MCZ seminar series

The Museum of Comparative Zoology seminar series takes place every other Monday at 12-1pm in the seminar room MCZ101.

Since 2015, I am the coordinator for MCZ seminar series. If you have any questions about the seminars and/or if you want to give a talk please contact me. 

Presentations 2016:

01/25 Uterine molecular changes during pregnancy in Australian marsupials: implications for the evolution of mammalian pregnancy - Melanie Laird, Graduate student at University of Sydney, currently visiting the Haig lab

02/07 Flexibility and constraint in the evolution of gene expression and behavior - Eva Fischer, Postdoctoral Fellow in the O'Connell Lab, Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University

02/22 Kin negotiations and reproductive timing in humans - Cristina Moya, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Culture, Cognition & Coevolution Lab, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

02/29 Physical limits of animal chewing - Emmanuel Virot, Postdoctoral Fellow, SMRLab, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University,

03/07 CANCELLED - Mike Shapiro, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Utah, visiting the Hoekstra Lab


03/28 James Higham, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, New York University -

04/04 Evolution of an Old World Pathogen to a New World Host - Lori Shapiro, OEB postdoctoral research fellow, Naomi Pierce and Roberto Kolter labs 

04/18 Cancelled

04/25 Otto X. Cordero, Assistant Professor, Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

05/09 Insect-plant interactions: case studies on the drivers of insect diversity and the proliferation of plant defenses - Dr. Martin Volf, Postdoc, Czech Academy of Sciences,

05/16 Analysis of post-embryonic development in shaping the evolution of the skeleton - Matthew Harris, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School