Scientific Seminars of the Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology and of the Institute of Evolution,
The 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.
|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 Technion||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 Technion||Origins and evolution of cell fusion|