Research Talks

Research Talks

The Arnold Arboretum holds a weekly seminar series most Mondays at 12:10 p.m. 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 “AA Research Talks Live” and is visible only when a live stream is scheduled or in progress.

Sept 9, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Al Kovaleski

Arboretum Putnam Fellow
Winter physiology matters

Sept 16, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Samridhi Chaturvedi

Postdoctoral fellow, Hopkins Lab
Quantifying the predictability of evolution at the genomic level in Lycaeides butterflies

Sept 23, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill
 

James Crall

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Social resilience: Understanding how environmental stressors impact the behavior
and health of bees

Sept 30, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Anne Short Gianotti

Associate Professor, Boston University; Harvard Forest Bullard Fellow
The politics and ecology of suburban deer, forests, and people

Oct 7, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill
Host: Holbrook

Scott McAdam

Assistant Professor, Purdue University
Forget roots, leaves are the main site of abscisic acid biosynthesis
 

Oct 21, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill
Host: Friedman

Louise Lewis

Professor, University of Connecticut
Overview of green algal evolution, with a focus on the transitions to land
 

Oct 28, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Alison Brody

Professor, University of Vermont
Interactions above and below ground affect plants and their pollinators

Nov 4, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill
 

Wendy Clement

Associate Professor, The College of New Jersey; Arnold Arboretum Jewett Prize recipient
Integrating leaf and seed morphometrics with phylogeny to study the evolutionary history
of reproductive ecology in the Dipsacales

Nov 18, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Peter Del Tredici

Senior Research Scientist Emeritus, Arnold Arboretum
100 years of Stewartia research at the Arnold Arboretum

Nov 25, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill
Host: Hopkins

Eric von Wettberg

Assistant Professor, University of Vermont
Chickpeas, peas, and lentils: a contemporary take on Vavilov’s homologous series
 

Dec 2, 2019

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill
Host: Hopkins

Deren Eaton

Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Isolation, interference, and introgression: Genomic perspectives on plant diversification
 

Jan 27, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Erin Sparks

Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
The development and function of stem-borne roots in maize

Feb 3, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Don Pfister

Professor and Curator, Harvard University
Title: TBA

Feb 10, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Brook Moyers

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Title: TBA

Feb 24, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Yaowu Yuan

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut
Genetics, development, and evolution of pigmentation patterns in monkeyflowers (Mimulus)

March 2, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Rebecca Y. Kartzinel

Assistant Professor and Director, Brown University Herbarium
Drivers of adaptation and diversity in plant populations

March 9, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Daniel Short Gianotti

Postdoctoral researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Water limitation and vegetated ecosystem responses

March 23, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill
Co-host: Theory Lunch

Karl J. Niklas

Professor Emeritus, Cornell University
Title: TBA
 

March 30, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Lucy Hutyra

Associate Professor, Boston University
Title: TBA

April 6, 2020

Mon, 12:10 p.m.
Weld Hill

Antonio Serrato-Capuchina

Postdoctoral Fellow, Hopkins Lab
The role of transposable elements in reproductive isolation

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