Past Events

  • 2020 Oct 06

    HUH Seminar Series - David Moreno Mateos

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online; Registration Required

    David Moreno Mateos
    Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture
    Harvard University Graduate School of Design

    Title: The recovery of ecosystem complexity from ancient human impacts

    Abstract:
    Major efforts are being implemented worldwide to restore ecosystems. However, the outcomes of restoration are uncertain. This uncertainty may be rooted in our lack of understanding on the reassembly of ecosystem complexity. Understanding how organisms rebuild their interactions and how functions derived from those...

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  • 2020 Sep 29

    HUH Seminar Series - Hong Ma

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online; Registration Required

    Hong Ma, Professor of Biology
    Huck Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Molecular Biology
    Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
    Pennsylvania State University


    TitleNuclear phylogenomics with evidence for WGD during angiosperm history and implication on morphological evolution

    Abstract:
    Fruits are the defining structures of flowering plants and are important to both ecology and agriculture. There are many dry...

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  • 2019 Dec 12

    HUH Special Seminar

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, HUH Seminar Room 125

    Dr. L. Pushpa Kumar
    Faculty, University of Delhi, India

    Access to Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing under the Nagoya Protocol: Challenges in dealing with the new international norms and perspectives on biodiversity law in India and the United States

  • 2019 Nov 26

    HUH Seminar Series - James Mitchell

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, HUH Seminar Room 125

    James Mitchell, Graduate Student
    Pfister Lab, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
    Harvard University

    Topic: Ultrastructural Studies on the Spore Bodies of Orbiliomycetes

    Host Lab: Pfister

  • 2019 Nov 19

    HUH Seminar Series - Louise Comas, PhD

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, HUH Seminar Room 125

    Louise Comas, Plant Physiologist
    United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service

    Topic: Root functional traits for water and nutrient acquisition linked to plant strategies: unpacking the black box  

    Abstract: 
    Resource availability has long been recognized for playing a major role in structuring plant communities. Nonetheless, a functional understanding of root traits, their plasticity, and their interactions with soil...

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  • 2019 Nov 12

    HUH Seminar Series - Tucker Pforzheimer and Truman French

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, HUH Seminar Room 125

    Tucker Pforzheimer and Truman French, Managing Partners
    Martha's Vineyard Mycological

    Topic: Back to the Logs: Mycocultural Appropriation on Martha's Vineyard

    Abstract:
    Shiitake mushrooms, Lentinula edodes, are one of the most cultivated species of fungus in the world, and since the 1970’s the U.S. market has grown to over forty million dollars annually. Originating in Japan, China, and Korea, cultivation began on freshly felled oak logs...

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