Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Everyone, regardless if affiliated with E&E, is welcome and encouraged to attend these seminars.

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. in the Alampi Room of the Marine and Coastal Sciences Building on the G. H. Cook Campus. Refreshments are served at 3:40 p.m.

For scheduling information contact Dr. John Wiedenmann at


Fall 2018 Seminars
Date
Speaker, Affiliation, and Seminar Title
Host

Sept. 20

Dr. Stephanie Carlson
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
University of California, Berkeley

"Managing for resilience of inland fishes"

John Wiedenmann

Sept. 27

Dr. Chris Field
National Socio-environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
University of Maryland

"Integrating ecology and social science to predict ecosystem change for tidal marshes"

Julie Lockwood

Oct. 4

Dr. Amy Savage
Department of Biology
Rutgers University - Camden
"Diversity, resilience, and nutritional ecology of urban arthropods"
This is Dr. Savage's program membership seminar

Olaf Jensen

Oct. 11

Dr. Juan Bonachela
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
"Quantifying ecological transitions"
This is Dr. Bonachela's program membership seminar


Olaf Jensen

Oct. 18

Dr. Mary Caswell Stoddard
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University

"The Evolution of Colorful Signals and Diverse Structures in the Avian World" 

Michael Allen

Oct. 25

Dr. Holly Kindsvater
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
Rutgers University
 "Information from adaptation: how species' life histories help them cope with the Anthropocene."

This is Dr. Kindsvater's program membership seminar

Olaf Jensen

Nov. 1

Dr. Rich Hallett
US Forest Service
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Richard_Hallett2

"Urban Forest Management: Seeing the forest through the street trees"

Myla Aronson

Nov. 8

Dr. Benjamin Lintner
Department of Environmental Sciences
Rutgers University- New Brunswick
"Land-atmosphere interactions:  What is the role of vegetation?"

This is Dr. Lintner's program membership seminar

Olaf Jensen

Nov. 15

Dr. Andrea Graham
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University
"Rapid environmental effects on nematode susceptibility in rewilded mice: developing mesocosms for This Wormy World"

Seth Bromagen

Nov. 22

Thanksgiving

 

Nov. 29

Dr. Luis Zambrano
Instituto de Biología, UNAM.
Secretario Ejecutivo de la Reserva Ecológica del Pedregal de San Ángel (REPSA)
"The need of a socio-ecosystem approach to sustain urban spaces"


Steven Handel

Dec. 6

Dr. Katherine Dawson
Department of Environmental Sciences
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
"Biogeochemistry and Ecology: Charismatic microbial and macrofaunal studies".

This is Dr. Dawson's program membership seminar

Olaf Jensen

     

Spring 2019 Seminars
Date
Speaker, Affiliation, and Seminar Title
Host

Jan. 31

 

 

Feb. 7

Dr. Tetsuya Nakamu
Rutgers University

“The genetic mechanisms underlying fish diversity and fish-to-tetrapod transition”.

This is Dr. Nakamu's program membership seminar

Olaf Jensen

Feb. 14

Dr. Myla Aronson
Rutgers University

"Biodiversity in the Concrete Jungle: Understanding Nature in Cities for a Resilient Future"

This is Dr. Aronson's program membership seminar

Olaf Jensen

Feb. 21

Dr. Olaf Jensen
Rutgers University

"The River Wolf and the Blue Pearl: Ecology and Conservation of Mongolia’s Freshwater Ecosystems"


John Wiedenmann

Feb. 28

Dr. Derek Zelmer
University of South Carolina - Aiken

"Parasite communities: surveillance, scaling, and synchrony"


Rita Grunberg

March 7

Dr. Heather Lynch
Stony Brook University

"How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by satellites"

Abigail Golden

March 14

Dr. Cynthia Downs
Hamilton College
"Immunology Across Biological Scales."

Rita Grunberg

March 21

Spring Break

 

March 28

Dr. Emily Meineke
Harvard University Herbaria
"Herbivory through the ages: Novel methods for understanding how global change affects plant-insect interactions"

 

Myla Aronson

April 4

EcoGSA Eminent Ecologist
Dr. Marlene Zuk
University of Minnesota

Rita Grunberg

April 11

Dr. Jennifer Dunne
Vice President for Science
Sante Fe Institute

Michael Roswell

April 18

Dr. Doug Zemeckis
Rutgers University

This is Dr. Zemeckis' program membership seminar

Olaf Jensen

April 25

Dr. Nicholas Dulvy
Simon Fraser University

Olaf Jensen

     

Seminars archive