Events



Climate Change Consequences for Plants, Whose Lives Depend on the Sun.

Brenda Casper, Chair of Earth and Environmental Science, Professor of Biology, Brent Helliker, Professor of Biology
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Plants are already showing the impact of human-induced climate change: they’re flowering earlier, shifting their growing range, and climbing mountains, all the while saving us from even greater climate-change impacts…



Monitoring and forecasting epidemic outbreaks in real-time using multiple data sources and machine learning techniques: Applications to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

MathBio Seminar
Mauricio Santillana from Harvard University
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The next talk at the mathematical biology seminar will be tomorrow (Tuesday, October 19) at 4pm. Our speaker is Mauricio Santillana from Harvard University, whose talk is titled "Monitoring and forecasting epidemic…



Hidden Forces: Unconscious Bias at Work

Department of Biology Seminar Series
Ralph DeLucia, Associate Director
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This program considers how forms of bias are reflected in our prejudicial, stereotypical, and assumptive belief structures that can have a detrimental impact on our academic culture and our interpersonal interactions…



Feedbacks between symbiotic nitrogen fixation and temperature Seminar

Department of Biology Seminar Series
Dr. Duncan Menge, Columbia University
- | Leidy 10 Auditorium

Nitrogen plays multiple key roles in climate change. Trees currently absorb about 1/3 of human-caused CO2 emissions, but their ability to continue to do so depends on how much nitrogen they can access. Thus, nitrogen…



Architectural foundations of animal social behavior

Department of Biology Seminar Series
Dr. Mark Laidre, Dartmouth College
- | Leidy 10 Auditorium

Seminar with Dr. Mark Laidre

Dartmouth University

Host: Marc Schmidt

 



SARS-CoV-2 genome evolution within a university community

Department of Biology Seminar Series
Gregory Wray, Duke University
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During the 2020-2021 academic year, many universities adopted surveillance programs to identify active cases of covid-19 with the goal of reducing transmission. At Duke…



Seminar with Roger Hanlon

Department of Biology Seminar Series
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Seminar with Roger Hanlon

Marine Biological Laboratory

Host: Lawrence Rome



How to make a fighting fish: the genetics of domestication of Betta splendens Seminar

Department of Biology Seminar Series
Dr. Andres Bendesky, Columbia University
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Seminar with Andres Bendesky

Columbia University

Host: Yun Ding

twitter: @bendesky

https://zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/andres-bendesky-md…