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Biology Events

1:00PM Thursday Oct 2, 2014

Ian Kutch – Oral Candidacy Exam

Implications of Y-chromosome variation on immune system evolution

3:00PM Monday Oct 6, 2014

Biology Seminar

“Temporal Dynamics of Carbon, Water, and Energy Cycling in Subtropical Wetland Forests” presented by Dr. Jordan G. Barr and Barclay Shoemaker

3:00PM Monday Oct 13, 2014

Biology Seminar

“A meeting of Carbon and Code: Using Ants and Open Science as Tools to Enable People Powered Biodiversity Assessment in Madagascar” presented by Dr. Brian Fisher

3:00PM Monday Oct 20, 2014

Biology Seminar

“Connecting Short-term Responses with Long-term Solutions: Ecological Genomics in Daphnia” presented by Dr. Michael E. Pfrender

3:00PM Monday Oct 27, 2014

Biology Seminar

“A Problem of Honest Signaling: Birdsong, Brain Development, and Cognition” presented by Dr. Stephen Nowicki