Herbaria Seminar Series

2017 May 23

HUH Special Seminar - H.V. Anil Kumar

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Dr.H.V. Anil Kumar
Associate Professor of Sericulture, Laboratory for Applied Biological Science
DVS College of Arts and Science, Shivamogga

Topic: Crop improvement in rain fed mulberry genotypes by EMS induced mutations and its impact on silk yield

Abstract:
Silk is a splendid gift of nature to mankind, an inimitable natural fiber synonymous with splendor, sibilant with luster and spectacular in vision. Silk is a protein biosynthesized by the silkworm Bombyx mori. L. Silkworm is monophagous… Read more about HUH Special Seminar - H.V. Anil Kumar

2017 May 16

HUH Special Seminar - Guido Berguido

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Guido Berguido
Founder, Asociación Adopta el Bosque Panamá (ADOPTA)

Topic: Saving the Rainforest: A Personal Journey - Practical Approaches Chucanti, a Cloud Forest in Panama

Internationally renowned ornithologist and hailed by conservation biologists as a beacon of hope for saving tropical rainforests, Guido Berguido is a scientist on a mission to save Panama’s rainforests before unknown species are driven to extinction.

 

2017 Apr 06

HUH Special Seminar - Daniel Sánchez Mata

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Daniel Sánchez Mata
Senior Botany Professor
Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Topic: Plant Life In Extreme Habitats : A Geobotanical Overview On California Ultramafic (Serpentine) Flora And Vegetation

Abstract:
Ultramafic rocks are found worldwide, from Arctic to equatorial areas and extending into the southern hemisphere. Ultramafic areas are very well… Read more about HUH Special Seminar - Daniel Sánchez Mata

2017 Mar 07

HUH Seminar Series - Onja Razafindratsima

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Onja Razafindratsima
Sara and Daniel Hrdy Fellow in Conservation Biology
Harvard University
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Topic: "Seed Dispersal by Lemur Frugivores in Madagascar's Rainforests"

 

 

2017 Jan 31

HUH Seminar Series - Jason Karakehian

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Jason Karakehian
Harvard University Extension School
Pfister Lab Affiliate

Topic: An Excursion to Collect Tropical Fungi in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique, May 20-June 17, 2016

 

 

 

2017 Apr 25

HUH Seminar Series - Marc Jeanson

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Marc Jeanson
Collections Manager of the National Herbarium
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Topic: The renovation of the French National Herbarium : new opportunities, new challenges

Abstract:
Between 2007 and 2013 the largest herbarium in the world went through a drastic renovation which led to the largest virtual collection of botanical specimens. In addition to technical and philosophical challenges, the new setting led us to develop many projects and collaborations which would not have been possible… Read more about HUH Seminar Series - Marc Jeanson

2017 Mar 28

HUH Seminar Series - Andrew Groover

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Andrew Groover
Research Geneticist
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station

Topic: "Genomic Perspectives of Wood Formation in Trees"

2017 Feb 07

HUH Seminar Series - Barry A. Logan

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Barry A. Logan
Professor of Biology
Bowdoin College

Topic: "Highly conserved yet remarkably flexible:  Leaf pigments, their roles in photoprotection and their detection at multiple scales".

2017 Apr 18

HUH Seminar Series - Steven N. Handel

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Steven N. Handel
Distinguished Professor
Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, & Natural Resources
Rutgers University

Visiting Professor of Ecology
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Department of Landscape Architecture

Topic: Dreams and Nightmares of Urban Restoration Ecology

 

2017 Feb 28

HUH Seminar Series - John (Mac) Marston

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

John (Mac) Marston
Assistant Professor, Departments of Archaeology and Anthropology
Peter Paul Career Development Professor
Director, Environmental Archaeology Laboratory
Boston University

Topic: "Plant ecology and agricultural sustainability in ancient central Turkey"

2017 Apr 11

HUH Seminar Series - Laura Meyerson

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Laura Meyerson
Professor, University of Rhode Island
Associate Editor-in-Chief, Biological Invasions
Associate Editor, NeoBiota

Topic:  "Phragmites australis: A Model Species for Plant Invasions"

 

2017 Apr 04

HUH Seminar Series - David Basler

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

David Basler
Bullard Fellow, Harvard Forest
Harvard University

Topic:

"Phenology as key factor for tree growth and survival".

 

 

2017 Mar 21

HUH Seminar Series - Chris Lane

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Chris Lane
Associate Professor
University of Rhode Island

Topic: "Falling In and Out of Parasitism Across the Eukaryotic Tree of Life"

2017 Feb 14

HUH Seminar Series - Barnabas Daru

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

Barnabas Daru
HUH Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University

Topic: "A phylogenetic regionalization of the flora of North America"

2017 Feb 21

HUH Seminar Series - John De La Parra

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

John de la Parra
Northeastern University

Topic: Ethnophytotechnology: Harnessing the Drug Discovery Potential of Ethnobotany with Biotechnology

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