Biology is fundamental to our changing world. The 21st century challenge for our students, our scholars, and the greater society is to understand our place in this changing world and to create fundamental knowledge for informed policies, economies, and social structure.

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Evolutionary dynamics of cooperation via indirect reciprocity

Dr. Taylor Kessinger, Penn Postdoctoral Researcher
- | Leidy Room 10

Abstract: We live in a society. Societies depend on cooperation between unrelated individuals who have little prospect for repeated interactions––and thus little clear incentive to cooperate. How can we resolve this…

Seminar with Paul Atzberger

Paul Atzberger, University of California Santa Barbara
- | Online Only

Mechanisms of climate change resilience in reef-building corals

Dr. Katie Barott, University of Pennsylvania
- | Leidy Room 10


Environmental variability is predicted to promote stress tolerance by selecting for phenotypic plasticity. However, the influence of environmental variability (e.g. diel fluctuations in seawater…