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 seminars@ansp.org .

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 2015

Friday,January 23
Gizelle Batomalaque, Drexel University
“The Molecular Phylogeny of the Philippine Bradybaenidae (Mollusca: Eupulmonata)”
Friday, February 6
Eric Dewar, Suffolk University
"Recovering Behavior from the Skeleton: Seals, Hyenas, and Fossil Mammals”
Friday, February 20
Jessica Ware,Rutgers University
TBA
Friday, March 6
Anthony Geneva, Rochester University
“Speciation in Anolis lizards”
Friday, March 27
Enric Planas I Figueras, University of Barcelona
"Spiders as models for Mediterranean biogeography"
Friday, April 3
Tiago Carvalho, ANSP
"Species Diversity, Relationships and Evolution of the Banjo Catfish (Siluriformes: Aspredinidae)"
Friday, April 10
Alina Freire-Fierro, ANSP/Drexel
“iDigBio: Useful Resources for Research and Management of Natural History Collections.”
Friday, April 17
John Sime, ANSP
"Two-hundred Years of Invertebrate Paleontology at the Academy: From the Beginnings of Historical Geology to the Future of Paleobiology"
Friday, May 1
Robin Abell, ANSP
TBA
Friday, May 8
Dr. Ernie Schuyler, ANSP
The Schuyler Lecture in North American Botany and Botanists: European Plant Collections of John Stuart Mill at the Academy of Natural Sciences
Friday, May 15
Fred Sheldon , Louisiana State University
“Return to the Malay Archipelago: the Biogeography of Sundaic Birds”
Friday, June 12
Bárbara Romera , Museum of Zoology of the University of São Paulo/Smithsonian Institution
TBA