Lab Meetings

Fall 2017

28 November 2017 - 12:30pm
Topic: Extracting phenological metrics from butterfly monitoring GAMs
Lead: Elise Larsen

Developing a methodology for our phenological mismatch grant.

21 November 2017 - 12:30pm
Topic: Adaptive responses to environmental fitness landscapes
Lead: Judy Miller

Judy will talk about her work developing PDEs to test this long-standing theory in evolution about how species should (or should not) evolve when on an adaptive landscape.

7 November 2017 - 12:30pm
Topic: Energy & Climate Policy Research Seminar: Insights from China’s Wind Power Industry and Inherent Controversies of Chinese Industrial Upgrading
Lead: Julia Kirch Kirkegaard, Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford Business School

24 October 2017 - 12:30pm
Topic: ESA practice and planning for winter experiments

Mariana will give a practice talk for ESA

We will plan experiments for the winter

17 October 2017 - 12:30pm
Topic: Energy & Climate Policy Research Seminar: The Political Economy of Pricing Carbon for a 2C World
Lead: Joe Aldy, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Mortara Center for International Studies at 3600 N Street NW

3 October 2017 - 12:15pm
Topic: No lab meeting

I'll be out of town Monday-Wednesday

26 September 2017 - 12:30pm
Topic: Energy & Climate Policy Research Seminar: Club-Based Strategies for Regulating Soot (BC) and Methane in the Arctic: Implications for the Region and Global Cooperation on Climate Change
Lead: David Victor

Professor of International Relations and Director of the Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, UCSD.

19 September 2017 - 12:15pm
Topic: Phenological mismatch between caterpillar and hosts
Lead: Leslie Ries

We are having our project kick-off meeting here at Georgetown 9/15-17 so I'll outline our plans for the phenology project and how different activities in our lab are related. We will also review a recently released review of phenological...

12 September 2017 - 12:15pm
Topic: No lab meeting

Summer 2017

27 July 2017 - 2:00pm
Topic: Caterpillars Count!
Lead: Leslie Ries

We're going to talk about initiating caterpillars count here in the lab!

20 July 2017 - 2:00pm
Topic: Review of 2016 Silver-spotted Skipper results

6 July 2017 - 12:00pm
Topic: Lab project checkin
Lead: Leslie Ries

A check in on the various projects going on in the lab, ideas for independent projects

29 June 2017 - 12:00pm
Topic: Collaborator research on physiological constraints on population growth
Lead: Leslie Ries

I will be sharing research of Kelly Nail (University of MN) and Tyson Wyprich (North Carolina State University)

20 June 2017 - 12:00pm
Topic: Tardigrades!!

Lydia will talk about her exciting work with tardigrades

Spring 2017

25 April 2017 - 2:00pm
Topic: Trophic dynamics, climate change and snails
Lead: Kevin Scriber (Howard University)

Kevin will come share his research on snails, feeding dynamics, and climate.

4 April 2017 - 12:30pm
Topic: Energy Transitions
Lead: Kyle Meng

Kyle Meng of UCSB will give a talk on Energy Transitions.

28 March 2017 - 12:15am
Topic: Greenhouse work day

Where your grubby clothes folks! We're going to get dirty in the greenhouse!

22 March 2017 - 12:15am
Topic: Summer 2017 Experiment planning

Mariana will go over plans for the summer based on some results from last summer!

14 March 2017 - 12:30pm
Topic: TBD
Lead: Energy and Climate Series - David Victor

David Victor from UCSD will give a talk.

28 February 2017 - 1:00pm
Topic: Lecture and discussion with Exec. Secretary of UN Framework on Climate
Lead: Patricia Espoinosa (GU lecture)

Copley Formal Lounge

21 February 2017 - 12:15pm
Topic: No lab meeting
Lead: Leslie Ries

14 February 2017 - 12:15pm
Topic: Degree day follow up

We're going to continue our discussion!!!

7 February 2017 - 12:15pm
Topic: Climatic drivers of migration timing variation in monarchs

Naresh will present his work on monarch migration timing.

31 January 2017 - 12:15pm
Topic: Physiology Database update

Mariana will give us an update on the Physiology database

24 January 2017 - 12:15pm
Topic: Quantifying color - review manuscript
Lead: Elise Larsen

Elise will distribute her color manuscript to review.

Fall 2016

22 September 2016 - 2:00pm
Topic: Climate-driven ecological models

Discussion of climate models, dealing with uncertainty, downscaling and other related topics.
Reference: Littell, J. S., McKenzie, D., Kerns, B. K., Cushman, S., & Shaw, C. G. (2011). Managing uncertainty in climate‐driven ecological...

15 September 2016 - 2:00pm
Topic: Review of wing color manuscript
Lead: Elise Larsen

8 September 2016 - 2:00pm
Topic: Paper discussion

Development rates of the embryonic and immature stages of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), at constant and fluctuating temperatures by Bloomfield and Guillome