Fall S​emester

​Date & Abstract​Speaker​Title
Oct. 16, 2018 Marco Ferrante, Aarhus University, Denmark“Using artificial sentinel prey to quantify predation intensity under field conditions"
Nov. 6, 2018, Tsevi Beatus, The Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem“The flight-control reflexes in the fruit fly"
Nov. 13, 2018 Efrat Sheffer, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,  The Hebrew University, Rechovot“Fixing the nitrogen gap: the ecology of nitrogen fixation in Mediterranean ecosystems"
Nov. 20, 2018 Mark Shein-Idelson , The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University“A dragons view on the evolution of cortical computation"
Nov. 27, 2018 Elizabeth Warburton, Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Ben-Gurion University“A two-way street: Bidirectional fitness effects in host-parasite interactions using a rodent-flea system"
Dec. 4, 2018 Fengqun Meng, Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Ben-Gurion University“The unique interaction between the summer annual desert plant Salsola inermis and weevil beetles residing on its roots: Mutualism or parasitism?"
Dec. 11, 2018 Yuval Gottlieb,  Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University, Rechovot“Evolution and function of symbionts in ticks"
Dec. 18, 2018 Tomer Gueta,  Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technion, Israel“Biodiversity research in the era of big-data"
Dec. 25, 2018 Alon Silberbush, Department of Biology, Haifa University-Oranim “The effects of kairomones on mosquito life history traits"
Jan. 1, 2019

Neta Manela, Department of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University 

Concluding seminar: “Spatio-temporal germination dynamics in Mediterranean woodlands”​

Jan. 8, 2019 Maria Arroyave, Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Ben-Gurion University

Concluding seminar: Consequences of neighboring plants on species responses to abiotic stress

​Jan. 9, 2019

​Hazel Nichols and Kevin Arbuckle, Swansea University

Cobras, Cuckoos and Cooperative Breeders: a trilogy of talks on behaviour and evolution

​Jan. 30, 2019 Special Seminar

​Gili Greenbaum
Department of Biology,
Stanford University

​Diseases, Ecology, and Evolution in the Interaction Between Neanderthals and Modern Humans

​Jan. 31, 2019 Special Seminar

​Klaus Birkhofer
Department of Ecology,
Brandenburg University of
Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Cottbus, Germany

​Climate Change and Biological Control

​Feb. 5, 2019 Special Seminar

Robert D. Holt University of Florida

​Niche Conservatism, Evolution, and Applied Ecology: Theoretical Perspectives