BIG SEMINARS 2015-2016

BIG seminars 2015-2016 (Download the poster)

Every first Monday of the month
16h15, Auditorium Biophore Building
UniL-Sorge at Dorigny

BIG is an interdepartmental seminar series, and is organized by Vincent Dion, Ted Farmer, Thomas Flatt and Sophie Martin
5 October 2015  David Tilman, University of Minnesota, USA

2 November 2015  Pascale Cossart, Institut Pasteur, France
The bacterium Listeria monocytogenes: a unique model in infection biology

7 December 2015  Ben Lehner, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Why are individuals different?

11 January 2016 Thomas Stocker, University of Bern, Switzerland
Climate Change: Too late for 2°C?

1 February 2016 Erwin Grill, Technische Universität München, Germany
Nonsustainable water use in agriculture: More crop per drop?

7 March 2016 Iain Couzin, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Germany
Collective sensing and decision-making in animal groups: From fish schools to primate societies

4 April 2016 Kris Niyogi, University of California Berkeley, USA
Regulation of photosynthesis by light and carbon

2 May 2016 Cathie Martin, John Innes Centre, UK
The benefits of a colourful diet; some of the science behind 5-a-day

6 June 2016 Fred Nijhout, Duke University, USA
The developmental control of body size