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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 on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. The Seminars for Fall 2021 will be held remotely.

Zoom webinar link:

For scheduling information contact Dr. Brooke Maslo:

Fall 2021 Seminars
Date Speaker, Affiliation, and Seminar Title Host, Platform
Sept. 16

Dr. Siobain Duffy
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Effects of host range mutations on subsequent emergence of a model RNA virus

Julie Lockwood

Sept. 23

Dr. Brendan Reid
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
Rutgers Univesity - New Brunswick
Genetics of marine communities through time

Malin Pinsky
Sept. 30

Dr. Andy Pershing
Director of Climate Science
Climate Central
Survival skills for the Anthropocene: What marine heatwaves and other ocean surprises can teach us about living in a warming world

John Weidenmann
Oct. 7

Dr. Theresa Laverty
Department of Ecology and Evolution
University of Chicago
Conservation ecology of desert bats

Brooke Maslo
Oct. 14

Dr. Javan Bauder
School of Natural Resources and the Environment
University of Arizona
Individual-based approaches for landscape-scale conservation: Examples from the federally threatened eastern indigo snake

Tyler Christensen
Oct. 21

Dr. Francisco Ferreira
Rutgers Center for Vector Biology
Department of Entomology
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Hawaiian bird malaria: dissecting vector-parasite relationships

Dina Fonseca
Oct. 28

Dr. Maria Miriti
Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology
Ohio State University
Driving change: Drought and other disasters

Zoƫ Kitchel
Nov. 4

Dr. Lily Khadempour
Earth, and Environmental Sciences
Rutgers - Newark
Ecology and evolution in insect-microbial symbioses

Malin Pinsky
Nov. 11

Dr. Matt Schuler
Biology Department
Montclair State University
From pollution to policy: Understanding and mitigating human impacts on freshwater environments

Ryan Almeida
Nov. 18

Dr. Vianey Leos Barajas
Bayesian Ecological & Environmental Statistics
University of Toronto
Fitting hidden Markov models in practice

Alexa Fredston
Dec. 2

Dr. Eduardo Colombo

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University

Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
A multiscale approach to spatial patterns in plankton communities: the large-scale consequences of taxis-induced mesoscale patchiness in plankton communities

Juan Bonachela
Dec. 9

Dr. Marc Rius
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton
Ecological and evolutionary consequences of the global redistribution of biodiversity


Bobby Kwait

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