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 Hannah Meyer at hannah.meyer@yale.edu.

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

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Euan Nisbet, Professor of Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London
Topic: Rising Methane - Observational Insights into Methane Growth, and Practical Ways to meet the challenge

 

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virginia Pitzer, Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases), Yale School of Public Health
Topic: Environmental drivers of infectious disease dynamics: How do we distinguish causation from correlation?

 

Friday, February 18, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Luke Sanford, Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy and Governance, Yale School of the Environment
Topic: Impact evaluation using remote sensing and landscape counterfactuals

 

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Vanessa Ezenwa, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University
Topic: Social behavior and microbial infection: the bad, the good, and the utilitarian

 

Friday, March 4, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Jennifer Marlon, Research Scientist and Lecturer, Yale School of the Environment
Topic: How climate change experience and knowledge influence public understanding, concern, and policy support

 

Friday, March 11, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
José Paruelo, Professor, Faculty of Agronomy, University of Buenos Aires & YIBS Bass Scholar
Topic: Assessing functional diversity of ecosystems and socio-ecosystems

 

Friday, April 1, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Caroline Strömberg, Estella B. Leopold Professor in Biology, Department of Biology, University of Washington & YIBS Bass Scholar
Topic: Revealing the complex Cenozoic evolution of grassland ecosystems

 

Friday, April 8, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Greg Wilson Mantilla, Professor of Biology, University of Washington & YIBS Bass Scholar
Topic: Ecological radiations of mammals before and after the K/Pg mass extinction

 

Friday, April 15, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Meredith Holgerson, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University
Topic: Limnology underdogs: The ecological importance of pond ecosystems

 

Friday, April 22, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Rees Kassen, Professor, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa & YIBS Bass Scholar
Topic: From so simple a beginning: adaptation and diversification in microbial populations

 

Friday, April 29, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Alison Richard, Franklin Muzzy Crosby Professor Emerita of the Human Environment, Department of Anthropology, Yale University
Topic: Elephant bird enigmas