2004/05

Winter 2005

Date Speaker Institution  Host Title
13 Jan NO SEMINAR
20 Jan Dave Winkler Cornell Univeristy Robertson Dispersal and life history evolution in tree swallows and their kin
27 Jan Joseph Brown Queen’s Friesen Temporal and spatial genetics of Canadian peregrine falcons
3 Feb

Martin Lechowicz

McGill
Aarssen
Niches and neutrality in a temperate forest understory
10 Feb
Kamini Persaud
Queen’s
Montgomerie
And the winner is? Sexual conflict in Japanese Quail, Coturnix japica
17 Feb
Roger Bull
Queen’s
Friesen
Patterns of differentiation in orange-crownedwarbler populations across their breeding range
24 Feb
READING WEEK
– NO MEETING
10 Mar
Rulon Clark
Cornell Univeristy
Lougheed
Effect of anthropogenic barriers on timber rattlesnake population genetic structure
15 Mar
Jan Conn
Wadsworth Center, NY
Arnott
Population structure of neotropical malaria vectors
17 Mar
Jessica Montague
Queen’s
Eckert
Local adaptation during biological invasion in purple loosestrife
24 Mar
Paul Hebert
Guelph
Arnott
Barcodes and biodiversity
31 Mar
John Klironomos
 Guelph
Aarssen
Below-ground interactions and the structuring of plant communities
7 Apr
Yves Prairie
Université du Québec à Montréal
Arnott
Carbon transport and processing in southeastern Quebec lakes
14
Apr
David Alonso
University of Michigan
PEARL
Exploring neutral dynamics and environmental variability in ecological communities
21 Apr
Hugh Henry
University
of Western
Aarssen
Interactive effects of elevated CO2, N deposition and climate change
(and fire too!) on a California annual grassland
28 Apr
Karen Choo
Queen’s
Day
Water-bourne disease and the evolution of mobile genetic elements
5 May
Stephanie Bedhomme
Queen’s
Chippindale
Life-history evolution in a host-parasite system

 

Autumn 2004

Date Name Institution Host Title
9 Sep
NO MEETING
16 Sep
MEET THE STUDENTS WEEK
23 Sep
Emmanuel Milot
Laval
Friesen
Documenting dispersal events and population structure in Albatrosses
30 Sep
Matt Reudink
Queen’s
Ratclifffe
Extra pair paternity in the chickadee hybrid zone
Oct. 7, 2004
Andy Gonzalez
McGill
TBA
TBA
14 Oct
Erin Cameron
Queen’s
Day
Ejaculate competition: conflict, cooperation and coevolution
21 Oct
Jen Foote
Queen’s
Ratclifffe
Singing behavior of the eastern song sparrow
28 Oct
 –
4 Nov
Jean-Baptiste
Queen’s
Day
TBA
11 Nov
Scott Pitnick
TBA
A.
Chippindale
TBA
18 Nov
Bob Montgomerie
Queen’s
R. Robertson
beginners’ guide to scientific misconduct
25 Nov
Joseph Brown
Queen’s
T. Birt and V. Friesen 
Temporal and Spatial Population Genetics of Canadian Peregrine Falcons
2 Dec
Brenda Saunders
Queen’s
University
Boag
The mating system of polar bears
9 Dec
Rebecca Safran
Cornell
R.
Robertson
Female reproductive strategies and variation in group size of Barn Swallows: Individual-level decisions and population-level patterns
16 Dec
Jill Hamilton
Queen’s
C. Eckert
TBA
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