Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series

October 2, 2014
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building

OEB Seminar Series
Eric Alm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Measuring, modeling, and manipulating the human microbiome
Host: Cavanaugh Lab

October 29, 2014
5:30 PM
Science Center, Hall B

2014 MCB/OEB Prather Lectures
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cell Biology
Jeffrey I. Gordon, Ph.D.
Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
The human gut microbiota and childhood undernutrition: Looking at human development from a microbial perspective

October 30, 2014
12:00 PM
NW Lecture Hall B-103 Northwest Building

2014 MCB/OEB Prather Lectures
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cell Biology
Jeffrey I. Gordon, Ph.D.
Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
Our gut microbiomes and obesity: Establishing causal relationships (and remembering Robert Koch)

October 31, 2014
12:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building

2014 MCB/OEB Prather Lectures
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and Cell Biology
Jeffrey I. Gordon, Ph.D.
Center for Genome Sciences & Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
Translating human microbiome research to achieve healthier societies: The nexus of food, agriculture and nutrition

November 6, 2014
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
OEB Seminar Series
Andreas Hejnol
Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology
Protostomy? Deuterostomy? Does it really matter? The impact of comparative developmental biology on our understanding of body plan evolution
Host: Extavour Lab
December 4, 2014
4:00 PM
NW Lecture Hall B-103 Northwest Building
OEB Seminar Series
Pardis Sabeti
Harvard University, OEB
Evolutionary genomics of humans and pathogens
February 5, 2015
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building

Speaker and Lecture: TBD

March 5, 2015
4:00 PM
Main Lecture Hall Biolabs Building
 

OEB Seminar Series
Michael J. Ryan
Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama
Cognition and sexual selection: How the brain biases mate choice
Host: Edwards Lab

March 30
TBD
2015 MCB/OEB Prather Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Harvard Museum of Natural History
Jane Lubchenco
Oregon State University
Tales of science in policy and politics: From sharks to rats
March 31
TBD
2015 MCB/OEB Prather Lecture Series
Co-sponsored by Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and and the Harvard Museum of Natural History
Jane Lubchenco
Oregon State University
Delivering on science's social contract: Innovations in ocean practices and policies provide hope for the future