Seminar Series

Spring 2021 Seminar Series

Please use the following links to add individual seminars to Google Calendar. A full schedule is pictured below, and a PDF can be downloaded here.

January 25th, Dr. Molly Puente, NC State University
NIH Opportunities for Genetics and Genomics Research

February 1st, Dr. Nina Jablonski, Pennsylvania State University
Understanding the Evolution and Meanings of Human Skin Color is Important

February 8th, Dr. Jeffrey Townsend, Yale University
Defining neutrality to find selection: three new approaches to an old trick for revealing adaptive evolution

February 15th, Dr. C. Brandon Ogbunu, Yale University
E x Everything Interactions: protein evolution, epidemics, and beyond

February 22nd, Dr. Joseph L Graves Jr., NC A&T University
African Americans in Evolutionary Science: Where We Have Been and What’s Next

March 1st, Dr. Fred Gould, NC State University
Why did the Soviet Union ban the study of Mendelian genetics?

March 8th, Dr. Jesus Maldonado, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute 
Non- invasive genetic methods applied to ecological and behavioral studies of endangered mammals

March 15th, NO SEMINAR
Join us next week!

March 22nd, A Celebration of William Atchley
Keynote address by Dr. Burkhard Morgenstern (University of Göttingen)

March 29th, Dr. Esther van der Knaap, University of Georgia
Harnessing Crop Improvement Traits from Semi-Domesticated Tomato Accessions

April 5th, Dr. Brian Scheffler, USDA-ARS
Evolution of Agriculture Genome Consortiums: Leading to Ag100Pest

April 12th, Dr. David Reif, NC State University
Characterizing Gene-Environment Interactions in an Expanding Chemical Exposome

April 19th, Dr. Zachary Lippman, Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory
Dissecting and engineering cis-regulatory control of pleiotropy and quantitative trait variation

April 26th, Dr. Michelle Trautwein, California Academy of Sciences
The diversity and evolution of human face mites

Past Seminar Series