All seminars are held in the Harvard University Herbaria Seminar Room at 12:00pm, unless otherwise notified.
|Sept. 3||Elena Kramer||Understanding Petal Homology in the Ranunculaceae|
|Sept. 10||Ailene Ettinger||Testing the limits: effects of climate & competition on tree ranges in a warming world.|
|Sept. 17||Charles Willis||“The Role of Dispersal and Adaptive Divergence in the Diversification and Speciation of the Tribe Brassiceae and Genus Cakile”|
|Oct. 1||Craig Brodersen||Visualizing wood anatomy and xylem function in 3D: new insights into the structure and function of plant vascular systems.|
|Oct. 15||Kuang-chi Hung||Ginseng, Giant Salamander, and Darwin; or, East Asia in the;First Darwinian Debate in the United States"|
|Oct. 29||Markus Reichstein||"Terrestrial climate-carbon cycle extremes: quantification, association with climate, and implications"
|Nov. 5||No seminar||TBD|
|Nov. 12||Koen Hufkens||Central Congo Basin Diameter-Height Relationships and canopy structure, a regional assessment.|
|Nov. 19||Min Ya||TBD|
|Nov. 28||Kaare Jensen||TDB|
|Dec. 3||Levi Yant||"Clines, hybrids, and duplicates: Genome scanning shows pathways to intragenomic adaptation."|
|Dec. 10||Jim Wheeler||Special Seminar: Thesis Defense|
|Jan. 28||TBA||Job Talks|
|Feb. 4||TBA||Job Talks|
|Feb. 11||Keven Wright||"Selection on standing genetic variation contributes to adaptation in divergent environmnets."|
|Feb. 18||Xi Yang||"The times they are a-changin': what can we learn about the seasonality of plant functioning using remote sensing?"|
|Feb. 25||Elizabeth Crone||"Sleeping Beauty or Rip Van Winkle? Dormancy, aging, and delayed reproduction in orchids and other wildflowers"|
|March 4||Fulton Rockell||“The Competition Between Liquid and Vapor Transport in Transpiring Leaves.”|
|March 11||Charles Fenster||"Bottom-up, Top Down & Sideways. Prespectives on Evolutionary & Ecological Process: Consequences for Conservation Policy"|
|March 25||Franco Biondi||
"Tree rings, divergence, and the paleo conundrum: the view from NevCAN"
Adrienne H. Roeder
|“Giant Cells and Small Cells in Arabidopsis Flowers”|
|April 8||Mary Lou Guerinot||"Ionome to Genome: Gene Discovery in Aid of Plant Nutrition, Human Health and Environmental Remediation"|
|April 15||Madeline Barlett||"Shifting B-class Protein-Protein Interactions in the Poales: When, How, and Why?"|
|April 22||Chris Muir||Why do some plants have stomata on both sides of their leaves?
(Marathon bonus: speed-endurance tradeoffs in humans)
|April 29||Kirsten Bomblies||"Meiotic adaptation to genome duplication"|