Seminars 2013-2014

    Scientific Seminars of the Department of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology and of the Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, during the 2nd Semester of the 2013/2014 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 12:00, unless a different hour is announced


    Date Lecturer Affiliation Title of the lecture
    February 17, 2014
    Dr. Asaf Sadeh Department of Entomology and the Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis Cannibalism, population structure and disease dynamics: implications for conservation and biocontrol
    February 24, 2014  Prof. Alan Templeton Dept. of Biology, Washington University in St.
    Louis; and also University of Haifa

    Co-adaptation of the vitamin D receptor and skin color-determining genes during humans' venture out of Africa

    March 3, 2014  Prof. E. Trifonov Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa Strong nucleosomes: structural signature of centromeres
    March 10, 2014  Dr. Uri Shanas University of Haifa & Oranim Behavioral approaches to conservation challenges
    March 17, 2014  Dr. Yoav Soen Weizmann Institute of Science Non-Mendelian mechanisms of inheritance of a response to environmental stress
    March   24, 2014  Dr. Amit Lerner  Israel National Institute of Oceanography Light polarization in ocean: the secret cue of plankton and planktivors
    March 31, 2014    Dr. Irena Manov Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa Cancer as a model of microevolution. How do cancer cells become resistant to chemotherapy, and does host response influence cancer progression?
    April 7, 2014  Prof. Abraham Hefetz Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University Social conflicts and their resolution-the case of the bumble bee Bombus terrestris
     May, 12, 2014 Dr. Hanan Sela Institute for Cereal Crops Improvement, Tel Aviv University Alleleic diversity of disease resistance genes in wild and domesticated wheat
     May, 19,  2014 Prof. Dan Tawfik Weizmann Institute of Science Biological messiness and the origins of evolutionary innovations
    May,  26, 2014 Prof. Abraham Korol Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa Variation of recombination in the context of evolution: random or regulated?  
    June 2, 2014  Dr. Itay Mayrose Department of Molecular Biology and Ecology of Plants, Tel Aviv University  The evolutionary consequences of whole genome duplications
    9 June, 2014 Dr. Hila Toledano Department of Human Biology, University of Haifa To be announced

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