Ethan Thibault

On-campus seminars for the remainder of Spring 2020 are canceled. Some seminars will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams.

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

Spring 2020 Marvin Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Seminar Title
Jan 16 Open No Seminar
Jan 23 Open No Seminar
Jan 30 Dr. Josef Gorres, UVM Plant & Soil Science Alterations of Habitable Pore Space By Earthworms and Subsequent Effects on Soil Biogeochemistry
Feb 6 Morgan Southgate & Baxter Worthing, PBIO Graduate Students Micro- and macro- habitat differences among the members of the Adiantum pedatum complex at local and regional scales

Predictability, Plasticity and Poplar Populations
Feb 13 Dr. Michelle Facette, U Mass Amherst Form and function of grass stomata
Feb 20 Open Open
Feb 27 Dr. Emily Sessa, University of Florida Fern tales at two scales: Using phylogenetics to study historical biogeography in Africa and community assembly in Florida
Mar 5 Matt Grasso, PBIO Graduate Student Using droplet-microfluidics to fabricate tunable hydrogel microenvironments for regenerating plant protoplasts
Mar 12 Spring Break No Seminar
Mar 19 Eric Hagen & Grace Glynn, PBIO Field Naturalist Graduate Students Postponed because of Covid-19 social distancing
Mar 26 Blackboard Jungle Symposium No Seminar (Blackboard Jungle has been canceled, and we still won't have seminar)
Apr 2 Canceled Canceled
Apr 9 Charlotte Uden, PBIO Graduate Student (remotely via MS Teams; email plantbio@uvm.edu to request a link to the seminar meeting) Using forest composition predicted by LPJGUESS to understand the role of fire on the pre European landscape of the Northeastern United States
Apr 16 Connor Lewis, PBIO Graduate Student (remotely via MS Teams; email plantbio@uvm.edu to request a link to the seminar meeting) The Retriever Complex and Endosomal Trafficking in Plants
Apr 23 Morgan Southgate and Grace Glynn (joint talk), PBIO Graduate Students

Herbaceous species composition and edaphic variation in a post-agricultural floodplain forest

Apr 30 Aayudh Das & Berke Tinaz, PBIO Graduate Students Understanding how Pooideae stress adaptations explain climatic distributions
Medicago truncatula LATD/NIP expression and evolution of function
May 7 Eric Hagen & Grace Glynn, PBIO Field Naturalist Graduate Students Using relational values to guide biodiversity conservation in Vermont
Assessing the ecological integrity of Maine's salt marshes