Each Friday during the academic year the department offers a Friday afternoon seminar featuring special speakers and visiting scholars. Seminars are held at 3:30 pm in the Science and Engineering Hall Lehman Auditorium (B1270). See below for our most current seminars.


October 23

Sharing taxonomic research to benefit life sciences at large: open access, unique identifiers, and cybertaxonomic tools

Torsten Dikow, Smithsonian Institute

Hosted by Dr. Gustavo Hormiga


October 30

The whys and hows of oviductal sperm storage in domesticated birds

Murray Bakst, USDA

SEH B1270

Hosted by Dr. Mollie Manier


November 6

Ant bridge too far - Living architectures in New World army ants

Simon Garnier, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Hosted by Dr. Scott Powell


November 13



November 20

Bob Cox, University of Virginia

Hosted by Dr. Mollie Manier


November 27

No seminar


December 4