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). All talks are free and open to everyone. To receive announcements, sign up for the AA Research Talks mailing list.

WATCH LIVE on the Arboretum’s YouTube channel if you are unable to attend in person. The streaming video is entitled “Arnold Arboretum Live Stream” and is visible only when a live stream is in progress.

Spring 2018

 

Jan 22, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Jim Kellner

Assistant Professor, Brown University
High-resolution remote sensing and population dynamics in a low-density tree population

Jan 29, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
 

William (Ned) Friedman

Arnold Professor, Harvard University and Arnold Arboretum Faculty Fellow
Sibling cooperation and interparental conflict in a seed: how plant mothers, fathers, and siblings
behave during the act of reproduction in flowering plants

Feb 5, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Elizabeth Spriggs

Arnold Arboretum Putnam Fellow
Phylogeography of North American Viburnum using RADseq data

Feb 12, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Morgan Moeglein

Graduate Student, Edwards Lab, Yale University
Leaf trait evolution in Viburnum

Feb 26, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Hopkins

Boris Igic

Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
The history and consequences of self-incompatibility
 

March 5, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Zieminska

Sean Gleason

Research Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS Water Management Research Unit
Improving the drought tolerance of crop and timber species:
physiological and evolutionary perspectives

March 19, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
Host: Hopkins

Bruce McClure

Professor, University of Missouri
Mechanisms and patterns of interspecific pollen rejection in Solanum
 

March 26, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Marjorie Lundgren

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT
Ecological transitions during the evolution of C4 photosynthesis

April 2, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Nina Bassuk

Professor, Cornell University
Tree selection in the inner city

April 9, 2018

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

Kyle Dexter

Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
Research Associate, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
The importance of biomes in macroevolutionary and macroecological studies

April 16, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
 

David Basler

Charles Bullard Fellow, Harvard University
Arboretum Sargent Award Recipient
A bird’s-eye view on tree phenology at the Arnold Arboretum

April 23, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill

Federico Roda

Postdoctoral Fellow, Hopkins Lab
Sexual choices and evolution in Texas: The Phlox story

April 30, 2018

Mon, 12:10 pm
Weld Hill
 

Jill Miller

Professor, Amherst College
Reproductive variation within species: 
evolutionary transitions in sexual strategy and mating system in Lycium (Solanaceae)

See our calendar for more lectures, classes and tours at the Arboretum.

See more Harvard Events (calendar hosted by the Harvard University Center for the Environment).

See Biology Week (calendar hosted by the Whitehead Institute) for more biology seminars and symposia in the Boston/Cambridge area.