Seminars in the Department of Zoology
12.00 to 1.00pm Tuesdays in the Agar Theatre, Department of Zoology
Department of Zoology
2014 Semester 2 Seminar Series
Agar Theatre, Zoology Building
**unless otherwise noted
|Week||Speaker / Topic|
|1||29 Jul || |
Marilyn Renfree (Dept of Zoology)
|2|| 5 Aug ||Peter Macreadie (Deakin University) |
Carbon sequestration by coastal vegetated habitats: is blue the new green?
|3||12 Aug ||Ary Hoffmann (Depts of Zoology & Genetics) |
Ecological and evolutionary challenges in using Wolbachia for suppression of mosquito-borne diseases.
|4||19 Aug ||Natalie Binder (PhD Final Seminar, Dept of Zoology) |
Male obesity negatively affects fecundity; reducing semen quality, embryo physiology and fetal health.
|5||26 Aug ||Vin Pettigrove (CAPIM, Dept of Zoology) |
What will be the condition of Victoria's aquatic ecosystems in 2050?
|6||2 Sept || |
David Sharley (CAPIM, Dept of Zoology)
Isabel Valenzuela (CAPIM, Dept of Zoology)
|7|| 9 Sept ||Mark Norman (Museum of Victoria) |
Museum of Victoria's biodiversity surveys, 160 years of active field research and science communication in Victoria.
|8||16 Sept ||Jana Eccard (University of Potsdam, Germany) |
Populations and Personalities in Rodents.
|9||23 Sept ||Rebecca Spindler (Taronga Conservation Society Australia, Taronga Zoo) |
Taronga Science and Conservation for species, habitats and communities.
|10||30 Sept ||No seminar -- non teaching period|
|11||7 Oct ||John Morringiello (CSIRO) |
A 100-year assessment of biological change in SE Australian waters: novel insight using fish otoliths.
|12||21 Oct ||Michael Bode (Dept of Botany) |
The management of ecosystems under extreme uncertainty: revamping Richard Levins’ qualitative modelling for decision-making.
|13|| 21 Oct ||Marianne Tare (Monash Uni) |
Early life Vitamin D deficiency and lifelong cardiovascular function – even fetuses need a little ray of sunshine.
|14||28 Oct ||Peter Nichols (CSIRO) |
The CSIRO Long-chain Omega-3 Story: Towards Sustainable Supplies of the Health-benefitting ‘Good Oil’.