Research Seminars

The Academy host a series of scientific seminars throughout the year sponsored by the Academy’s chapter of Sigma Xi. These technical seminars are intended for scientists and college-level students. Guests from other research and higher education institutions and organizations are encouraged to attend.

Those interested in presenting their research at the Academy should contact Makiri Sei at .

These seminars are typically held during the Fall, Winter, and Spring. All seminars are held at 12 noon in the Academy’s Ewell Sale Stewart Library & Archives unless otherwise noted.

Winter/Spring 2014

Friday,January 31
Ulrike Holzwarth, University of Bremen
"Separating Natural Variability from Anthropogenic Changes: an Example from Western Sahel"
Friday, September 19
Daniel Duran, Drexel University
"Using molecular data to test applied ecological and phylogeographic hypotheses in Dromochorus tiger beetles"
Friday, September 26
Justin Gerlach, Nature Protection Trust of Seychelles
“Icons of Extinction: Passenger Pigeons to Partula”
Friday, October 24
Jessica Ware, Rutgers University
Friday, November 7 
Ken Hayes, Howard University
"Evolution of Amphibiousness within the Ampullariidae (Mollusca: Caenogastropoda)"
Friday, November 21 
Sonja Hausmann, Academy of Natural Sciences
“A Diatom Journey from the Mid-Atlantic to the Arctic though Centuries, Millennia and Interglacials”
Friday, December 5 
Carlo Cunha, Capes Foundation