Seminars & Lectures

To participate in our virtual Friday (3:00 PM) seminars, please join our mailing list! You will receive the seminar login details each week (in the days prior to and the morning of the talk).

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Timothy Sandrey at

All listed times are in EST (local New Haven, CT time). Look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, September 29, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Anita Weissflog, Hutchinson Postdoctoral Associate, YSE,
Topic: Insects, fungi, and tropical tree diversity


Friday, October 6, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Hannah Greenwald Healy, YIBS Donnelley Postdoctoral Associate, SEAS,
Topic: Impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns on drinking water microbial abundance and community composition


Friday, October 13, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Heather LeClerc, YIBS Donnelley Postdoctoral Associate, SEAS,
Topic: Enabling the integrated biorefinery through continuous flow lignocellulose upgrading


Friday, October 27, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Katlin Schroeder, YIBS Donnelley Postdoctoral Associate, EPS,
Topic: Ontogenetic niche shift as a driver of community structure and diversity of non-avian dinosaurs


Friday, November 3, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Maya LaGrange Rao, YIBS Donnelley Postdoctoral Associate, EPS,
Topic: Assessing temperature-driven changes in coastal bioturbation at Willapa Bay, Washington


Friday, November 10, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Quentin Bateux, YIBS Hutchinson Postdoctoral Associate, SEAS,
Topic: Automating large scale trait extraction from plant imagery with computer vision: applications to herbarium specimens


Friday, December 1, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Nadia Zikiou, YIBS Hutchinson Postdoctoral Associate, CPSC,
Topic: Dynamic landscapes: exploring changes in land use, land cover, and fire severity in northern Algeria using spectral indices and machine learning