Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are in room 166 Cox at 12:20pm

January 11

Systems genetics of speciation: Genomic networks of hybrid sterility in house mice
Leslie Turner, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
Host: Uy

January 13 (Wed)

Keeping Things in Proportion: The Developmental Regulation and Evolution of Size and Shape in Drosophila
Alexander Shingleton, Lakeforest College
Host: Uy

January 19 (Tues, 12:30pm at the Abess Center Conference Room, Ungar Bldg)

Characterizing the genetic basis of mimicry and mate choice in tropical butterflies
Marcus Kronforst, University of Chicago
Host: Uy

January 25

Rescheduled due to bad weather: Feb 10

The genetic basis of evolutionary transitions in early development
Christina Zakas, New York University
Host: Uy

January 27 (Wed)

Cell biological mechanisms of zebrafish endoderm morphogenesis
Stephanie Woo, University of California at San Francisco
Host: Wikramanayake

February 1

Crainiofacial cell fate variability: The intersection of genetics and epigenetics
James Nichols, University of Oregon
Host: Wikramanayake

February 3 (Wed)

Revealing the onset of cancer: Melanoma and neural crest development in zebrafish
Charles Kaufman, Boston General Hospital
Host: Wikramanayake

February 8

Nuclear Hormone Receptors: Unraveling gene expression programs and illuminating an understudied disease
Jordan Ward, University of California at San Francisco
Host: Wikramanayake

February 10

The genetic basis of evolutionary transitions in early development
Christina Zakas, New York University
Host: Uy

February 15

Complexity and resilience of winter social networks in a migrant sparrow
Dai Shizuka, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Host: Uy Lab

February 29

Evolution of the Social Brain
Hans Hofmann, University of Texas at Austin
Host: Mora-Kepfer Uy

March 14

Diversity Maintenance: New Concept and Theory for Communities as Multiple-Scale Entities
Peter Chesson, University of Arizona
Distinguished Visiting Professor

Host: Van Dyken

March 28

New Associations: Climate Change in a Montana Grassland
Gary Belovsky, University of Notre Dame
Host: Collins

April 4

Sensing, Processing, and Response to Temperature in the Drosophila Larva
Mason Klein, University of Miami
Host: Collins

April 11

The Neural Basis of Parasitic Behavior
Elissa Hallem, University of California at Los Angeles
Host: Collins

April 13 (special time)

Africa's Savanna Elephants-Case Studies on Adaptive Responses to Environmental Changes
Rudi Van Aarde, University of Pretoria
Host: Gaines

12:20 166 Cox Science Annex

April 18

Developing Mexican Cavefish As A Model For Investigating  The Evolution of Sleep
Alex Keene, Florida Atlantic University
Host: Collins