Faculty of Science Department of Zoology

Seminars in the Department of Zoology

12.00 to 1.00pm Tuesdays in the Agar Theatre, Department of Zoology

 

Department of Zoology

2014 Semester 1 Seminar Series

Tuesday 12-1pm
Agar Theatre, Zoology Building
**unless otherwise noted

Week Speaker / Topic
1
4-Mar
Alistair Evans (Monash University)
Macroevolution in mammals: teeth and body size.
2
11-Mar
Bob Warner (University of California, Santa Barbara & AAS Selby Fellow)
Turbulent ocean circulation: consequences for management, ecology, and evolution.
3
18-Mar
Andrew Pask (Dept of Zoology)
Comparative genomics of reproduction and development.
4
25-Mar
Yolanda Cruz (Oberlin College)
Trophoblast specification in Monodelphis domestica.
5
1-Apr
Jan Ekman (Uppsala University)
Siblings, sex and philopatry; the legacy of within-brood conflict in the Siberian jay.
6
8-Apr

Michael Clarke (La Trobe University)
** Joint Zoology/Botany seminar, in New Botany Bldg, Rm G26, 1pm **
Catering for the needs of fauna
through fire management: it’s not rocket science, it’s much harder than that.

7
15-Apr
Pascal Bernard (Dept of Zoology)
The battle of the sexes: antagonistic signals driving gonadal development in mammals.
8
22-Apr
Easter Non Teaching Period – no seminar
9
29-Apr
Sarah Garnick (PhD Final Seminar, Dept of Zoology)
The relationship between body size and resource use in the Grampians macropodid community.
10
6-May
Ben Phillips (Dept of Zoology)
Parasites lost: host-parasite dynamics on range edge.
11
13-May
Dustin Marshall (Monash University)
Are sperm just vehicles for genes? Phenotypic correlations between sperm and offspring phenotype.
12
20-May
Andrew McLean (Australian Equine Behaviour Centre)
Roles of ethology and learning theory in animal training.
13
27-May
Simon Griffith (Macquarie University)
Conflict and cooperation in birds: a global perspective.

For more information contact Danielle Hickford (hickford@unimelb.edu.au) or Eric Treml
(etreml@unimelb.edu.au)

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