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Evolution and Development Seminar Series

TBC

UserDr Anna Schönauer, Oxford Brookes University.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2019, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

TBC

UserDr Marketa Kaucka Petersen, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

How to build an animal: combining cell cleavage and cell fate to understand annelid development

UserDr Mette Handberg-Thorsager, Max Planck Institute for Cell Biology and Genetics.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2019, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Extreme morphogenetic canalization of ascidian embryonic development

UserDr Patrick Lemaire, Montpellier Cell Biology Research Center.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

TBC

UserProf Tatjana Sauka-Spengler, University of Oxford.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Segmentation dynamics and diversity in an arthropod cell-based field

UserProfessor Hiroki Oda, JT Biohistory Research Hall, Osaka, Japan.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 10 April 2019, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Out-of-term seminar

UserAlexandra K. Schnell (University of Cambridge).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockTuesday 19 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Note unusual time; out-of-term seminar

UserCosima Porteus (University of Exeter).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockFriday 15 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Communication between chromosomes: the evolution and function of long noncoding RNAs in the Hox complex

UserDr Matthew Ronshaugen, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, The University of Manchester.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 05 December 2018, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony. How culture made the human mind

Zoology Graduate Student's Invited Speaker

UserKevin Laland (University of St. Andrews).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Left-right asymmetry determination in amphioxus

UserDr Guang Li, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

The evolution of color vision in Heliconius butterflies.

PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT VENUE

UserAdriana Briscoe (University of California at Irvine).

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Neuroethology of a striking crustacean, the mantis shrimp

UserDr Kate Feller, Dept of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (University of Cambridge).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology , Downing Street, CB2 3EJ.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

CANCELED DUE TO USS PENSIONS STRIKE.

UserYannick Wurm (Queen Mary University of London).

HouseCanceled - apologies for any inconvenience caused.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2018, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Multi-level characterisation of cell types in Platynereis

UserHernando Martinez Vergara (European Molecular Biology Laboratory).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 17 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Probing human brain evolution in a dish

UserMadeline Lancaster (University of Cambridge).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 29 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

MicroCT from zoology to pathology

UserBrian Metscher (University of Vienna).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Evolution of limb and fin regeneration

UserAssociate Professor Igor Schneider (Federal University of Pará).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 26 July 2017, 13:00-14:00

Salamander regeneration: regulation and evolution

UserProfessor Andras Simon, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.

HouseDepartment of Zoology, Main Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 15 June 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Ageing Rates in Meerkats

UserJack Thorley - Department of Zoology.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 17:00-17:30

Zoology Graduate Seminars

How do predators use social information about defended prey?

UserLiisa Hämäläinen - Department of Zoology.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 16:30-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

The role of p53 in cell competition and leader cell migration

UserKatarzyna (Kasia) Kozyrska - Department of Zoology.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 21 April 2017, 16:30-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Change and necessity: forest resilience and conservation for the 21st century

UserJonathan Spencer, Head of Planning & Environment Forest Enterprise Forestry Commission.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 08 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Understanding consumer demand in the wildlife trade

UserAmy Hinsley, Oxford Martin School University of Oxford.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conservation and invasive species in freshwater ecosystems

UserDavid Aldridge, Department of Zoology University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Eco-evolutionary dynamics

UserAndrés López-Sepulcre (IEES CNRS Paris).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Sex, eggs and videotape: techniques in threatened bird conservation

UserDebbie Pain Director of Conservation, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT).

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Parasites, Immune Function, and Human Life Histories

UserAaron Blackwell (University of California, Santa Barbara).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Lizards, skulls and reptile communities

UserJohannes Müller (Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity, Berlin Natural History Museum).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Lessons from plants that don’t stay put: Mendicant baobabs and acrobat acacias

UserChristian Kull, Institut de géographie et durabilité Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Genetic evolution of humans and closely related species

UserAida Andres (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

UNESCO biosphere reserves: concept, challenges and opportunities

UserProfessor Martin Price, Perth College Chair of the UK MAB Committee Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development Director, Centre for Mountain Studies.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Information gaps in ecology and conservation

UserTatsuya Amano (Centre for the Study of Existential Risk / Department of Zoology University of Cambridge).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Walking response of crickets depends on surface structure of the substrate

UserEdith Julieta (Julie) Sarmiento-Ponce - Department of Zoology.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 09 December 2016, 16:30-17:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Dispersal evolution

UserJean Clobert (Station d’Ecologie Experimentale du CNRS Moulis).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Early life social behaviour and learning in juvenile Hihi

UserVictoria Franks - Department of Zoology.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 16:30-17:30

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Host-parasite coevolution

UserKayla King (University of Oxford).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Surviving the 21st Century

UserMartin Rees, Partha Dasgupta, Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh and Bonnie Wintle, The Centre for Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge.

