Seminars & Lectures

Institute for Biospheric Studies Seminars



YIBS/ESC Friday Noon Seminar Series

Location:  ESC 110, 21 Sachem Street, New Haven, CT

Light Lunch Served

12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM


FALL 2014 Schedule


September 12 , 2014
Speaker:  Gunter Wagner, Alison Richard Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Topic:  Catching a Tiger by the Toe:  Assigning Functions to get Genes and the Molecular Causes of Evolutionary Change

September 26, 2014
Speaker:  William Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics and Professor, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Topic:  TBA

October 10, 2014
Speaker:  Gisella Caccone, Sr. Research Scientist, Lecturer, Ecology & Evolutionary BiologySchool of Forestry & Environmental Studies, School of Public Health; Director, YIBS Molecular and Systematics Conservation Genetics Laboratory Center
Topic:  TBA

October 17, 2014
Speaker: Jed O. Kaplan, Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Topic:  Did Humans Affect Global Climate Before the Industrial Era?

October 31, 2014
Speaker: Giovanna Carpi, Gaylord Donnelley Postdoctoral Environmental Fellow, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology  and School Public Health
Topic:  TBA

November 14, 2014
Speaker:  Julie ZimmermanAssociate Director, Center for Green ChemistryDonna L. Dubinsky Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering & Applied ScienceSchool of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Topic: TBA


June 6, 2014
A study released this week by Mark Bradford, Assistant Professor at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and scientists from the University of Central...
June 5, 2014
Research by Dr. Peter F. Cowman, newly appointed Gaylord Donnelley Environmental Postdoctoral Associate in the Yale Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, is...
April 7, 2014
Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy was presented with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) International Award of Excellence in Conservation for his life-long work in...