Evolution

Recommended Readings: Joel E. Cohen, Ph.D., Dr.P.H. Monday April 12, 2021

By |2021-04-01T22:51:20+00:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Computational Biology, Evolution, Mathematics/Physics, Monday Lecture Series via Zoom webinars, Organismal Biology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , , |

Webinar Monday Lecture Series  (open to the Rockefeller community) Monday, April 12, 2021 Joel E. Cohen, Ph.D., Dr.P.H. Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor and Head Laboratory of Populations                                                The Rockefeller University                                How Does Your Variance Change with Your Mean? And Tales of Heavy Tails Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Xu, Meng; Cohen, Joel E. (2021). Spatial [...]

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Recommended Readings: Rosemary Gillespie, Ph.D. Friday March 5, 2021

By |2021-02-25T15:35:25+00:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Conservation Biology, Evolution, Friday Lecture Series via Zoom webinars, Insect Biology, Recommended Readings, Systematic Entomology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Webinar Friday Lecture Series (open to the Tri-I community) Friday, March 5, 2021 Rosemary Gillespie, Ph.D. Professor and Schlinger Chair in Systematic Entomology Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management University of California       Adaptive Radiation on Oceanic Islands: Isolation and Connection, Repeatability and Serendipity  Recommended Readings: Science News Brett Israel. How brightly colored spiders [...]

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Recommended Readings: Gaby Maimon, Ph.D. Monday November 16, 2020

By |2020-11-02T20:40:16+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Cell Biology, Computational Biology, Evolution, Mathematics/Physics, Neurosciences and Behavior, Organismal Biology, Webinar Monday Lecture Series|Tags: , , , , , |

Webinar Monday Lecture Series  (open to the Tri-I community) Monday, November 16, 2020 Gaby Maimon, Ph.D Associate Professor and Head Laboratory of Integrative Brain Function The Rockefeller University                                                         How Brains Add Vectors Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Lyu, C., Abbott, L.F., and Maimon, G . (2020) A neuronal circuit for vector addition builds an allocentric [...]

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Recommended Readings: Michael O’Donnell, Ph.D., Monday March 2, 2020

By |2020-02-14T20:36:43+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Chemical Biology, Evolution, Monday Lectures, Organismal Biology, Recommended Readings, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures    Monday, March 2, 2020 4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Michael O'Donnell, Ph.D. Anthony and Judith Evnin Professor and Head Laboratory of DNA Replication The Rockefeller University What’s New in DNA Replication?   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Lewis, Jacob S.; Spenkelink, Lisanne M.; Schauer, Grant D.; et al. (2020). Tunability of DNA Polymerase [...]

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Recommended Readings: Peter Tyack, Ph.D. Friday January 24, 2020

By |2020-01-22T19:07:53+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Environmental Science, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Marine Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures   Friday, January 24, 2020  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Peter Tyack, Ph.D. Professor School of Biology University of St. Andrews How Can Mammals Learn New Vocalizations and Can Humans Learn How to Reduce Environmental Stressors to Maintain Critical Ecosystem Functions?   Recommended Readings: Science News Carolyn Wilke. Some mama whales may whisper to keep [...]

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Recommended Readings: Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D. Monday December 9, 2019

By |2019-12-03T18:48:39+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Chemical Biology, Evolution, Monday Lectures, Neurosciences and Behavior, Organismal Biology, Recommended Readings, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, December 9, 2019  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Vanessa Ruta, Ph.D. Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Associate Professor and Head Laboratory of Neurophysiology and Behavior                                                         The Rockefeller University                          Themes and Variations: Circuit Mechanisms of Behavioral Evolution   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Handler, Annie; Graham, Thomas G. W.; Cohn, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Li Zhao, Ph.D. Monday April 15, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:22+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Computational Biology, Evolution, Genetics, Genomics, Mathematics/Physics, Monday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, April 15, 2019  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Li Zhao, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics The Rockefeller University The Origin and Evolution of De Novo Genes   Recommended Readings: Empirical Articles Matthews, Benjamin J.; Dudchenko, Olga; Kingan, Sarah B.; et al. (2018). Improved reference genome of [...]

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Recommended Readings: David Baker, Ph.D. Friday January 11, 2019

By |2019-08-02T18:54:23+00:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , |

  Friday Lectures Friday, January 11, 2018  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium David Baker Ph.D. Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Institute for Protein Design University of Washington The Coming of Age of De Novo Protein Design Recommended Readings: Science News Scientists program proteins to pair exactly. December 19, 2018. Science Daily Empirical Articles Shen, [...]

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Recommended Readings: Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D. Monday April 9, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:12+00:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Evolution, Genetics, Genomics, Monday Lectures, Neurosciences and Behavior, Organismal Biology|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, April 9, 2018  4:00 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D. Stanley S. and Sydney R. Shuman Associate Professor and Head Laboratory of Social Evolution and Behavior The Rockefeller University The Evolution of Eusociality in Ants Recommended Readings: Science News Substance that guides ant trail is produced by symbiotic bacteria. April 9, 2018. [...]

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Recommended Readings: Erich Jarvis, Ph.D. Friday March 2nd, 2018

By |2019-08-02T18:55:12+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Computational Biology, Evolution, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Neurosciences and Behavior, Organismal Biology|Tags: , , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, March 2nd, 2018  3:45 p.m. Caspary Auditorium Erich Jarvis, Ph.D. Professor and Head Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language The Rockefeller University Insights from non-human animals into the neurobiology of spoken language  Recommended Readings: Science News Jordana Cepelewicz. In Birds’ Songs, Brains and Genes, He Finds Clues to Speech. (2018, Jan 30). Quanta [...]

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