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Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

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UNM Biology Seminars

UNM Biology Spring 2019 Seminar Schedules

Department of Biology seminars are held on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. (until 4:45 p.m.)
in Castetter Hall 100, except where noted.

*** Coffee, tea and cookies are served in the Public Greenhouse at 3:10 p.m. ***

If you would like to host a Thursday seminar speaker,
please contact Cristina Takacs-Vesbach

Updated: January 11, 2019

ALSO Wednesday Noon Brown Bag Seminars

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 17 Resereved  
Jan. 24 Reserved  
Jan. 31 Reserved  
Feb. 7 Reserved  
Feb. 14 Reserved  
Feb. 21 Reserved  
Feb. 28 Reserved  
Mar. 7 Reserved  
Mar. 14

—Spring Break—

Mar. 21 open  
Mar. 28

Dr. Jerry Smith
(hosts: Dr. Tom Turner &
Megan Osborne)

April 4 Dr. Charlotte Lindqvist
(hosts: Dr. Joe Cook
& Jocelyn Colella)
April 11 Dr. Cheryl Andam
(hosts: Dr. Helen Wearing &
Dr. Diana Northup)
Integrating Microbial Population Genomics and Evolution in Public Health and Disease Epidemiology.
April 18 open  
April 25 Dr. Yurea Yanes
(host: Dr. Irene Salinas)
Land Snails as Paleoclimate Proxies: From Local to Global Scales.
May 2 open  


Brown Bag Seminars
Noon, Wednesdays, 100 Castetter Hall

Brown Bag Seminars are coordinated by Christopher Witt, but scheduled by Jessie Williamson

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 16    
Jan. 23 Tim Ohlert Community Dynamics in Desert Grasslands.
Jan. 30 Lizardo Cruz  
Feb. 6    
Feb. 13 Lauren Bansbach Does It Take a Forest to Make a Forest? Ecophysiology of Ponderosa Pine Seedlings With and Without Overstory Tree Cover.
Feb. 20 Darragh Hare Value of Species and the Evolution of Conservation Ethics.
Feb. 27 Nicole Thompson The What and Why of Social Strategies During Development.
Mar. 6 Aurora Kraus Characterization of Rapid Nasal Epithelium Response to Viral Immunization in Zebrafish: A Single Cell RNAseq Study.
Mar. 13 —Spring Break—
Mar. 20 Gordon Fox Demographic Heterogeneity Within Populations—And Why it Matters.
Mar. 27 Larissa Anderson Heterogeneity in Hosts and Environment: Implications for Schistosomiasis Control.
April 3 Jocelyn Colella The Impact of Introgression on the Evolution of High-latitude Meso-carnivores.
April 10 Catherine Cumberland Population Status and Pollination Effectiveness of Native vs. Non-native Bees.
April 17 Caleb Loughran Panting Thresholds, Thermal Limits, and Evaporative Cooling in Southwestern Lizard Communities.
April 24 Rae DeVan Fire, Fungi, and the Changing Boreal Forest.
May 1 Annie Montes Persistence of Pinus edulis-associated Ectomycorrhizal Fungi in New Mexico.

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