April 2014

Historical genomics of maize breeding: The impacts of drift and selection on maize in the 20th century
Date: Thursday, April 24, 4:10 p.m.
Location: A149 Plant and Soil Science Building
Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, University of California-Davis, Department of Plant Sciences
Series: HRT/PSMS Spring 2014 Seminar Series Plant Breeding Genetics and Biotechnology Graduate Student Invited Speaker
Note: Refreshments will be served at 4 p.m.

Natural enemies, chemical defense divergence and the evolution of habitat specialization in Amazonian protium (Burseraceae) trees
Date: Friday, April 25, 10:45 a.m.
Location: Stack 237
Speaker: Paul Fine, UC Berkeley
Host: Kellogg Biological Station

Rethinking Sustainable Development: Coupled Ecological and Social Change
Date: Friday, April 25, 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: 457 Berkey Hall
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Dietz, ESPP, Sociology, CSIS and Animal Studies
Host: Sociology
Series: Sociology Seminar Series

Migratory Behavior of Captive Blue-winged Teals (Anas Discors)
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 11:00 a.m.
Location: 1425 Biomedical Physical Sciences Building
Speaker: Jessica L. Caton, Master of Science degree candidate, Fisheries and Wildlife
Host: Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Series: MS Defense Seminars

May 2014

Managing Nutrients for Both Food Security and Environmental Sustainability in China
Date: Friday, May 2, 10:30 a.m.
Location: 115 Manly Miles Building
Speaker: Professor Fusuo Zhang, Director of Center for Resources, Environmental and Food Security, China Agricultural University
Host: Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability

June 2014

Adaptation in the Great Lakes Region Conference
Date: Tuesday, June 24, All day
Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Host: Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan, the Great Lakes Adaptation Assessment for Cities, the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments, the American Society of Adaptation Professionals, and the Institute for Sustainable Communities.
Contact: Missy Stults
Note: More details about the event, including a call for proposals, will be available early in the New Year.

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