and Raunak Sen - "Persistent biochemical signaling shapes neural regulation of mating and feeding behaviors"
September 28, 2023 Abigail Person, University of Colorado; Hosts: Jesse Goldberg and Brendan Ito - "Towards an algorithm of cerebellar control of movement accuracy"

October 2, 2023


A106 Morison Room

May Berenbaum, University of Illinois; Hosts: Distinguished Visitor in Organismal Biology (DVOB) - NBB, EEB, Entomology, Plant Sciences, and Natural Resources - Curiosity-driven research in plant-insect interactions across a half-century
October 12, 2023 Roozbeh Kiani, NYU; Host: Nilay Yapıcı - "Representational geometry of perceptual decisions"

October 13, 2023

3:30pm in G10 Biotech

Sue Wessler, UC Riverside; Life Sciences Lecture Series; Hosts: Cedric Feschot/MBG and Michael Scanlon/SIPS/Plant Biology

October 19, 2023

Elsie Shogren, University of Rochester; Host: Mike Webster - "Secondary contact, genome-wide admixture, and limited introgression of neo-sex chromosomes between two Pacific island bird species"

October 26, 2023

David Redish, University of Minnesota; Host: Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz - "The Neuroscience of Decision-Making"
November 2, 2023

Laura Colgin, The University of Texas at Austin; Host: Azahara Oliva

November 9, 2023  Björn Brems, Universität Regensburg; Hosts: Graduate Students/Naman Agrawal and Raunak Sen - "How to amplify small genetic differences: The neurobiology of operant learning"

November 16, 2023

Marcela Benítez, Emory University; Host: Matthew Zipple - "Cooperation, conflict, and social cognition in capuchin monkeys"

November 23, 2023

Thanksgiving Break