HouseBabbage Lecture Room - David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site. Pembroke Street. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3QZ GB.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2016, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Evolution of butterfly brains

UserStephen Montgomery (Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Non-genetic inheritance in mice

UserRahia Mashoodh (University of Cambridge).

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoolgy.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Isolated branches in the phylogeny of Platyhelminthes

UserChristopher Laumer (EMBL-EBI and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Selecting For Plasticity in the Harlequin Ladybird

UserLea Van De Graaf - Department of Zoology.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 22 April 2016, 17:00-17:30

Zoology Graduate Seminars

The role of individual differences in defining a species niche

UserAnne-Sophie Bonnet-Lebrun - Department of Zoology.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 11 March 2016, 16:30-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Managing tropical agriculture to minimise biodiversity loss

UserDavid Edwards, Dept. of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2016, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Science Policy and Expertise

UserRob Doubleday, Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, Level 1, The David Attenborough Building.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Wildlife in the Anthropocene: conservation after nature

UserJamie Lorimer, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mendicant baobabs and acrobat acacias: lessons from plants that don’t stay put

UserChristian Kull, Institut de géographie et durabilité, Université de Lausanne.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Commonness and conservation: should we bother about the rare stuff?

UserSandy Knapp, Life Science Plants Division, Natural History Museum.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Invasive alien species on islands: problems and solutions

UserAnthony Martin, South Georgia Habitat Restoration Project, South Georgia Heritage Trust and University of Dundee.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conflicts in conservation: hunting for solutions

UserSteve Redpath, Institute of Biological & Environmental Sciences, Aberdeen University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 October 2015, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Plasticity and Evolution of Body Size and Shape

UserChristen Mirth (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência).

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 20 May 2015, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Balancing selection in Müllerian mimicry: causes and consequences

UserDr Violaine Llaurens, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité .

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Ethics Seminar Series

Scientific Fraud and Whistle-blowing

UserProf Ronald Laskey, CBE .

HouseTea Room.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Ethics Seminar Series

Cloning, Cell Replacement and Human Embryos

UserDr John Gurdon.

HouseTea Room.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Ethics Seminar Series

The Ethics of Publishing

UserProf Bill Sutherland.

HouseTea Room.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

TBC

UserDr Sinead English, University of Oxford.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 16:00-17:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Fishing for the genetic basis of skeletal evolution and disease

UserVahan Indjeian (MRC Clinical Sciences Centre - Imperial College London).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

Ethics Seminar Series

The Ethics of Gender Equality: Implications for Women in Science

UserDr Rosie Trevelyan.

HouseTea Room.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

Ethics Seminar Series

The Ethics of Using Animals in Research

UserProf Sir Patrick Bateson.

HouseTea Room.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

The diversification of birds

UserDr Gavin Thomas, University of Sheffield.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2015, 16:00-17:00

Ethics Seminar Series

The Ethics of Informing Public Policy

UserProf Derek Smith.

HouseTea Room.

ClockWednesday 14 January 2015, 17:00-18:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Heliconius butterflies: How do bird predators perceive them?

UserDenise DD (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 05 December 2014, 17:00-17:30

Zoology Graduate Seminars

The Fitness Exchange Hypothesis

UserAna Mosterin (University of Cambridge).

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 16:30-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Tracking marine turtles for conservation

UserProfessor Brendan Godley, University of Exeter.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Landscape scale conservation - a bird's eye view

UserDr Juliet Vickery, RSPB Centre for Conservation Science.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

How does an alga become a parasite?

UserEllen Nisbet (University of Cambridge).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Planetary Boundaries 2.0: the latest advancements on defining a safe operating space for humanity on Earth

UserJohan Rockström Professor in Environmental Sciences Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

The Assembly of Coevolving Interactions

UserProf. John N Thompson, University of California, Santa Cruz.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

'From individuals to populations to communities: Climate change impacts on birds'

UserDr James Pearce-Higgins, Director of Science, British Trust for Ornithology.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Deep Time and Modern Brains

Please contact the organiser, Liria Masuda-Nakagawa (lm546) if you would like to meet Professor Strausfeld after the seminar.

UserProfessor Nicholas Strausfeld (University of Arizona).

