Seminars 2018-2019

    Scientific Seminars of the Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology and of the Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, during the Fall Semester of the 2018/2019 Academic  Year

    Place: Seminar Room No. 223, 2nd Floor, Institute of Evolution, Multipurpose Building, University of Haifa.
    Time: Seminars begins on the stated date at 12:15, unless a different hour is announced


    Date Speaker Title
    Oct. 15th

    Jason Chapman

    University of Exeter, UK

    Chasing the High Fliers: Radar Studies of Insect Migration
    Oct 22nd  

    Liran Carmel

    Hebrew University

    Paleo-epigenetics: Studying human evolution using DNA methylation maps
    Oct. 29th

    Dan Tawfik

    Weizmann Institute

    Chance and pleiotropy dominate genetic diversity in complex bacterial environments
    Nov. 5th

    Amos Bouskila

    Ben-Gurion University

    Decision Making in the Dark: What Information Can Lead a Lizard to Abandon a Deep Nesting Site She Excavates?
    Nov. 12th  

    Dale Frank


    Elucidating the evolutionarily changing functions of Meis TALE-Homeobox proteins during nervous system development in Metazoans (and Not!)
    Nov. 19th  

    Philippos Papathanos

    The Hebrew University

    Engineering invasive Y chromosomes for insect control
    Nov. 26th

    Eyal Rahav

    National Institute of Oceanography

    The hitchhiker’s guide to bacterial transport: the role of viable dust-borne microbes deposition into marine environments
    Dec. 3rd

    Gal Ribak

    Tel Aviv University

    What can insect flight biomechanics tell us about the evolution, ecology and physiology of insects?
    Dec. 10th

    Yuval Nov

    The University of Haifa

    Music, evolution, and genetics
    Dec. 17th

    Michal Segoli

    Ben-Gurion University

    What do we know about biological nitrogen fixation in insects? Evidence and implications for the insect and the ecosystem
    Dec. 24th  

    Sagi Snir

    University of Haifa

    Human Epigenetic Aging is Logarithmic with Time across the Entire Life Span
    Dec. 31st             

    Burt Kotler

    Ben-Gurion University

    Scales: Etudes on the foraging ecology of desert rodents at different spatial and temporal scales, from micropatch selection to intercontinental consequences of macroevolutionary advances
    Jan. 7th

    Guido Sessa

    Tel Aviv University

    Manipulation of plant immunity by Xanthomonas type III secreted effectors
    Jan. 14th

    Benjamin Podbilewicz


    Origins and evolution of cell fusion

    Organizers: Adi Livnat and Eran Tauber. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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