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Zoology Seminars

Semester 2, 2022

When: Friday, 12:00 midday

Where: Benham Seminar Room (B215), Department of Zoology

Zoom link is available through the ZooBulletin or by contacting the organisers

15.July

Robert Poulin, Department of Zoology

What’s in a name? Gender bias and nepotism in the naming of species

22.July

Andrew Innes, Ecotago

Successes, challenges and the future of citizen science: Insights from over 10 years of leading citizen science programmes in Dunedin

29.July

Daniel Zamorano, Department of Zoology

Rivers as a potential dispersing agent of the invasive tree Acacia dealbata (silver wattle), an Australian species

5.August

Clement Lagrue, Department of Conservation, Dunedin

Aparima River Restoration Project: Can we use gravel extraction as a conservation tool?

12.August

Sridevi Bhamidipati, Plant and Food Research, Auckland

What can mayflies tell us about the origin of smell

19.August

Adria Eda, Department of Zoology

Metagenomics analysis of cutaneous microbiome of New Zealand’s endemic frogs (genus Leiopelma) associated with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis

26.August

Marc Schallenberg, Department of Zoology

Trophic cascades: Food web manipulation to improve lake water quality

2.September

Mid-semester break – No Seminar

9.September

Priscila Madi Salloum, Department of Zoology

From shell shape to whole genome: shedding light on adaptive variation of a New Zealand chiton

16.September

Motia Ara, Department of Zoology

Evolutionary history and effects of landlocking on New Zealand smelts

23.September

Lucila Babio, Department of Zoology

Vitellogenesis in the shortfinned eel, Anguilla australis. Physiology of vitellogenin uptake and its receptor system

30.September

Xuhong Chai, Department of Zoology

Parasite community ecology and evolution of deep-sea fish

7.October

Alexander Tupps, Department of Physiology

TBA

14.October

Jerusha Bennett, Department of Zoology

Otago’s coastal marine ecosystem from a parasites perspective; biodiversity, life cycles and food webs

Contacts: Zoology Reception (479-7976) or Paul Szyszka (e-mail

     

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