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Lunch Bunch

Research Design in the Study of Animal Social Behavior
Mike Sheehan

A weekly discussion group for the evaluation of ongoing research projects - not necessarily finished products - in areas related to animal behavior.

Neurobiology and Behavior graduate students studying animal behavior are encouraged to sign up to present once every year, especially those students in their second year and beyond. Students, post-docs and faculty from any field are welcome to both present and attend.

Fall 2016

Tuesdays, 12:20-1:30 PM, W358 Mudd Hall
To schedule a date, contact (Saundra Anderson)

Possible Topic
August 23 Michael Sheehan Genomic insights into the evolution of individual recognition in the paper wasp Polistes fuscatus.
August 30 Bryan Yu Guo - Learning Sciences program at Northwestern University Teaching Students from Grade School to Grad School about Swarm Intelligence, Evolution, and Other Big Ideas with Agent-Based Modeling. More details.
September 6 Mingzi Xu Signals and mate search of Laupala in a sympatric population
—what a 10-day field trip to Hawaii has taught me
September 13 Samantha Carouso Socially guided vocal learning in birds.
September 20 Mickey Pardo Social cognition in a cooperative bird: what acorn woodpeckers know about their neighbors.
September 27 Laura Schoenle Surviving or thriving with malaria?: the role of stress hormones in mediating resistance and tolerance.
October 4 Becky Cramer Using simulations to separate male and sperm quality, copulation and fertilization success
October 11 FALL BREAK  
October 18 Julie Miller Evolution and function of network topolgy in ant colonies
October 25 Joel Tripp Brain transcriptomic insights into reproductive behavior plasticity
November 1 Gavin Leighton Genes (or the lack thereof) Associated with Behavioral Caste in the Ant Temnothorax rugatulus
November 8 Josh LaPergola Update on Proyecto Carpintero.
November 15 Melissah Rowe ( University of Oslo)  
November 22 Callum Kingwell  
November 29 Maria Modanu  

Previous Semester Schedules
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