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

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UNM Biology Seminars

UNM Biology Fall 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 otherwise 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 19, 2019

ALSO Wednesday Noon Brown Bag Seminars

Date Speaker Title
Aug. 22    
Aug. 29 Dr. Andy Rominger
(hosts: Jenn Rudgers &
Scott Collins
Linking Evolutionary and Ecological Theory to Illuminate Non-equilibrium Biodiversity.
Sept. 5    
Sept. 12 Dr. Andrew Storfer
(host: Dr. Robert Miller)
Rapid Evolutionary Response to a Transmissible Cancer.
Sept. 19

Dr. Cheryl Andam
(host: Drs. Helen Wearing
& Diana Northup)

Sept. 26 Dr. Niall Hanan
(hosts: Jenn Rudgers
& Marcy Litvak)
Perspectives on Shrub Population Dynamics in Semi-arid Ecosystems.
Oct. 3 Reserved  
Oct. 10 —Fall Break—
Oct. 17 Dr. Helen Wearning TBD.
Tues., Oct. 22 Reserved  
Oct. 24 Reserved  
Tues., Oct. 29 Reserved  
Oct. 31 Reserved  
Nov. 7 Reserved  
Tues., Nov. 12 Reserved  
Nov. 14 Reserved  
Tues., Nov. 19 Reserved  
Nov. 21 Reserved  
Nov. 28 —Thanksgiving—
Dec. 5    


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 28    
Sept. 4 Dr. Maggie Werner-Washburne STEM Careers.
Sept. 11    
Sept. 18 Chauncey Gadek Evolutionary Dynamics of Avian Elevational Ranges.
Sept. 25    
Oct. 2    
Oct. 9 Dr. David Steadman Birds of the Bahamas—From the Ice Age to Now.
Oct. 16 Roxana Khoshravesh Few in Number, Great in Impact: How C4 Photosynthesis Shapes Our past and Future.
Oct. 23 Tomer Duman TBD.
Oct. 30 Lindsay Snyder TBD.
Nov. 6 Brian Alfaro The Phenology of THC in Industrial Cannabis sativa L.: How High?
Nov. 13    
Nov. 20 Xena Mapel Avian Malaria of the New Georgia Group, Solomon Islands.
Nov. 27 Corrie Reasner Physiological Response of Saplings to Overstory Mortality Events in Semi-arid Piñon–Juniper Woodlands.
Dec. 4 Joseph Stinziano TBD.

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