Research Talks

Research Talks

The Arnold Arboretum holds a weekly seminar series most Mondays at 12:10pm at the Weld Hill Lecture Hall (*unless otherwise noted). To receive announcements, sign up for the AA Research Talks mailing list.

Jan 25, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Peter Del Tredici

Arnold Arboretum and Harvard Graduate School of Design
Aging, rejuvenation and resilience in trees

Feb 1, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Mark Anderson

Director of Conservation Science, The Nature Conservancy’s Eastern U.S. Region
Conserving Nature’s stage: climate change and the geophysical underpinnings of biodiversity

Feb 22, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Hopkins Lab

Florian Schiestl

Professor, University of Zurich
Ecology and evolution of floral signals in plants
 

Feb 29, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

William (Ned) Friedman

Arnold Professor and Director, Arnold Arboretum
Why not Wallace (or Matthew, Wells, or Hutton)? The case for Darwin’s place in history

March 7, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Amy Brunner

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
Functional genomics of growth and dormancy transitions in Populus.

March 21, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Friedman Lab

Bernard Goffinet

Professor, University of Connecticut
Evolutionary history of mosses
 

April 7, 2016

*Thurs, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Wolkovich Lab

Yann Vitasse

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Seasonality and cold hardiness of temperate tree species under global warming
 

April 18, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Des Marais Lab

Stephen Keller

Assistant Professor, University of Vermont
Landscape genomics of climate adaptation in Populus
 

April 19, 2016

*Tuesday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Richard Olsen

Director, U.S. National Arboretum
Collections-based research at the U.S. National Arboretum

April 25, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Michael Purugganan

Professor, New York University
The evolution of crop species: Insights from genomics to archaeology

May 3, 2016

*Tuesday
Weld Hill

Plant Biology Initiative Symposium

The origin and early evolution of photosynthetic life
 

May 9, 2016

Monday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Dennis Stevenson

Vice President for Laboratory Research, New York Botanic Garden
Linking 1KP (1000 plant initiative) back to plant biology, some evo/devo possibilities

July  26, 2016

*Tues, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Kuo-Fang Chung

Associate Research Fellow, Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
A holistic picture of Austronesian migrations revealed by phylogeography of Pacific paper mulberry

Calendar of additional life science seminars at Harvard University.