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Research Seminars are important weekly events in the E3B Department. They include a mix of invited speakers from other institutions or departments and members of the E3B community, including graduating Ph.D. students. They take place on Tuesdays at 4:10 PM and Thursdays at 2:30 PM.


EEEB G6300: E3B Research Seminars — 2023-2024

TUESDAYS, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. — Followed by a Q&A session.

** Scroll down for THURSDAY seminars **


Date: January 16
Speaker: Assistant Professor Job Candidate
Date: January 23
Speaker: Assistant Professor Job Candidate
Date: January 30
Speaker: Gabriela Schaepman-Strub
Affiliation: Associate Professor of Earth System Sciences, Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Title: Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in the New Arctic
Date: February 6
Speaker: Laura Boeschoten
Affiliation: Postdoc, E3B Columbia
Title: Tracing illegal timber and other cool stuff you can do with isotopes
Date: February 13
Speaker: Daniel Matute
Affiliation: Professor, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Title: The importance of Introgression in Evolution
Date: February 20
Speaker: No Seminar
Date: February 27
Speaker: Mercedes Pascual
Affiliation: Professor, Departments of Biology and Environmental Studies, New York University
Title: Hyper-diversity, frequency-dependent selection and tipping points in a host-pathogen system
Date: March 5
Speaker: Zuzana Burivalova
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Beyond carbon in nature-based climate solutions: documenting tropical forest biodiversity loss and recovery using sounds
Date: March 12
Speaker: NO SEMINAR - Spring Recess
Date: March 19
Speaker: David Timerman
Affiliation: Postdoc, E3B Columbia; Frontiers of Science Teaching Fellow
Title: Adapting to the Breeze: Liberating Plants from Pollinator Dependence
Date: March 26
Speaker: Justin Suraci
Affiliation: Senior Scientist, Conservation Science Partners
Title: Planning for human-wildlife coexistence in a changing world
Date: April 2
Speaker: Michelle Wong
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University
Title: Plant strategies in response to nutrient limitation in tropical and temperate forests
Date: April 9
Speaker: Mauricio Diazgranados
Affiliation: Chief Science Officer and Dean of the International Plant Science Center, NYBG
Title: Towards a global understanding of the utilized plant species diversity
Date: April 16
Speaker: Noah Snyder-Mackler
Affiliation: Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
Title: Unique adaptations of a grazing, high elevation primate
Date: April 23
Speaker: Stepfanie Aguillon
Affiliation: Stanford Science Fellow, Department of Biology, Stanford University
Title: Integrating genomics and behavioral ecology to understand speciation
Date: April 30
Speaker: Jay Schoen
Affiliation: PhD Exit Talk, E3B Columbia
Date: May 7
Speaker: Roi Ankori-Karlinsky
Affiliation: PhD Exit Talk, E3B Columbia

EEEB G6300: E3B Student Seminar Series — 2023 – 2024

THURSDAYS, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Date: January 18
Speaker: Assistant Professor Job Candidate
Date: January 25
Speaker: Assistant Professor Job Candidate
Date: February 1
Speaker: Assistant Professor Job Candidate
Date: February 8
Speaker: Julie Gan; Jessie Motes
Date: February 15
Speaker: Study Session
Date: February 22
Speaker: Patrick Namulisa
Date: February 29
Speaker: Elissa Sorojsrisom
Date: March 7
Speaker: TBD
Date: March 14
Speaker: NO SEMINAR - Spring Recess
Date: March 21
Speaker: Savannah Cooley
Date: March 28
Speaker: Alyssa Brown; Linghui Wu
Date: April 4
Speaker: Rin Krichilsky; Chenjie Xia; Maddy Dietrich
Date: April 11
Speaker: Yue Yang; Linnea Norton; Katherine Poulos
Date: April 18
Speaker: Erich Eberhard
Date: April 25
Speaker: Sarah Bruner
Affiliation: PhD Exit Talk, E3B Columbia
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