Biodiversity Seminar Series

Our Institute is happy to announce our partnership with the Biodiversity Research Centre at UBC Vancouver for the web streaming of their famous Biodiversity Seminar Series in our Campus.

Day:            Wednesday (No seminar during the summer)

Time:          Seminar Starts at 12:00 PM,              

Coffee provided

The regular room for the seminars is RHS 260. On March 21st seminar will be on RHS 257. Room for April 18 will be announced soon.. RHS 260 and 257 are Located in the  Reichwald Health Sicences Centre. Click here for the campus map.

For more information or to be added to our email list please contact our BRAES coordinator Carolina Restrepo at: carolina.restrepo@ubc.ca

Date Speaker Title of Talk UBCO Room
Jan-10 Nathaniel Sharp “EVOLUTION’S RAW MATERIAL: THE SPECTRUM OF MUTATIONS UNDER ALTERNATIVE PLOIDY STATES” RHS 260
Feb-21 READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR
Feb-28 Ben Phalan Land sparing and land sharing: can’t we have both? RHS 260
Cambridge and Oregon State University
Mar-07 Marjorie Weber Linking ecology and macroevolution using plant-arthropod interactions: mutualisms on the tree of life RHS 260
Michigan State University
Mar-14 Diane Campbell It’s about time: how will a changing climate influence natural selection and evolution in plant-pollinator systems?” RHS 260
University of California, Irvine
Mar-21 Patrick Thompson Patrick Thompson “Dispersal and the maintenance of biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and food web structure in a changing world RHS 257
University of British Columbia, O’Connor Lab
Mar-28 Nate Swenson Investigating tree community structure and dynamics: from phylogenies and traits to transcriptomes RHS 260
University of Maryland
Apr-04 Jonathan Losos EVOLUTION LECTURE: Title RHS 260
Harvard University
Apr-11 Sarah Joy Bittick T.B.A. RHS 260
University of British Columbia, O’Connor Lab
Apr-18 Rasmus Nielsen “INTROGRESSION AND ADAPTATION IN HUMAN EVOLUTION” T.B.A.
University of California, Berkeley