Seminars 2018-2019

Scientific Seminars of the Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology and of the Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, during the Fall Semester of the 2018/2019 Academic  Year

Place: Seminar Room No. 223, 2nd Floor, Institute of Evolution, Multipurpose Building, University of Haifa.
Time: Seminars begins on the stated date at 12:15, unless a different hour is announced


Date Speaker Title
Oct. 15th

Jason Chapman

University of Exeter, UK

Chasing the High Fliers: Radar Studies of Insect Migration
Oct 22nd  

Liran Carmel

Hebrew University

Paleo-epigenetics: Studying human evolution using DNA methylation maps
Oct. 29th

Dan Tawfik

Weizmann Institute

Chance and pleiotropy dominate genetic diversity in complex bacterial environments
Nov. 5th

Amos Bouskila

Ben-Gurion University

Decision Making in the Dark: What Information Can Lead a Lizard to Abandon a Deep Nesting Site She Excavates?
Nov. 12th  

Dale Frank


Elucidating the evolutionarily changing functions of Meis TALE-Homeobox proteins during nervous system development in Metazoans (and Not!)
Nov. 19th  

Philippos Papathanos

The Hebrew University

Engineering invasive Y chromosomes for insect control
Nov. 26th

Eyal Rahav

National Institute of Oceanography

The hitchhiker’s guide to bacterial transport: the role of viable dust-borne microbes deposition into marine environments
Dec. 3rd

Gal Ribak

Tel Aviv University

What can insect flight biomechanics tell us about the evolution, ecology and physiology of insects?
Dec. 10th

Yuval Nov

The University of Haifa

Music, evolution, and genetics
Dec. 17th

Michal Segoli

Ben-Gurion University

What do we know about biological nitrogen fixation in insects? Evidence and implications for the insect and the ecosystem
Dec. 24th  

Sagi Snir

University of Haifa

Human Epigenetic Aging is Logarithmic with Time across the Entire Life Span
Dec. 31st             

Burt Kotler

Ben-Gurion University

Scales: Etudes on the foraging ecology of desert rodents at different spatial and temporal scales, from micropatch selection to intercontinental consequences of macroevolutionary advances
Jan. 7th

Guido Sessa

Tel Aviv University

Manipulation of plant immunity by Xanthomonas type III secreted effectors
Jan. 14th

Benjamin Podbilewicz


Origins and evolution of cell fusion

Organizers: Adi Livnat and Eran Tauber. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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