Ethan Thibault

Seminars for the Fall 2020 semester are being held remotely via Microsoft Teams on Thursdays 4:15-5:15. If you would like to attend, please email to request a link to the live-streaming seminar.

The current seminar schedule is posted below. Marvin Seminar schedules for previous academic years can be accessed here.

Fall 2020 Marvin Seminar Schedule

DateSpeakerSeminar Title
Sep 17Dr. Jane Molofsky, UVM Plant BiologyCANCELED (Taming the Black Swan: An ecological approach to controlling  SARS-Cov-2)
Sep 24Dr. Hosna Jabbari, University of Victoria, BCCOVID-19: past, present, future
Oct 1OpenOpen
Oct 8


Dr. Jeanne Harris, UVM Plant BiologyThe quest for the top 10 unanswered questions in molecular plant-microbe interactions
Oct 15OpenOpen
Oct 22Dr. Iván Jiménez, Missouri Botanical GardenThe Nature of Espeletia Species
Oct 29Dr. Michael Sundue, UVM Plant BiologyUsing Large-Scale Integrative Analyses to Understand Global Patterns of Fern Diversity
Nov 5Bertrand Black, UVM Plant Biology Graduate StudentHistorical biogeography of the Lastreopsid ferns (Dryopteridaceae): what is the role of Antarctica?
Nov 12Rachel Wilson, UVM Plant Biology Graduate StudentIs VTI13 involved in turnover of plasma membrane proteins needed for growth?
Nov 19Anoob Prakash, UVM Plant Biology Graduate StudentClimate Adaptation in Red Spruce: determinate growth in an increasingly indeterminate world
Nov 26No SeminarThanksgiving
Dec 3Dr. Sally Aitken, University of British ColumbiaLong, slow lives facing rapid change: Climate adaptation in conifers
Dec 10Sandra Nnadi, UVM Plant Biology Graduate StudentExamining effects of the fungal microbiome on interactions with pollinators in highbush blueberry