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MSC03-2020, 219 Yale Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

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UNM Biology Seminars

UNM Biology Fall 2018 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: August 14, 2018

ALSO Wednesday Noon Brown Bag Seminars

Date Speaker Title
Aug. 23 Dr. Laura Crossey &
the NHSC Planning Team
Redesigning the Bio Annex as the Natural History Science Center: Presentation and Discussion of Plans.
Aug. 30 Dr. Andrew Leakey
(host: Dr. David Hanson)
Phenomics of Stomata and Water Use Efficiency in C4 Plants.
Sept. 6 Dr. Soumaya Belmecheri
(host: Dr. Matt Hurteau)
Sept. 13 open  
Sept. 20 Dr. Lau Gherardi Arbizu
(host: Dr. Jennifer Rudgers)
Sept. 27 Dr. Jeannine Cavender-Bares
(hosts: Drs. Ken Whitney & Nora Mitchell
Oct. 4 Dr. Stacy Philpott
(hosts: Drs. Ken Whitney & Nora Mitchell
Oct. 11 —Fall Break—
Oct. 18 open  
Oct. 25 Dr. Richard Forman
(Hosts: Dr. Scott Collins (Biology), Dr. Maria Lane (Geography), & Dr. Alfred Simon (School of Architecture
& Planning)
Nov. 1 Dr. Ken Whitney  
Nov. 8 Dr. Paul Koch
(host: Dr. Seth Newsome)
Nov. 15 Dr. Corina Logan
(Host: Dr. Chris Witt)
Nov. 22 —Thanksgiving Holiday—
Nov. 29 Dr. Tom Pohl
(host: Dr. Maggie Werner-Washburne)
Dec. 6 Dr. Keith Hobson
(host: Dr. Seth Newsome)


Brown Bag Seminars
Noon, Wednesdays, 100 Castetter Hall

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

Date Speaker Title
August 22 Ethan Linck A Population Genetic Perspective on the Promise and Problems of Speciation with Gene Flow in Birds.
August 29 Aaron Robinson Genetics of Temperature Response in Neurospora discreta.
Sept. 5 Collection Managers of the Museum of Southwestern Biology What Makes the Museum of Southwestern Biology So Great?
Sept. 12 Brian Alfaro Phenotypic Plasticity Versus Fitness in Native, Invasive, and Agricultural Plant Populations.
Sept. 19 open  
Sept. 26 open  
Oct. 3 Nicholas Freymueller Niche Dynamics of Cougars (Puma concolor) Following the Pleistocene Megafaunal Extinction.
Oct. 10 open  
Oct. 17 Julie Spenser Population Dyamics of Drug-resistant Tuberculosis.
Oct. 24 Briana Becerra Climate Variability and Early Successional Vegetation.
Oct. 31 open  
Nov. 7 open  
Nov. 14 Dr. Dieter Lukas
(hosts: Dr. Randy Thornhill)
Nov. 21 Larissa Anderson  
Nov. 28 open  
Dec. 5 open  

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