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Departmental Seminar


All seminars, unless otherwise noted, start at 3:30 PM in Montgomery Hall, room 443

Date Speaker / Host Topic/Title
Sep. 14
Graduate Colloquium
Dong Xu
University of Missouri
Host: Yanbin Yin
Lecture: Bioinformatics and the Big Data Science: the past, the present, and the future
Sep. 15
Graduate Colloquium 
Dong Xu
University of Missouri
Host: Yanbin Yin
Seminar: Applications of Deep Learning in Biology and Medicine
Sep. 21

Emily Dangremond Roosevelt University Host: Nick Barber

Causes and Consequences of Regime Shifts in the Mangrove-Salt Marsh Ecotone

Sep. 28
Oct. 5

Dietram A. Scheufele
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Host:  Heather Bergan-Roller 
The Knowledge Paradox:  How can Expertise be Dead Amidst Ubiquitous Information?
Oct. 12 Ben Sadd
Illinois State University
Host: Bethia King
Low on the Genes, but big on Defense? Bumblebee Trans-generational Immunity and Consequences for Associated Microbes
Oct. 19
Anne Axel
Marshall University, WV
Hosts: Holly Jones & Lyndsay Rankin
The Sounds of Change: Exploring Phenological Signals in Tropical Dry Forest Soundscapes from Southern Madagascar
Oct. 26 

Mary Rogalski
University of Michigan
Host: Holly Jones

Title TBA
Nov. 2 Amy Iler
Chicago Botanic Garden
Host: Nick Barber
Climate Induced Shifts in Flowering Phenology: Implications for Population Dynamics and Species Interactions
Nov. 9 Rebekka Darner Gougis
Illinois State University
Heather Bergan-Roller
Wicked Problem-Solving in Science Education:  Research to Establish a Scientifically Informed Society
Dec. 7 Oswald Schmitz
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Hosts: Holly Jones & Kirstie Savage
The Evolutionary Ecology of Ecosystem Functioning