Biology & Paleo Environment Events

For upcoming seminars, see our calendar here.

Current Seminar Organizers: Cassaundra Meyers and Samuel Phelps


Wednesday April 23rd @ 1:15 pm, Comer Seminar Room, Scott Hynek, Postdoctoral Scholar, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University. Host: Kevin Uno

"Rodent teeth and a 2,000 km3 salt deposit: Environmental records of tectonics, climate, and ecology in the Central Andes."


Wednesday April 16th @ 1:15 pm, Comer Seminar Room, Nigel D'Souza, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, LDEO

"The Impact of Natural Oil Seeps on Phytoplankton in the Gulf of Mexico."


Wednesday April 9th @ 1:15 pm, Comer Seminar Room, Luciana Santoferrara, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Connecticut. Host: Andrew Juhl

"Diversity of eukaryotic microbes: from morphology to environmental sequencing in planktonic ciliates"

**Please note that there is no seminar on April 2nd**


Wednesday March 26th @ 1:15 pm, Comer Seminar Room, Paul Koch, Professor, UC Santa Cruz. Host: Heather Ford

"Shifting Baselines Around Antarctica:

Using Mummies to Understand the Vulnerability of Seals to Climate Change."


Wednesday March 19th @ 1:15 pm, Comer Seminar Room, Natalie Boelman, Adjunct Assistant Professor, LDEO

"ABOVE: The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment.

The inside scoop on NASA Terrestrial Ecology's next major field campaign."


Wednesday March 12th @ 1:30 pm, **Seismology Seminar Room**, Aubrey Hillman, PhD Candidate, University of Pittsburgh. 

Host: Pratigya Polissar (contact if interested in meeting with speaker)

 "Characterizing Long-Term Human Impacts to the Landscape using Lake Sediment Records from Southwestern China."


 Wednesday March 5th @ 1.15 pm, Jesse Farmer

Grad student @ LDEO.

"Can Sea Surface temperature records improve our understanding of Late Holocene sea level variability"