Seminars

Seminars

Bambi (BCI)

Genetic Diversity in the MHC of the Arctic Fox and Southern Elephant Seal: Implications for Survival in a Changing Climate
Apr 17, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Krystall McClain, The Ohio State University - Environmental Science Graduate Program

Tupper

Biological stoichiometry in ecology and evolution
Apr 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM
Jim Elser, Arizona State University

CTPA Paleo-Talk

Stable brachiopod diversity across the Mid-Carboniferous type boundary: Further evidence against a mass extinction event during the Late Mississippian of North America
Apr 23, 2014 - 4:00 PM
Pedro Monarrez, STRI Intern

Tupper

TBA
Apr 29, 2014 - 4:00 PM
TBA, STRI

 

Attending the seminars

Every week there are seminars, which everyone is invited to attend. The seminars are free and cover a range of science-related issues, from tropical diversity to animal life.

Tupper

Dr. Richard Cooke

Dr. Richard Cooke

Formal seminars are held at 4:00 pm every Tuesday in the auditorium of the Earl S. Tupper Conference Center in Ancon (Mapsee map for directions). These seminars are free and open to the public, and there will also be a live webcast of the event. Past seminars will be archived for later viewing.

Announcements about who the speaker will be and what the title of the seminar is are sent out weekly via e-mail, published in the STRI newsletter, and also posted at a bulletin board in each facility.

For more information regarding these seminars, please contact Anabelle Arroyo at the Tupper Facility, or 212-8076, or e-mail e-mail addressarroyoa@si.edu.



Bambi

Informal Seminars (BAMBIS) are usually scheduled for Thursday nights (7:15 p.m.) and take place at the auditorium in Barro Colorado Island.

There is a special late boat (8:30 p.m.) available for Gambodians and other off-islanders who need transportation back.

Bambi Seminar

Bambi Seminar

Who can attend?

If you want to give a talk, show slides, or get feedback, send an e-mail to e-mail addressbambi@si.eduor e-mail addressacevedo@si.edu. A slide projector, a transparency projector and a multimedia projector are available on demand. See schedule.

Prices- Day previous to Bambi:

Smithsonian Staff and Researchers with Stri ID: $4.00 (includes boat and dinner)

Prices- Day of the Bambi:

Smithsonian Staff and Visitors with Stri ID: $6.00 (includes boat and dinner)

Guest: $12.00 (includes boat and dinner)

Reservation for Bambi Guests (no Stri ID) will be the day previous to Bambi and the day of the Bambi.

The boat leaves at 5:30 PM from STRI's dock and at 8:30 PM from BCI. Those who are included in the Bambi Reservation List will have priority in the boat.

Reservation are accepted until Thursday at 12:00 noon.

Also, please cancel if you decide not to attend, even if it's at the last minute, otherwise you will be charged for the dinner. ***

For Bambi reservations, send an email to: bambi@si.edu, call the BCI office: phone 212-8961/8903/8951, or send a fax to 212-8975.


CTPA Paleo-Talks

Informal seminars (PaleoTalks) are usually scheduled for Wednesday afternoons (4 PM) every other week, and take place at the Conference Room at the CTPA building in Ancon (Map see map for directions). These seminars are free and open to the public, and they are usually centered on geological, archeological or environmental issues.

Announcements about who the speaker will be and what the title of the seminar is are sent out weekly via e-mail, published in the STRI newsletter, and are also posted at a bulletin board in each facility.

For more information regarding these seminars, or if you would like to be the speaker, please contact Liliana Londoño at the CTPA, or 212-8057, or e-mail e-mail address LondonoL@si.edu.


CTFS Science

Informal talks or discussions on ongoing forest ecology research at STRI are held some Tuesday mornings at 10 am at the Tupper center in Panama City. These meetings are free and open to anyone who is interested. A schedule of talks is posted here. If you would like to be placed on the email list for reminders regarding upcoming talks or if you are interested in giving a talk, please email mullerh@si.edu.


Bocas Talk

Fulfilling the mission of the Smithsonian Institute.

The Bocas talk is an event of the Bocas del Toro Research Station that happens one or two dates in a month. This is a way that the station and scientist use for explain their projects to the community of Bocas del Toro region. This event take place on the CEFATI Conference Salon at the IPAT Building in Bocas Town from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Free Entrance.


Future Seminars

Bambi (BCI)

Genetic Diversity in the MHC of the Arctic Fox and Southern Elephant Seal: Implications for Survival in a Changing Climate
Krystall McClain, The Ohio State University - Environmental Science Graduate Program
Apr 17, 2014 - 7:00 PM


Tupper

Biological stoichiometry in ecology and evolution
Jim Elser, Arizona State University
Apr 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM


CTPA Paleo-Talk

Stable brachiopod diversity across the Mid-Carboniferous type boundary: Further evidence against a mass extinction event during the Late Mississippian of North America
Pedro Monarrez, STRI Intern
Apr 23, 2014 - 4:00 PM


Tupper

TBA
TBA, STRI
Apr 29, 2014 - 4:00 PM


Tupper

Phenotypic responses to anthropogenic stressors: insights from the Lake Victoria basin, East Africa
Diana Sharpe, STRI
May 06, 2014 - 4:00 PM


Tupper

TBA
Jefferson Hall, STRI
May 13, 2014 - 4:00 PM


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