Lester Newman Seminar Series

Fall Term Seminars will be held on Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 PM in Science Research and Teaching Center, room 247. These lectures are free and open to the public, light refreshments will be provided.

September 27, 2018

SpaRTA - A novel tracking approach to track large and dense animal groups

By Stefania Melillo

From CNR, Rome, Italy

October 4, 2018

A ‘viral’ dynamic journey from tropical to polar regions

By Arvind Varsani

From Arizona State University

October 11, 2018

A ‘viral’ dynamic journey from tropical to polar regions

By Bruce Patterson

From Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois

October 18, 2018

Pacific lamprey Conservation Genomics: Using genes to track the kids and predict their fates

By Jon Hess

From CRITFC, Portland, Oregon

October 25, 2018

New World Birds, patterns of evolution, and the "species" conundrum

By John Klicka

From University of Washington

November 1, 2018

How a scientific serendipity can condition your career, brushstrokes on molecular ecology of hypersaline environments

By Ramon Rosselló-Mora

From University of the Balearic Islands

November 8, 2018


By William Messer


November 15, 2018


By Rocky Parker

From James Madison University


No seminar on November 22, 2018.


November 29, 2018


By Matthew Barbur

From University of Oregon



For a full list of past and current seminars, please follow this link.