Seminars 2011-2012

Seminars 2011-2012

June 20, 2012 Yaron Ziv, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
Challenges in spatial ecology: SAR, scale-dependency and fragmentation

June 13, 2012 Omer Falik, Mitani Department of Desert Ecology, Israel
Ecological implications of plant communication

June 7, 2012 A.A. Sibirny, Institute of Cell Biology, Lviv, Ukraine
Peroxisomes are important for xylose alcoholic fermentation in the thermotolerant methylotrophic yeast Hansenula polymorpha

June 6, 2012 Ally Harari, Vocani Center: Department of Plant Protection, Israel.
The role of male choice in sexual behavior -the case of moths

May 30, 2012 Ron Aharoni, Department of Computer Science, Technion, Israel
Facial expressions and the evolutionary origin of the phenomenon of antithesi

May 23, 2012 Burt Kotler, Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Optimal patch use in ibex and gerbils: the same, but differen

May 9, 2012 Yakov Ben-Haim, Technion, Israel
Info-gap robust-satisfying and the probability of survival

May 2, 2012 Sagi-Snir, University of Haifa, Institute of Evolution
Assembling the tree of life by the supertree approach

March 29, 2012 Yehoram Leshem , University of California, USA
How good is BAHD in central-cell ferilization?

March 29, 2012 Michel Evgen'ev, Institute of Molecular Biology, Moscow, Russia
Evolution of major animal chaperone (Hsp70) system

March 28, 2012 Guy Bloch, Department of Ecology, Hebrew University, Israel
The social clock of the bee

March 21, 2012 Yoram Ayal, Martini Department of Desert Ecology, University Ben-Gurion, Israel
From "green" to "brown" and back to "green": carnivore-herbivore size-race and the evolution of terrestrial biomes

March 14, 2012 Eviarar Nevo, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
Evolution under stress environment at micro and macroscales

March 7, 2012 Alan Templeton, Washington University & Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, USA, Israel
Networks of gene expression and SNPs using a novel measure of association

February 28, 2012 Nir Sapir, Radolfzell, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Environment, form and function: deciphering the role of key ecological factors on the flight of Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)

February 22, 2012 Josephine Todrank, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
The effects of in utero odorant exprosure on the neuroanatomical development of the olfactory bulb and postnatal odor prefereces

February 15, 2012 Tomas Bettecken, Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany
On the sequence specificity of apoptotic nucleases

February 14, 2012 Gur Yaari, Yale University Medical School, USA
Quantifying selection in high-throughput antibody sequencing datasets

February 8, 2012 Meirav Lavy, University of California, San Diego, USA
Auxin signaling in moss: conserved molecular components, unique developmental outputs

January 25, 2012 Yarin Hadid, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
Rare and flitting: is phylogenetic history conserved in mtDNA? 

January 18, 2012 Valentin A. Krassilov, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
Chinese modern culture, paleontology and macroevolution

January 4, 2012 Ilan Gronau, Cornell University, USA
Using individual human genomes to illuminate the mysteries of early human history

December 14, 2011 Lee Koren, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, CA, USA
What I've learned from hairy mammals and birds of feather about hormones, behaviour, and ecology

December 7, 2011 Rongliang Jia, Cold & Arid Regions , Lanzhou, China
Ecological studies of biological soil crusts in the Shapotou Desert Research and Experiment Station, Chinese Academy of Sciences

November 28, 2011 Sumbera R. & J. Skliba, University of South Bohemia, CZ
Radio-tracking as an effective tool to study the behaviour of free-living subterranean rodents 

November 23, 2011 Alexander Beharav, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
Collecting and study genetic diversity in natural populations of wild Lactuca spp.

November 2, 2011 Iain D. Couzin, Princeton University, USA
From democratic consensus to cannibalistic hordes: the evolution of collective bahavior

October 26, 2011 Ivan & Olga Gorlov, University Texas, Houston, USA
Does the selection shape the genetic architecture of common human diseases? & Derived SNP alleles are used more frequently than ancestral alleles as risk-associate variants in common human diseases: neutrality versus selection

October 26, 2011 Edward Trifonov, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, Israel
Everlasting triplet expansions: from the origin of life to modern genomes

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