The Seminar Series

 

The Fritz Muller Seminar Series is a set of talks performed by leading scientists exploring how evolution shapes biological diversity at different levels of organization. The seminar series is named after the famous naturalist Fritz Muller. The aims of this seminar series reflects the legacy of Fritz Muller: (1) to integrate empirical and theoretical research, (2) to combine different aspects of biological sciences, such as ecology, to understand evolution, (3) to promote science as a truly international enterprise, (4) to promote the amazement for nature among students.

2016 speakers: Mathew Leibold (University of Texas at Austin), Miguel Matias (Imperial College), Valério De Patta Pillar (UFRGS), Pedro Peres-Neto (Université du Quebec à Montreal). Organized by Luis Schiesari (EACH - USP), Paulo I. Prado , Paulo Guimaraes, Rodrigo Cogni, and Tiago Quental (IB - USP).

Past seminar series

2015 speakers: Douglas J. Futuyma (Stony Brook University), Thomas M. Lewinsohn (Unicamp), Thomas Mitchell-Olds (Duke University), John N. Thompson (UC-Santa Cruz). Organized by Paulo Guimaraes, Rodrigo Cogni, Tiago Quental (IB - USP), Patricia Morellato (Unesp - Rio Claro), and Roberto Kraenkel (IFT - Unesp). Program, Sponsors, and additional Information:[PDF].

2014 speakers: Judith L. Bronstein (University of Arizona), Luke Harmon (University of Idaho), Paulo S. Oliveira (Unicamp), Santiago Ramirez (UC-Davis), Robert E. Ricklefs (University of Missouri at St. Louis). Organized by Tiago Quental (IB - USP) and Paulo Guimaraes (IB - USP). Program, Sponsors, and additional Information:[PDF].

2013 speakers: Rodolfo Dirzo (Stanford University), Mauro Galetti (Unesp - Rio Claro), Pedro Jordano (Estacion Biologica de Donana), Jens M. Olesen (Aarhus Universitet), John N. Thompson (UC-Santa Cruz). Organized by: Paulo Guimaraes (IB - USP), Tiago Quental (IB - USP), and Patricia Coltri (ICB - USP). Program, Sponsors, and additional Information:[PDF].