Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Ecology and Evolution (E&E).

09
Jul
2020
12–12.30pm 9 July 2020
Stephanie Courtney Jones, Nicotra Group, E&E, RSB
The central islands of Indonesia, between Java, Bali and Kalimantan (Borneo) on the west and Papua on the east - are a living laboratory for the study of evolution, known as the Wallacea region.
09
Jul
2020
12.30–1pm 9 July 2020
Rob Lanfear, E&E, RSB
Having spent much of the last 15 years trying to improve molecular phylogenetics, I had formed the fairly firm view that my research was very interesting (of course!!!) but rather useless in the short term.
23
Jul
2020
4–5pm 23 July 2020
Vivek Nityananda, Newcastle University
Praying mantises are the only insects known to have stereo vision. We used a comparative approach to determine how the mechanisms underlying stereopsis in mantises differ from those underlying primate stereo vision.