Past Events

  • 2016 Mar 22

    Daniel Park

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 Seminar Room

    Daniel Park
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Harvard University

    Topic: Niches, Invasions, and Climate Change

  • 2016 Mar 08

    Kabir G. Peay

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 Seminar Room

    Kabir G. Peay, Assistant Professor of Biology
    Stanford University

    Topic: Microbes, Mutualism, and the Nature of Soil Biodiversity

    Abstract:  Microbes are a critical component of the diversity and function of ecosystems. Among microbes, fungi are key regulators of decomposition rates, facilitate plant nutrient uptake and have a profound impact on agriculture and industry. Technical breakthroughs in DNA sequencing have revealed incredible fungal diversity, and shown that fungal symbioses are...

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  • 2016 Mar 01

    Jarrett Byrnes

    12:00pm to 1:05pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 Seminar Room

    Jarrett Byrnes
    Assistant Professor
    University of Massachusetts, Boston

    Topic: "The Future of Floating Forests in a Changing World".

  • 2016 Feb 23

    Meredith Blackwell

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Meredith Blackwell
    Boyd Professor Emerita, Louisiana State University
    Adjunct Professor, University of South Carolina

    Topic: Yeasts in nature: the gut of beetles

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  • 2016 Feb 16

    Dr. Iñaki García de Cortazar Atuari

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, Seminar Room

    Dr. Iñaki García de Cortazar Atuari
    Agroclim group of INRA agronomique (Institut national de la recherche)

    Topic: "Climate change and viticulture. Impacts and adaptations".

  • 2016 Feb 09

    Ana Sofia Reboleira, Ph.D.

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA Seminar Room 125

    Ana Sofia Reboleira, Ph.D.
    University of Copenhagen
    Ecology, Entomology, Zoology

    Topic: “Unsafe sex and interesting facts about the biology of cave inhabitants ”.

  • 2016 Feb 02

    Mary I. O'Connor

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA Seminar Room 125

    Dr. Mary I. O'Connor
    Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology
    Associate Director, Biodiversity Research Centre
    University of British Columbia


    Topic:

    “Biodiversity change through time: the recent past, current challenges and a vision for the future”

  • 2015 Dec 10

    Marc Johnson

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 Seminar Room

    * Special Date * Thursday, December 10 *

    Marc Johnson
    Associate Professor of Biology
    University of Toronto

    Topic: Life after sex: Evolutionary Consequences of Losing Sex

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  • 2015 Dec 01

    Dr. Edward Rastetter

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, Seminar Room

    Edward Rastetter
    Senior Scientist
    The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biology Laboratory

    Topic: Using the Ensemble Kalman Filter to Test a Simple Model of net Ecosystem CO2 Exchange in Arctic Tundra

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