Líf- og umhverfisvísindastofnun

Haust 2018

Föstudagsfyrirlestrar Líffræðistofu HÍ vorið 2018 eru haldnir milli kl. 12:30 og 13:10 í Öskju (Náttúrufræðahúsi HÍ)

Fyrirlestrarnir eru öllum opnir og eru yfirleitt fluttir á íslensku (nema titillinn sé á öðru máli).

Umsjónarmenn eru Arnar Pálsson og Paul Wensveen.

The biology talks are held in Askja (usually at 12:30). The title reflects the language the talk will be delivered in.

Note, the lectures are normally on Friday (* indicate exceptions) but location of room may vary.

Dagur / Day Titill erindis / Title of talk Fyrirlesari / Speaker Stofnun / Affiliation
July 12 Sex differences in size and shape, do they reflect the same biological processes? Insights with Drosophila wings and beetle horns Ian M. Dworkin McMaster University
July 13 What do genetic background effects and cryptic genetic variation tell us about the genotype-phenotype map? Ian M. Dworkin McMaster University
Aug. 31.
Vorflugur á Færeyjum / Caddisflies in the Faroes
Leivur Janus Hansen
Faroe Islands National Museum
Sept. 7. Dinosaur hunting in Greenland Steve Campana U. of Iceland
Sept. 17. Cost-effective genotyping to drive genetic gain in animal breeding programs Alex Caulton AGresearch - New Zealand
Sept. 21. The role of miR-190b in breast cancer Elísabet A. Frick U. of Iceland
Sept. 28. The ecology of peace: preparing Colombia for new
political and planetary climates
Alejandro Salazar U. of Iceland
Oct. 5. The Mendelian disorders of the epigenetic machinery: from diagnosis to possible treatment Hans Tómas Björnsson

U. of Iceland /

John Hopkins Univeristy

Oct. 12.

Bifrost - Highly parallel construction and indexing of colored and compacted de Bruijn graphs Guillaume Holley U. of Iceland
Oct. 19. Restoring the living skin of the Earth: progress and pitfalls in biocrust rehabilitation Matthew A. Bowker Northern Arizona University
Oct. 26. TBA Páll Melsted U. of Iceland
Nov. 2.
Rannsóknir á fiskstofnum Veiðivatna og Framvatna að Fjallabaki
Benóný Jónsson Hafrannsóknarstofunu, rannsóknar og ráðgjafastofunun hafs og vatna.
Nov. 9. TBA Utra Mankasingh U. of Iceland
Nov. 16. TBA Guðrún Valdimarsdóttir U. of Iceland
Nov. 23. TBA
Steinunn Hilma Ólafsdóttir
Hafrannsóknarstofnun
Nov. 30.
A love story – when European Leymus arenarius meets its American relative L. mollis in Greenland.
Kesara A. Jónsson U. of Iceland
Dec. 6. Macromolecular characterization of the lichen Peltigera membranacea using nucleic acid sequencing & Identification of a new lichen species Peltigera islandica (Ph.D. defense) Sheeba Santhini Basil U. of Iceland
Dec. 7.
TBA
Imke Schmitt
Frankfurt / Senkenberg Institut
Dec. 7. The nature and pathogenicity of apicomplexan parasites associated with mass mortality events in scallop (Bivalvia; Pectinidae) populations in the North Atlantic Ocean (Ph.D. defense) Árni Kristmundsson U. of Iceland / Keldur
Dec. 14. Ecology of krill in Icelandic waters (Ph.D. defense) Teresa Sofia Giesta da Silva U. of Iceland / Hafrannsóknarstofun

*At 12.00 in room N-132 in Askja

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