HousePart II room, Department of Genetics. Please use the entrance by the Part II room and tea room underneath the external fire escape. Main entrance is not connected to Part II room due to refurbishment..

ClockFriday 12 September 2014, 12:00-13:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Epigenetic conservation of vertebrate gene regulatory elements

This talk is kindly sponsored by eLife Sciences

UserHannah Long (University of Oxford).

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Model species Daphnia: A Genome for the Environment

UserJohn Colbourne (School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

What Biologists can learn from bats

UserEgbert Leigh, Smithsonian Tropical research Institute.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Evolution of morphological patterns and sexual behaviors in Drosophila

UserBenjamin Prud’homme (Institut de Biologie du Développement de Marseille-Luminy).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Academic Survivorship Events for Zoology Postdocs

Time management for Postdoc Careers

UserDr Geraint Wyn Story and Dr Anne Forde, University of Cambridge.

HousePart II lecture hall, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 08 April 2014, 14:00-15:30

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Floral quartets link flower development and evolution

UserGünter Theißen (Friedrich Schiller University of Jena).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Hybrid corn and endangered maize: historical perspectives on the conservation of plant genetic resources

UserDr Helen Curry; Department of History & Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The Politics of Thinking Big in Conservation

UserProfessor Bill Adams; Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Making similar embryos with divergent genomes

UserPatrick Lemaire (The tunicate group, CRBM, Montpellier, and INRIA Virtual Plants, Montpellier).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 19 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Producing Eden: Can wildlife thrive beyond national parks in India?

Joint seminar, hosted with the Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS)

UserDr Paul Robbins; Department of Geography International Fellow & University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Friend or foe? Making sense of social research and biodiversity conservation

UserDr Chris Sandbrook; UNEP-WCMC & Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Cracking the code of crocodile skin

UserMichel C. Milinkovitch (University of Geneva).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 29 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The (moral) dilemmas of (conservation) research(ers?)

UserDr Bhaskar Vira; Director, Cambridge Conservation Research Institute (UCCRI) and Department of Geography.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 December 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Conservation of UK seabirds: a big issue or a done deal?

UserProf. Sarah Wanless, Seabird Ecologist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, NERC.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Mechanism of phototaxis in Platynereis larvae and the origin of visual eyes

UserGáspár Jékely (Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology).

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mainstreaming Natural Capital into Decision-Making: Frontiers in Research and Policy

** Note:one-off THURSDAY seminar - no Wednesday session this week ** Joint seminar with CRASSH - Humanitas.

UserProf. Gretchen Daily, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Predicting wildlife dynamics in a changing environment

UserDr Ben Collen, Centre for Biodiversity & Environment Research, UCL.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Lessons from the Dodo: restoring species and ecosystems on Mauritius

UserProf. Carl Jones, Scientific Director of the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation, and International Conservation Fellow at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Fishy cognition

UserCulum Brown (Macquarie University).

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserThanh-Lan Gluckman.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 28 June 2013, 17:00-17:30

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserKwaku Aduse-Poku.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 28 June 2013, 16:30-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserLina Maria Arenas.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 31 May 2013, 16:30-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserKrzysztof Kozak.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 03 May 2013, 16:30-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserDavid Labonte.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 05 April 2013, 17:00-17:30

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserAlexander Hackmann.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 05 April 2013, 16:30-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserRamona Mogling.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 22 March 2013, 17:00-17:30

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserMarius Somveille.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 22 March 2013, 16:30-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Re-wilding: putting natural processes back on track

**Last talk in Series!**

UserFrans Vera, Director, The Foundation of Natural Processes, The Netherlands.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Making Poverty History – what role for biodiversity conservation?

UserDr Dilys Roe, International Institute for Environment & Development (IIED).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2013, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Evolution of gastrulation in flies

UserSteffen Lemke, Heidelberg, Germany.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

In the Belly of the Beeb

UserNick Crumpton.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 16:30-17:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserDave Daversa.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 16:00-16:30

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Deconstructing visual signals in social butterflies

UserSusan Finkbeiner - University of California, Irvine, USA.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Molecular biology and sustainable agriculture

**First for Lent Term**

UserProfessor Sir David Baulcombe, Department of Plant Sciences.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2013, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical forest protected areas

**last for Michaelmas Term**

UserProf. Bill Laurance, Distinguished Research Professor & Australian Laureate, JCU, Australia.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 December 2012, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

'Prosuming' Conservation: interrogating the value of conservation in the web 2.0 age

UserProf. Bram Buscher, Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

The evolution of dorsoventral patterning in insects

UserSiegfried Roth, University of Cologne, Germany.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Butterfly defense against predation

UserChrister Wiklund - Stockholm University, Sweden.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 27 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

The state of the world's birds: how science underpins conservation and advocacy.

