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Organismal Biology and Biological and Experimental Psychology Seminar Series


All seminars take place on Thursdays 1pm - 2pm in the Fogg Lecture Theatre, G.E. Fogg Building. All welcome.

Seminar coordinator: Dr Axel Rossberg


Date Speaker Title
Thurs 11 January Prof Mara Miele (Cardiff University) Advances in farm animals research on emotions: animal welfare science and technology challenging the role of farmed animals in current agricultural practices and policies 
Thurs 18 January Prof Jürgen Gadau (University of Münster) Genetic and genomic architecture of reproductive division of labor in ants - from colony founding strategies to social parasitism
Thurs 25 January Professor Wolfgang Rössler (University of Würzburg) Learning to navigate - neuronal mechanisms of behavioural plasticity in  desert  ants
Thurs 1 February Dr Stewart Plaistow (University of Liverpool) Non-genetic inheritance and rapid evolution
Thurs 8 February Prof Tracey Chapman (University of East Anglia) Sexual selection and sexual conflict: emerging themes
Thurs 15 February Prof Martin Beye (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf) Professor Martin Beye (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)
Thurs 1 March Prof Bill Wickstead (University of Nottingham) The unusual chromosome segregation machinery of trypanosomes: origins, evolution, consequences
Thurs 8 March Prof Mary Herbert (Newcastle University) Transmission of the maternal genome – a double hazard
Thurs 15 March Dr Tim Newbold (University College London) Understanding and predicting biodiversity change and its consequences for ecosystems and humanity
Thurs 22 March Dr Lindsay Turnbull  (University of Oxford) Plants versus microbes: How legumes control wayward symbionts
Thurs 29 March  Prof Ingrid Schoon (University College London) Adolescent mental health and the transition to adulthood 
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