INDEX A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

When: Thursdays, 3:45-5:00 pm. Where: 210 Bessey Hall

Coffee beginning 3:30 pm in 240 Bessey Hall

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

Aug 25 Jennifer Firn, Queensland University of Technology, AU Understanding the mechanisms behind invasion to improve the efficacy of control strategies Biederman

Sep 1

Stefano Allesina, Univ. Chicago Biodiversity Maintenance in Large Ecological Networks Abbott

Sep 8

Andrew Forbes, Univ. Iowa Evaluating cascading patterns of speciation for insect herbivores and their associated parasitoid wasps Toth

Sep 15

Daniel R. Brooks FRSC, Visiting Senior Fellow Collegium Budapest'The Major Metaphors of Evolution' Kaila Folinsbee
Sep 22 Christopher Foote, Iowa State Univ. Stress, growth, aging and telomeres in wild birds C. Vleck

Sep 29

Tom Miller, Rice Univ. Ecological interactions of plants through the lens of demography Abbott

Oct 6

Chad Brassil, Univ. Nebraska Understanding temporal fluctuations: theoretical, population & community ecology Abbott

Oct 13

Daleen Badenhost, Iowa State Univ.

Rattini (Rodentia, Murinae) species relationships and involvement as reservoirs for scrub typhus: A comparative molecular cytogenetic and gene expression approach Valenzuela

Oct 27

John Nason, Iowa State Univ.    

Nov 3

Brad Cardinale, Univ. Michigan Biodiversity and the Functioning of Ecosystems  
Nov 10 Troy Day, Queens Univ. Predicting the evolution of disease life histories Kelly

Nov 17

Dan Warner, Iowa State Univ Developmental plasticity and parental effects in reptiles: Experimental tests of adaptive significance Graduate Students

Nov 24

THANKSGIVING BREAK    
Dec 1 Elizabeth Addis, Iowa State Univ. Testosterone as a mediator of reproductive trade-offs