Marine Biology Seminar

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THE MARINE BIOLOGY SEMINAR PAGE—FALL 2012 EDITION


This page is for use by participants in EEB 6483 Seminar in Marine Biology.


Faculty Instructor


Eric Schultz (eric.schultz@uconn.edu)

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Roadmap for the Semester


Pdficon small.gifGuidelines for the seminar



Topic code General Topic
A Emerging methods in phylogenetics, ecomorphology and ecophysiology to examine the diversifying potential of adaptation in functional traits
B Osmosensing (osmoreception): How aquatic organisms detect water/ion imbalances
C Local adaptation in aquatic organisms
C' Coevolution - Geographic Mosaic Theory and implications
D The evolution of osmoregulatory function, and adaptations to divergent salinity regimes
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F Habitat connectivity and different scales of diversity
G Competition - linking empirical work to theory
Date Topic code Assigned paper Discussion leader
9/10 A Near, T. J., A. Dornburg, K. L. Kuhn, J. T. Eastman, J. N. Pennington, T. Patarnello, L. Zane, D. A. Fernández, and C. D. Jones. 2012. Ancient climate change, antifreeze, and the evolutionary diversification of Antarctic fishes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109:3434-3439 Eric
9/17 A Betancur-R., et al. 2012. Apparent signal of competition limiting diversification after ecological transitions from marine to freshwater habitats. Ecology Letters 15:822-830 Jon
9/24 B Kultz, D. 2012. The Combinatorial Nature of Osmosensing in Fishes. Physiology 27:259-275. Jeff
10/01 B Seale, A.P., Watanabe, S., Breves, J.P., et al. 2012. Differential regulation of TRPV4 mRNA levels by acclimation salinity and extracellular osmolality in euryhaline tilapia. General & Comparative Endocrinology 178:123-130 Jeff
10/08 C (also B?) Gomes-Mestre, I. and M. Tejado. 2003. Local adaptation of an anuran amphibian to osmotically stressful environments. Evolution 57(8): 1889-1899 Jessie
10/15
10/22 F Akasaka, M. and N. Takamura. 2012. Hydrologic connection between ponds positively affects macrophyte alpha and gamma diversity but negatively affects beta diversity. Ecology. Michael
10/29 D Berdan, E.L., and R.C. Fuller. 2012 Interspecific divergence of ionoregulatory physiology in killifish: insight into adaptation and speciation. J. Zool.
11/05 C' TBA Jessie
11/12 E Detecting Intraspecific Variation in Life History Strategies: Molecular and Common Garden Approaches Reading: Hutchings JA, Swain DP, Rowe S, Eddington JD, Puvanendran V, Brown JA (2007) Genetic variation in life-history reaction norms in a marine fish. Proc R Soc B-Biol Sci 274:1693-1699 Heidi
11/19 G Hart, S.P., Burgin, J.R., and D.J. Marshall. 2012. Revisiting competition in a classic model system using formal links between theory and data. Ecology. Michael
11/26 Thanksgiving "Break"
12/03


Papers and Notes to Download for Discussion


SEPTEMBER 10

Pdficon small.gifNear et al. 2012 PNAS


Pdficon small.gifNotes and further reading


SEPTEMBER 17

Pdficon small.gifBetancur-R 2012 Ecol Letters .pdf


Pdficon small.gifEEB 6482 Fall 2012 – Week 2.pdf


SEPTEMBER 24

Pdficon small.gif Kultz 2012 Physiology


Pdficon small.gifKultz Discussion_9,24,12.pdf

OCTOBER 1

Pdficon small.gifSeale12_GCE_tilapiaTRPV4.pdf


OCTOBER 8

Pdficon small.gifGomez_Mestre_and_Tejado.pdf




OCTOBER 15



OCTOBER 22

Pdficon small.gif Akasaka & Takamura 2012 Ecology


OCTOBER 29



NOVEMBER 5



NOVEMBER 12

: Pdficon small.gifHutchings2007GeneticVariationLifeHistory.pdf

NOVEMBER 19

Pdficon small.gif Hart, Burgin, & Marshall 2012 Ecology


NOVEMBER 26

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY—GO HOME!!

DECEMBER 3



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