. . . Friday, September 20. This week, Faith Hardin will lead our discussion. Attached is a paper on how nest helpers may reduce telomere attrition for dominant female breeders in a cooperatively breeding warbler. It's an interesting paper that should elicit questions about the role of related and non-related helpers and the role of […]
. . . Friday, October 11. Join us on Friday at 4PM at O'Bannon's to discuss sex-specific parasite effects in birds. Erin Nguyen will lead the discussion.
. . . Friday, October 25. This week, Gaston Jofre will present a paper that proposes word choice is guided by positive frequency-dependent selection - a bias that makes speakers disproportionately likely to use the words that most others use. Come join the discussion at O'Bannon's at 4PM on Friday. Hope to see everyone there!
. . . Friday, November 8. This week Emma Lehmberg will present a paper discussing the collective intelligence of slime molds. Come join the discussion at O'Bannon's at 4PM on Friday. Hope to see everyone there!
. . . Friday, November 15. Natalie Hamilton will present a paper discussing a hot debate in taxonomy: whether a photograph can be a type specimen or not. The main article is Krell and Marshall. Attached are two other short opinion pieces on the matter. People might find it interesting to know just HOW heated […]
Hi all, Hope everyone had a great break. This semester, the EEB journal club will be coordinated by myself (Zach Hancock) and Emma Lehmberg. The first meeting will be this Friday at 4:00 on the 2nd Floor of Butler Hall in room 202. We will be meeting in what is lovingly referred to as "Huxley's […]