The Evolutionary Morphology Seminar Series brings students, faculty, and the broader evolutionary biology community together for presentations on a vast array of topics.
Our Winter Quarter 2022 lineup still is being finalized; see below for our distinguished speakers and seminar titles (and check for updates):
|Thurs, 1/13||4pm||Kara Feilich||UChicago, Organismal Biology & Anatomy||Swimming lessons: A trait-based approach to organismal performance and biodiversity|
|Thurs, 1/20||4pm||Mark W. Westneat & Callum F. Ross||UChicago, Organismal Biology & Anatomy||Evolutionary biomechanics of vertebrate feeding: New approaches, exciting frontiers, and novel insights|
|Thurs, 1/27||4pm||Melissa Kemp||UT-Austin, Integrative Biology||Postponed to Spring Quarter 2022|
|Thurs, 2/10||4pm||Nick Crouch||UChicago, GeoSci postdoc||Macroevolutionary radiations and the formation of regional species assemblages|
|Thurs, 2/24||4pm||Sara Ruane||Field Museum, Herpetology||Study Snakes! What would you want to do that for?|
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 Autumn Quarter EvMorph? Catch up now!
- Evan Saitta, Field Museum, Oct. 7 - Molecular fossil hunting: Analytical and experimental taphonomy
- Jingmai O'Connor, Field Museum, Oct. 21 - The importance of the Jehol Lagerstatten in understanding the evolution of modern avian physiology
- Jim Usherwood, Royal Veterinary College, Nov. 11 - Some implications of the scaling of work and power relating to animal form and gait | Legs as linkages
- Jon Nations, UChicago Dept. of Geophysical Sciences, Dec. 2 - Function, history, and ecology in two exceptional (and exceptionally different) mammal radiations
Recordings from Autumn Quarter EvMorph seminars are available till the end of winter quarter.