UserDr Stuart Butchart, Global Research and Indicators Co-ordinator, BirdLife International.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Developing innovation from regeneration: how the pufferfish got its beak

UserGareth Fraser, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Body temperature regulation in passerines

UserJan-Åke Nilsson - University of Lund, Sweden.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2012, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Shifting baselines and habitat restoration: Setting appropriate goals

UserDr Line zu Ermgassen, visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserPieter Santema.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 17:00-17:30

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserYanmin Zhou.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 16:30-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Smarter ways to monitor wildlife

UserProf Kate Jones, Joint UCL and ZSL Chair, Ecology and Biodiversity, Institute of Zoology, ZSL.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2012, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Shedding light on lunar rhythms

UserKristin Tessmar-Raible, Max F. Perutz Laborarories/ University of Vienna, Austria.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Saving the Tasmanian devil from a transmissible cancer

UserDr Elizabeth Murchison, Junior Research Fellow, King's College, Cambridge & Research Fellow in Cancer Genetics & Genomics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute..

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Ecological genetics of life history and host plant adaptation in the Glanville fritillary butterfly

PLEASE NOTICE CHANGE OF VENUE!!!

UserMaaike de Jong - University of Helsinki, Finland.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2012, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Tropical forests in the Anthropocene: what does this mean for conservation?

UserDr Simon Lewis, Royal Society Research Fellow, School of Geography, University of Leeds.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Markets, social opportunities, and the evolution of fairness

UserJean-Baptiste André - Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris, France.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 16 October 2012, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

How might we make space for nature in landscapes of the future?

** First talk of term **

UserDr Ben Phalan, Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

MAD World

PLEASE NOTICE CHANGE OF VENUE!!!

UserAlasdair Houston - University of Bristol, UK.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2012, 16:00-17:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Evolution, function and control of diverse products from microRNA loci

note unusual location

UserMatthew Ronshaugen, University of Manchester, UK.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

REDD: a good idea, impossible to implement?

Last in Series for 2012!

UserArild Angelsen, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

The house mouse as a model system for evolutionary research

UserDiethardt Tautz, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Ploen, Germany.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

There and back again; the migration of the garden warbler

UserUlf Ottosson - A.P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute, Jos, Nigeria.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 06 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

What's in a Wing? Transcriptome analysis of bat limb development

UserMandy Mason, NIMR, London, UK and University of Cape Town, South Africa.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Wombats, Weapons & Water: the making of international conservation treaties.

UserCatherine MacKenzie, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

How high should Climate Change taxes be?

UserChris Hope, Cambridge Judge Business School.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Why are defensive toxins so variable?

UserJohanna Mappes - University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

iTrade Wildlife: detecting rare online behaviour

First in Lent Term's Series

UserDavid Roberts, DICE, University of Kent.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2012, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Biodiversity offsets and the journey to No Net Loss.

Last talk of term

UserKerry ten Kate, BBOP Forest Trends.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 30 November 2011, 17:00-18:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Origin of developmental plasticity in basal chordates

UserStefano Tiozzo, Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer, France.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 30 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

The fate of Sundaland's degraded forests

UserDavid P Edwards - James Cook University, Cairns, Australia.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Conservation Seminars

Mapping Africa's natural capital: progress, problems, potential

UserRuth Swetnam, Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2011, 17:00-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Colours of speciation in fish and frogs

UserMartine Maan - University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 15 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Setting up embryonic polarity in the hydrozoan Clytia hemisphaerica

UserEvelyn Houliston, Developmental Biology Unit, CNRS/Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Villefranche-sur-mer, France.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 09 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Patterning of the anterior non-segmented part of the insect head

UserGregor Bucher, Georg August University Göttingen, Germany.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 02 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Evolution and Development Seminar Series

Oviparous chondrichthyans as emerging models of vertebrate development

(note unusual location)

UserAndrew Gillis, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseMain Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Zoology Graduate Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserTom Clements.

HouseTea Room, Department of Zoology.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 17:30-18:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

Can we have our tropical biodiversity and eat it too?

UserDr. Ben Phalan, Dept. Of Zoology, Cambridge University.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 15 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Behaviour, Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

The evolution of culture

UserProf. Kevin Laland, University of St. Andrews.

HousePart II Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology.

ClockTuesday 01 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

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