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Our seminar series has concluded for the 2021-2022 academic year and we will return with the series in Fall 2022.  More information to follow.  Stay tuned to our webpage for updates.

April 21, 2021

12:00pm Zoom Webinar

Christine Parent
University of Idaho

" Islands as Living Laboratories: Diversification in Naesiotus land snails, Galapagos’ Most Diverse Species Group "

Islands are ideal systems to track the evolutionary processes of diversification. In Galapagos endemic land snails these processes have left a clear signature over time that can be detected in the form of predictable patterns of phenotypic differentiation. I will present the latest results of my team’s research on Galapagos land snails, the largest adaptive radiation on these islands.

Read more about it:

http://parentlab.weebly.com


Host: Marissa Ochoa