The Evolutionary Morphology Seminar Series brings students, faculty, and the broader evolutionary biology community together for presentations on a vast array of topics.
Our Autumn Quarter 2021 lineup features the following distinguished speakers and seminar titles:
|Thurs, 10/7||4pm||Evan Saitta||Field Museum||Molecular fossil hunting: Analytical and experimental taphonomy|
|Thurs, 10/21||4pm||Jingmai O'Connor||Field Museum||The importance of the Jehol Lagerstatten in understanding the evolution of modern avian physiology
|Thurs, 11/11||4pm||Jim Usherwood||Royal Veterinary College||Some implications of the scaling of work and power relating to animal form and gait | Legs as linkages|
|Thurs, 12/2||4pm||Jon Nations||UChicago Dept. of Geophysical Sciences||Function, history, and ecology in two exceptional (and exceptionally different) mammal radiations|
Students, please note: we request permission from our speakers to record their seminars via Zoom. If you have a time conflict, and would like to hear an EvMorph seminar this quarter that you are unable to join in real time, please email email@example.com to request access to the recording.
Did you miss a Spring Quarter EvMorph? Catch up now!
- Clare Baker, April 8 - The development and evolution of vertebrate lateral line electroreceptors
- Corina Tarnita, April 22 - The origin of biological construction: multicellularity, sociality, eusociality (annual Sewall Wright lecture)
- Josef Uyeda, May 6 - Making sense of macroevolution: State, rate and biological process knowledge
- Rosanna Zenil-Ferguson, May 20 - Integration of traits and diversification: Lessons from small and big phylogenies
Recordings from Spring Quarter EvMorph seminars only are available till the end of autumn quarter.