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Spring 2006 Biology Brown Bag Seminar Schedule

Wednesdays, Noon, room G01 ASEC, University of Akron

Schedule In Progress; information will be updated as it comes in:

Jan. 18: Organizational Meeting

Jan. 25: discuss a paper by Bernardo and Agosta 2003

Feb. 1: Joe Bernardo (College of Charleston)  tempo and mode of adaptive radiation of desmognathine salamanders: evolutionary transitions and ecological engines

Feb.  8: Joel Duff (UA biology) Extraterrestrial Ecology: the search for life on Mars

Feb.  15: Hope Ball (UA biology): TBA

Feb. 22: Special presentation: Field Station Manager Candidate (1 of 3).  You can see the others same time and place, on Monday and Friday of this week

March 1: Walt Sheppe (UA biology): Canals, Waterways, and the Environment

March 8: Patrick Lorch (KSU biology): "Mormon cricket band formation and movement

March 15: cancelled

March 22: Scott Orcutt (UA biology): Too Many Birds -- The Avifauna of Costa Rica

March 29: Spring Break

April 5: Marlo Perdicas (Park Biologist, Summit County Metro Parks) --

Studying Bats in Summit County

April 12: cancelled

April 19 Sadie Reed: Biosphere II

April 26: Ashley Nussbaum (UA biology): Environmental consulting: A memoir

May 3: Steve Adolph (Harvey Mudd College) "Evolution and estimation of physiological performance in lizards"

As always, pizza will be available at cost!

Contact Peter Niewiarowski ( for questions, or if you want to volunteer to speak next semester, or would like to invite or suggest a speaker.



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