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, 12:10 p.m.||Al Kovaleski, Arboretum Putnam Fellow||Winter physiology matters|
|Sept 16, 2019, 12:10 p.m.||Samridhi Chaturvedi, Postdoctoral fellow, Hopkins Lab||Quantifying the predictability of evolution at the genomic level in Lycaeides butterflies|
|Sept 23, 2019, 12:10 p.m.||James Crall, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University||Social resilience: Understanding how environmental stressors impact the behavior and health of bees|
|Sept 30, 2019, 12:10 p.m.||Anne Short Gianotti, Associate Professor, Boston University; Harvard Forest Bullard Fellow||The politics and ecology of suburban deer, forests, and people|
|Oct 7, 2019, 12:10 p.m.|
|Scott McAdam, Assistant Professor, Purdue University||Forget roots, leaves are the main site of abscisic acid biosynthesis|
|Oct 21, 2019, 12:10 p.m.|
|Louise Lewis, Professor, University of Connecticut||Overview of green algal evolution, with a focus on the transitions to land|
|Oct 28, 2019, 12:10 p.m.||Alison Brody, Professor, University of Vermont||Interactions above and below ground affect plants and their pollinators|
|Nov 4, 2019, 12:10 p.m.||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, 12:10 p.m.||Peter Del Tredici, Senior Research Scientist Emeritus, Arnold Arboretum||100 years of Stewartia research at the Arnold Arboretum|
|Nov 25, 2019, 12:10 p.m.|
|Eric von Wettberg, Assistant Professor, University of Vermont||Chickpeas, peas, and lentils: A contemporary take on Vavilov’s homologous series|
|Dec 2, 2019, 12:10 p.m.|
|Deren Eaton, Assistant Professor, Columbia University||Isolation, interference, and introgression: Genomic perspectives on plant diversification|
|Jan 27, 2020, 12:10 p.m.||Erin Sparks, Assistant Professor, University of Delaware||The development and function of stem-borne roots in maize|
|Feb 3, 2020, 12:10 p.m.||Don Pfister, Professor and Curator, Harvard University||Adventures in the uttermost part of the Earth: Fungi, plants and biogeography|
|Feb 10, 2020, 12:10 p.m.||Brook Moyers, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Boston||Dynamic quantitative genetics in rice under stress|
|Feb 24, 2020, 12:10 p.m.||Yaowu Yuan, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut||Genetics, development, and evolution of pigmentation patterns in monkey flowers (Mimulus)|
|March 2, 2020, 12:10 p.m.||Rebecca Y. Kartzinel, Assistant Professor and Director, Brown University Herbarium||Drivers of adaptation and diversity in plant populations|
|March 9, 2020, 12:10 p.m.||Daniel Short Gianotti, Postdoctoral researcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology||Water limitation and vegetated ecosystem responses|
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