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2014 Seminar Schedule

October

Pollination biology and breeding systems of NZ alpine plants

Dr Janice Lord
Department of Botany, University of Otago
8th October

September

4th Year Student Talks

Tom Gillespie, Dylan Jones, Andy Nielsen, Tosca Mannall
3rd September

4th Year Student Talks

Jacob Manning, Sasha Rozhkova, Roland Taylor
10th September

The ecology of the invasive kelp Undaria pinnatifida: functioning at an ecosystem level

Rocio Suarez Jimenez
Department of Botany, University of Otago
17th September

Arctic biodiversity in space and time: Who is who, who is where and why?

Dr Pernille Bronken Eidesen
UNIS Svalbard
24th September

August

Mechanisms governing degradation of phytoplankton pigments in fjords

Susanne Schueller
Department of Marine Sciences, University of Otago
6th August

Assisting your postgraduate students to write

Dr Clinton Golding
HEDC, University of Otago
13th August

Where does all the nitrogen go? Understanding nitrogen cycling from source to sink

Dr Sergio Morales
Department of Microbiology, University of Otago
20th August

July

Payments for Ecosystem Services - A Marriage of Ecology and Economics

Sean Weaver
Carbon Partnership, Nelson
16th July

Photosynthesis in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 under low-oxygen conditions

Tim Crawford
Departments of Biochemistry and Botany, University of Otago
30th July

May

‘Virgin birth’ in plants: A transcriptomics approach to study apomixis in Hieracium

Azieb Woldetinsae
Department of Botany, University of Otago
7th May

Using vegetation as a natural passive sampler for organic contaminants in air

Dr Kim Hagemann
Department of Chemistry, University of Otago
14th May

Non-convergence and non-determinism in global patterns of vegetation structure and biome distribution

Glenn Moncrieff
Institute of Physical Geography, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
21st May

28th May – last week of semester no seminar

April

Title to be announced

Professor Jason Tylianakis
Department of Biological Science, University of Canterbury
2nd April

Title to be announced

Dr Katja Schweikert
Department of Botany, University of Otago
9th April

Title to be announced

Associate Professor Russell Poulter
Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago
16th April

23rd April – mid semester break no seminar

Title to be announced

Jay Iwasaki and Max Buxton
Department of Botany, University of Otago
30th April 

March

Bull-kelp: a model system for marine connectivity?

Professor Jon Waters
Department of Zoology, University of Otago
5th March

12th March TBA

Leaf phenology: from global patterns to leaf-level processes

Robert Buitenwerf
19th March

A brief history of photosynthesis research

Professor Julian Eaton-Rye
Department of Biochemistry, University of Otago
26th March

February

IPCC and the 5th assessment report

Professor Ulf Molau
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
26th February