2007/08

Winter 2008

DATE
SPEAKER
INSTITUTION
HOST
TITLE
10 Jan
Rachel Vallender
Cornell
Raleigh Robertson
Patterns in avian hybridisation – using the wood-warblers as a model system
17 Jan
Chris Eckert
Queen’s
Bob Montgomerie
Ideas for improvement of graduate training in EEB
24 Jan
Paul Grogan
Queen’s
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Snow effects on biological processes, and vice versa
31 Jan
Greg Bulte Ottawa University Jeff Row
Turtle vs Mollusc: Functional morphology and trophic ecology of the northern map turtle
7 Feb
Risa Sargent
Ottawa University
Chris Eckert

Patterns of diversity in flowering plants

14 Feb
Jeremiah Busch McGill University
Sara Dart
Adaptive evolution of an inbreeding barrier in a flowering plant
21 Feb
Reading Week
28 Feb
6 Mar
Justin Ramsey
University of Rochester
Climatic and edaphic adaptation
in North America Achillea
13 Mar
Mario Vallejo-Marin
University of Toronto
Adriana Lopez Villalobos
Division of labor within flowers: Empirical evidence and theoretical consequences of sex organ specialization
20 Mar
Justina Ray
Wildlife Conservation Society
Joe Nocera

What’s at stake for wolverines in Northern Ontario?

27 Mar
Michael Whitlock
University of British Columbia
Troy Day
Simple selection in complex metapopulations
3 Apr
Jessica Abbott
TBA
TBA
TBA
10 Apr
Frank Johansson
Umeå University
Troy Day
Phenotypic plasticty as a local adaptation to variation in environmental heterogeneity
17 Apr
Marie-Josee Fortin
University of Toronto
Chris Eckert
Graph theory: From boundary detection to habitat connectivity
24 Apr
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA

 

Fall 2007

DATE
SPEAKER
INSTITUTION
HOST
TITLE
13 Sep
Sue Bertram
Carleton University
Jenn Foote
Understanding variation in sexually selected traits: A cricket model
20 Sep
Stephanie Bedhomme
Queen’s University
Martin Mallet
What did male-limited evolution teach us ? The almost full picture…
28 Sep
Raleigh Robertson
Queen’s University
QUBS/Opinicon Hotel
Field Ornithology — Agent for Science, Education and Conservation
4 Oct
Amy Hurford Queen’s Troy Day
Allee effects: reconciling mechanisms and models
11 Oct
Bob Montomerie & Chris Eckert
Queen’s
Jack Kerouac

Montgomerie: Tales from a Sperm Conference

Eckert: Evolution of dispersal at range limits

18 Oct
no seminar
25 Oct
Frances Bonier
Queen’s
Steve Lougheed
Effects of the urban environment on the distribution, physiology, and life history of birds
1 Nov
Suzanne Gray
Queen’s
Craig Hawryshyn
Sex, fish and videotapes: Environment contingent sexual selection and the maintenance of male colour polymorphism
7 Nov (Wed)
Louis Lefebvre
McGill
Laurene Ratclifee
Brain size evolution and behavioural flexibility
15 Nov
Noah Perlut
University of Vermont
Joe Nocera
Agricultural management affects ecological and evolutionary processes in a migratory songbird
22 Nov
Jean-Guy Godin
Carleton
Joe Nocera
Risky sex in fishes
29 Nov
Nick Rodenhouse
Wellesley University
Joe Nocera
Effects of climate change on migratory songbirds: identification and assessment of uncertainties
6 Dec
Teri Balser
Uinversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Kate Buckridge
Disturbance, legacies, and soil microbial control over ecosystem functioning
13 Dec
Justina Ray
Wildlife Conservation Society of
Canada (Director)
Joe Nocera
What’s at stake for wolverines in Northern Ontario?
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