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.

Sept 12, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Des Marais

Jesse Lasky

Assistant Professor, Penn State
Plant responses to climate from genomic to community levels
 

Sept 19, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Kasia Zieminska

Arnold Arboretum Putnam Fellow
Wood density, anatomy and ecological strategies across angiosperm trees from Australia

Sept 26, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
 

Adam Roddy

Post-doctoral researcher, Yale University
Arnold Arboretum Jewett Prize Recipient
A physiological approach to the ecology and evolution of flowers

Oct 3, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Hopkins
 

Michael Singer

Professor, University of Plymouth
One butterfly species tumbles off an adaptive peak and enters a lethal trap
in the course of six host shifts observed across half a century.
 

Oct 17, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Lori Shapiro

Harvard post-doctoral fellow, Pierce Lab
Evolution of an old world pathogen to a new world host

Oct 24, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Fernanda Valdovinos

Post-doctoral researcher, University of Arizona
Novel effects of plant biology and animal behavior on plant-pollinator networks

Oct 31, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Jonathan Davies

Associate Professor, McGill University, Canada
Underground forests, savanna and the relationship between trees and people in southern Africa

Nov 7, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Madelaine Bartlett

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Floral development and evolution in the monocots

Nov 14, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Friedman

Patricia Gensel

Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Delving into the Devonian: new discoveries and new interpretations of some Early Devonian plants
 

Nov 21, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Jerry Mitrovica

Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science, Harvard University
Taking the fingerprints of global sea level rise

Dec 5, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Daniel Buonaiuto

Graduate Student, Wolkovich Lab
Outcrossing and fecundity in Pennsylvania Sedge: implications for ecological restoration

Dec 12, 2016

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Jacquelyn Gill

Assistant Professor, University of Maine
Once and future forests: a four-dimensional perspective on plant community response to global change

Jan 23, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Des Marais

Daniel Woods

Post-doctoral fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dissecting the control of flowering time in grasses using Brachypodium distachyon
 

Jan 30, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Friedman

Liam Dolan

Professor, University of Oxford
Title: TBA
 

Feb 6, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Heather Briggs

Arboretum post-doctoral fellow, Hopkins Lab
Title: TBA

Feb 13, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Maria A. Gandolfo-Nixon

Senior Research Associate, Cornell University
Darwin’s “Damned Land”, A.K.A. Patagonia: A paleo(neo)botanist’s paradise

Feb 27, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Wolkovich

Karen James

Staff Scientist, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory
Title: TBA
 

March 6, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Des Marais

Jill Preston

Assistant Professor, University of Vermont
Title: TBA
 

March 24, 2017

*Friday, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Robert Ricklefs

Curators’ Professor, University of Missouri at St. Louis
Natural history and the nature of ecological communities

March 27, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Susanne Renner

Professor and Chair, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Leaf-out in northern hemisphere woody plants — insights from experiments and herbaria

April 3, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Barnabas Daru

Post-doctoral Fellow, Davis Lab
Processes underlying patterns of phylogenetic regionalization

April 10, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Steve Franks

Associate Professor, Fordham University
Title: TBA

April 17, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Willam Powell

Professor, State University of New York
Strategies to develop the new American chestnut

April 24, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Wolkovich

Maria Uriarte

Professor, Columbia University
Title: TBA
 

May 9, 2017

*Tuesday*
Weld Hill

Plant Biology Initiative Symposium

Stomata
 

May 15, 2017

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Peter Del Tredici

Senior Scientist Emeritus, Arnold Arboretum
Thomas Hogg and the early introduction of Japanese plants into North America

Calendar of additional life science seminars at Harvard University.