Molecular Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Environment Centre Wales - Autumn 2018

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Thursday 18th October

Identification, ecology, and function of armillaria species on oak in Chestnut Wood, Forest of Dean
Mallory Diggens – School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University

Thursday 25th October

Detecting threatened fish communities in a river system using eDNA
Dr. Jennifer Shaw - Land and Water Business Unit, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Thursday 1st November - F16 Memorial

Testing the role of epigenetics in ecological speciation of cichlid fishes
Prof. George Turner – School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University

Thursday 15th November

Lighting up the Night- Ecological Impacts of Artificial Lighting on Anurans
Alexander Harcourt – School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University

Thursday 29th November

Microscope or MinION? Identifying allergenic tree pollen from eDNA air-samples
Anna Egerton – School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University

Thursday 13th December - F16 Memorial

Thumbing a ride: the extent of hitchhiking in the Arabidopsis thaliana genome
Dr. Thomas Brekke – School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University

11:00 ECW ground floor seminar room, join us for coffee & cake at 10:45