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Lester Newman Seminar Series

Fall term seminars will be held on Thursdays at noon in TBA.

Fall 2014

Date Speaker Title Host
October 02 - - -
October 09

Gilbert Flores

Cal State Northridge

"Temporal variability of the human microbiome" Reysenbach
October 17* Alumni Night - Tierra Curry "Practicing Conservation Biology in the Anthropocene: Ya Gotta Start Swingin Your Hammer Somewhere" Biology Department
October 23

Rick Davis

OHSU

"Survival at the rock bottom of the food web: Metagenomics of bacteria from a dark volcanic ice cave in Antarctica" Reysenbach
October 30

Jacob Tennessen

Oregon State University

"Extra sexes, extra genomes: Evolution of dioecy and polyploid in strawberries" Eppley
November 06

Brian Sidlauskas

Oregon State University

"Ultraconserved elements yield new insights into the exceptional morphological radiation of Neotropical headstanding fishes" Masta
November 13

Patrick Degnan

University of Illinois

TBA Raghavan
November 20

Corrie Moreau

Field Museum

TBA Ballhorn
November 27 No seminar Thanksgiving Break NA
December 4

Nadja Wielebnowki

Oregon Zoo

"Monitoring stress in wildlife: How useful is noninvasive hormone monitoring?" Duffield

* Seminar will occur on Friday during Alumni Night

Winter 2015

Date Speaker Title Host
January 8

Uri Shanas

University of Haifa

TBA Systma
January 15

 

Tanya Kostova Vassilevska

Lawrence Livermore National Lab

TBA Podrabsky
January 22

Dr. Stephen J. Dinsmore

Iowa State University

"Plovers, prairie dogs, and the plague: The Mountain Plover in Montana" Murphy
January 29

HHMI

TBA Estes
February 5

HHMI

TBA Estes
February 12

Frank Robb

University of Maryland, School of Medicine

TBA Reysenbach
February 19

TBA

TBA TBA
February 26

TBA

TBA TBA
March 5

Dr. Paul Beare

Rocky Mountain Laboratory, MT

TBA Raghavan
March 12

Victor DeFilippis

Oregon Health & Science University

TBA Stedman

Spring 2015

Date Speaker Title Host
April 02

Ivania Ceron-Souza

Oregon State University

"The intricate evolutionary history of the red mangrove species (Rhizophora) in the neotropics" Eppley
April 09

Jessica Budke

UC Davis

TBA Eppley
April 16

TBA

TBA TBA
April 23

Nina R. Salama

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

TBA Stedman
April 30

Pierre Blier

Centre de la Science de la Biodiversite du Quebec

TBA Estes
May 07

Douglas Robinson

Oregon State University

TBA Murphy
May 14

Becky Ball

Arizona State University

TBA Rosenstiel/Eppley
May 21

Dr. Joseph Wade

Wadsworth Center

TBA Raghavan
May 28

TBA

TBA TBA
June 04

TBA

TBA TBA

Fall 2015

Date Speaker Title Host
October 01

TBA

TBA TBA
October 08

TBA

TBA TBA
October 16

TBA

TBA TBA
October 22

TBA

TBA TBA
October 29

TBA

TBA TBA
November 05

TBA

TBA TBA
November 12

TBA

TBA TBA
November 19

TBA

TBA TBA
November 26

No seminar

Thanksgiving Break N/A
December 03

TBA

TBA TBA