Past Seminars

Past Evolution Seminars

wdt_ID Semester Date Name Affiliation Title Notes
1 Fall 2021 16/09/2021 Jenyne Loarca Graduate student, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Leveraging Diverse Carrot Germplasm: Identification of Phenotypes and Genetic Markers to Deliver Improved Stand Establishment to Grower
2 Fall 2021 23/09/2021 Tom Givnish Professor, Botany Adaptation in Wisconsin flora and Australian Eucalyptus
3 Fall 2021 30/09/2021 Qiuyue Chen Postdoc, Genetics A conserved genetic architecture among populations of the maize progenitor, teosinte, was radically altered by domestication
4 Fall 2021 07/10/2021 Sarah Khalil Graduate student, Tulane University What’s in a name? How the Red-Backed Fairywren gets its red: from hormones to genomes Early Career Awardee
5 Fall 2021 14/10/2021 Joseph Graves Jr. Professor, North Carolina A&T Richard Lewontin (Race Science for the People) Director's Lecture
6 Fall 2021 21/10/2021 Pablo Delclos Postdoc, University of Houston A conserved trans regulatory loop involving an odorant binding protein controls male mating behavior in flies Early Career Awardee
7 Fall 2021 28/10/2021 Stephany Virrueta Herrera Graduate student, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Using genomics to uncover the evolutionary histories of ectoparasites on birds and mammals Early Career Awardee
8 Fall 2021 04/11/2021 Jared Alan Stratton Graduate student, Genetics Behavior evolution in giant mice on a predator-free island
9 Fall 2021 11/11/2021 Emily Setton Graduate student, Integrative Biology How to build a spider: co-option, conservation, and genome duplication
10 Fall 2021 18/11/2021 Aaron Ragsdale Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology Inferring population structure in early human history
Semester Date Name Affiliation Title Notes