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"Sexual selection, female choice, and cognitive adaptation"

October 5, 2020: Carrie Branch of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

"Neglectful parents and dishonest offspring: How evolutionary conflicts shape communication and parental care in birds"

October 12, 2020: Shana Caro of the University of Texas at Austin, Department of Integrative Biology.  

"Discerning species and assemblage dynamics through a fuzzy lens: small mammals at the Rancho La Brea Tar Pits"

October 26, 2020: Jessica Blois of the University of California -Merced

"Biology, Ecology, and Evolution of Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) – Insights from Molecular Data"

November 2, 2020: Chase Smith of the University of Texas at Austin, Department of Integrative Biology.  

"What determines nitrogen-fixing tree abundance and fixation activity across space and time?"

November 16, 2020: Tom Bytnerowicz of the University of Texas at Austin, Department of Integrative Biology.  

"Living together on long and short time-scales: hosts and their microbes"

November 23, 2020: by Jessica Metcalf of Princeton University

"Urbanization and the loss of functional diversity"

January 28, 2021: Daniel Sol of the Centre for Ecological Research

"Proximate mechanisms of species recognition in brood parasitic birds and their hosts"

February 1, 2021: Mark Hauber of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

"Ornaments, Enemies, and Sensory Filters in the Evolution of Communication Systems"

March 22, 2021: Ximena Bernal of Purdue University

"Why global warming is leading to earlier, not later, autumn leaf senescence in temperate trees"

March 28, 2021: Susanne Renner of Washington University, St. Louis

"Using natural history to inform the study of complex ecological systems: a case study of the coffee agroecosystem

April 5, 2021: Ivette Perfecto from the University of Michigan

"Sexual conflict, male ornamentation, and sex chromosome evolution in guppies"

April 12, 2021: Judith Mank from the University of British Colombia

"BERM, an eco-informatics approach for forecasting marsh plant vulnerability to sea level rise"

April 19, 2021: Jessica O'Connell of UT Marine Science Institute

"The underestimated protein coding potential of the mitochondrial genome"

April 26, 2021 Sophie Breton from the University of Montreal