PBRC Seminars

This is a list of past PBRC Seminars. Upcoming seminars are announced on our Home Page.
Robert Cowie
Kenneth Hayes
Center for Conservation Research and Training
Snails: Evolution, Biodiversity and Alien Species
Monday April 5, 2010, 3:30 pm, Biomedical Sciences Bldg, T-208
Seminar Announcement
Margaret McFall-Ngai
University of Wisconsin Madison
Waging Peace: the Molecular Underpinnings of Diplomacy in Beneficial Symbioses
Monday January 25, 2010, 3:30 pm, Kewalo Marine Laboratory Library
Cory L. Yap
Center for Conservation Research and Training
Feeding Ecology of the Hawaiian Freshwater Fish, Eleotris sandwicensis ('O'opu akupa), in Limahuli Stream, Kauai
Monday January 11, 2010, 3:30 pm, Kewalo Marine Laboratory Library
Seminar Announcement
Mark Martindale
Kewalo Marine Laboratory
Evolutionary Innovation: A Developmental and Comparative Genomic View of the Role of Basal Metazoan Taxa
in Understanding the Origin of the Nervous System and Mesodermal Tissues

Monday November 2, 2009, 3:00 pm, POST 126, UH Manoa Campus
Hawaii Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and Pacific Biosciences Research Center
Visiting Speaker
James L. McGaugh
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Research Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior
University of California Irvine
Making Lasting Memories: The Role of the Amygdala
Friday October 9, 2009, 3:00 pm, Art Auditorium 132
Seminar Announcement
Hawaii Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and Pacific Biosciences Research Center
Visiting Speaker
Robert Sapolsky
Dept of Biological Sciences
Stanford University
Dept of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and Neurosurgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stress, Individual Differences and Coping: Lessons from Wild Baboons
Tuesday February 17, 2009, 12:00 pm, Art Auditorium
Michael Walker
School of Biological Sciences
University of Auckland
New Zealand
Animal magnetism: Structure, function and use of the magnetic sense
Thursday December 10, 2009, 3:30 pm, Kewalo Marine Laboratory Library
Seminar Announcement
Andrew Christie
Staff Scientist and Director of Imaging Core
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory
Identification and Physiological Actions of an Insect Calcitonin-like
Diuretic Hormone in Decapod Crustaceans

Monday October 12, 2009, 3:30 pm, Kewalo Marine Laboratory Library
Angel Yanagihara
Békésy Laboratory of Neurobiology
Biodiversity in Toxins
Monday April 6, 2009, 3:30 pm, Kewalo Marine Laboratory Library
Neva Meyer
Kewalo Marine Laboratory
Molecular and Cellular Analysis of Brain Development in the Polychaete Annelid Capitella sp. I
Monday March 2, 2009, 3:45 pm, Biomedical Sciences Building, Rm. T-208
Alvin Yoshinaga
Center for Conservation Research and Training
Seed Desiccation Tolerance and Island Plant Geography
Monday February 2, 2009, 3:30 pm, Kewalo Marine Laboratory Library
Patricia Couvillon
Békésy Laboratory of Neurobiology and Department of Psychology
Similarity of Learning and Memory in Honeybees and Vertebrates
Monday January 12, 2009, 3:30 pm, Kewalo Marine Laboratory Library
Robert Richmond
Kewalo Marine Laboratory
Coral Reef Biodiversity: From Ecosystems to Molecules
Monday December 1, 2008, 3:30 pm, Post Rm. 127
Ken Kaneshiro
Center for Conservation Research and Training
Dynamics of Sexual Selection in Hawaiian Drosophila: A Paradigm for Evolutionary Change
Thursday November 6, 2008, 3:30pm, Kewalo Marine Laboratory Library
Kevin Montgomery
Intelesense Technologies
Cyberinfrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystem research
Wednesday October 8, 2008, 3:30 pm, Post Rm. 127