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Biological Sciences Events

Wednesday Colloquium Series – Fall 2020

4 p.m. via Zoom

Meeting ID: 912 5612 2804
Passcode: 830472


September 9
Cameron Ghalambor, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biology, Colorado State University. "Incorporating phenotypic plasticity into studies of adaptive evolution" (Host: Franks)

September 16
New graduate student introduction

September 23
Sarah Canetta, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University. “Sensitive periods in the development of prefrontal interneuron function and behavior” (Host: Gallo)

September 30
Katherine Nautiyal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College. “A role for reward sensitivity in the serotonergic modulation of impulsivity” (Host: Gallo)

October 7
Moisés Expósito Alonso, Ph.D., Principle Investigator, Carnegie Institute for Science, Stanford, CA. “Natural selection in the Arabidopsis genome and its consequences for climate adaptation” (Host: Franks)

October 14
No colloquium - school follows Monday schedule

October 21
Nii Addy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine. “TBA” (Host: Gallo)

October 28
Jill Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, The University of Georgia. “Climate change disrupts local adaptation and shifts fitness functions: Insights from field studies of the montane mustard, Boechera stricta” (Host: Franks)

November 4
Christopher Pittenger, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine. “TBA” (Host: Gallo

November 11
Nancy Emery, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado Boulder. “Adaptation and Habitat Specialization in Variable Environments” (Host: Franks)

November 18
Mary Kay Lobo, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Maryland. “TBA” (Host: Gallo)

December 2
Amy Angert, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Botany, UBC. “How does local adaptation vary through time and space? A data synthesis” (Host: Franks)