Recent Webcasts
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Aaron O’Dea

DECEMBER 9, 2014
Jonathan Dandois

NOVEMBER 25, 2014
Doug Emlen
University of Montana

OCTOBER 28, 2014
Julio Escobar
Centauri Technologies Corporation

OCTOBER 21, 2014
Benjamin L. Turner

OCTOBER 7, 2014
Charles Schutte
University of Georgia

SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
Yohay Camel
Israel Institute of Technology

Aaron Wood
University of Florida

SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Alex Tilley
Smithsonian Fort Pierce Marine Station

Nathan Jud
University of Florida

Jeb Byers
University of Georgia

AUGUST 26, 2014
Mirjam Knoernschild
Univeristy of Ulm, Germany

AUGUST 19, 2014
Ed Tanner
Cambridge University

AUGUST 15, 2014
Academic programs

AUGUST 12, 2014
Owen Lewis
Oxford University

AUGUST 06, 2014
Dr. Donald Windsor

AUGUST 05, 2014
William Laurance
James Cook University

JULY 29, 2014
Laura J. May-Collado

JULY 22, 2014
Jim Dalling
University of Illinois

JUNE 24, 2014
Gustavo Politis
La Plata – Olavarría, Argentina

JUNE 17, 2014
Karen Warkentin
Boston University

JUNE 10, 2014
Franz Uiblein
Institute of Marine Research, Norway

JUNE 04, 2014
Rachel Page

MAY 27, 2014
Deep-time reconstruction of atmospheric CO2 and its implications for climate sensitivity
Dana Royer
Wesleyan University

MAY 20, 2014
Kirsteen MacKenzie
STRI and University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, UK

MAY 13, 2014
Jefferson Hall

MAY 06, 2014
Diana Sharpe

APRIL 29, 2014
Aafke Oldenbeuving
University of Amsterdam

APRIL 22, 2014
Jim Elser
Arizona State University

APRIL 15, 2014
Irene Kopelman

APRIL 08, 2014
Philip Munday
ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University

APRIL 02, 2014
Conversatorio con cinco destacados guías panameños

APRIL 01, 2014
Keith Bennett
Queen’s University, Belfast

MARCH 18, 2014
Allen Herre

MARCH 11, 2014
Greg Wray
Duke University

FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Juan Carlos Villareal

FEBRUARY 18, 2014
Ellis Loew
Cornell University

FEBRUARY 11, 2014
Barney A. Schlinger

FEBRUARY 4, 2014
James Brown
University of New Mexico

JANUARY 28, 2014
Walt Carson
University of Pittsburgh

JANUARY 21, 2014
Patrick Jansen
STRI and Wageningen University

JANUARY 14, 2014
Loren McClenachan
Colby College

JANUARY 8, 2014
Adriana Sautu
Bióloga, Coordinadoradel Programa Educativo Biomuseo

JANUARY 7, 2014

Dominique Roche
ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. Research School of Biology. The Australian National University.
December 11, 2013
Dr. Philippe Bouchet
Curator at the Paris Museum

December 3, 2013
Carlos Vargas
UNAL Colombia

November 26, 2013
Jonathan Levine
ETH Zurich

November 19, 2013
M. Alma Solis
Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA at the NMNH

November 12, 2013
Jonathan Shik

November 06, 2013
Liliana Londoño

October 29, 2013
Michal Marek

October 22, 2013
Helene Muller-Landau

October 15, 2013
Susan D. Finkbeiner
University of California, Irvine

October 2, 2013
Rolando Pérez

October 1, 2013
Martijn Slot

September 24, 2013
Oscar Puebla

September 17, 2013
Timothy M. Davidson

September 10, 2013
Andy Jones
Oregon State University

September 3, 2013
Meg Crofoot
Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis and STRI Research Associate

August 27, 2013
Egbert Giles Leigh Jr.

August 20, 2013
Michael Boyle

August 13, 2013
Myra Hughey

August 6, 2013
Egbert Giles Leigh Jr.

August 6, 2013
Krzysztof Kozak, Megan Supple and Luis Mejia

July 30, 2013
Jorge Velez-Juarbe
Florida Museum of Natural History andSMNH

July 23, 2013
Sarah Batterman
Princeton University

July 16, 2013
Bruce McFadden
Florida Museum of Natural History

July 10, 2013
Betzi Pérez-Ortega
Bióloga Marina

July 9, 2013
Sunshine Van Bael
Tulane University & STRI

July 2, 2013
Mark Guiltinan
Penn State University

June 25, 2013
The Irritable Insect
Bernard D. Roitberg
Simon Fraser University, Canada

June 18, 2013
Thorsten Wiegand, Andreas Huth, and the ERC team
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Leipzig, DE

June 11, 2013
Ryan Chisholm
National University of Singapore

June 4, 2013
Adam Berrey
University of Pittsburgh

May 28, 2013
Whendee Silver
UC Berkeley

May 21, 2013
Jeff Chambers
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

May 14, 2013
Andres Cardenas

May 07, 2013
Emma Sayer
Open University

April 30, 2013
Dr. Lars Markesteijn
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK STRI

April 23, 2013
Michael Haley

April 16, 2013
Ryan Hechinger

April 02, 2013
Dina Dechmann
Max Planck Institute of Ornithology

March 26, 2013
Rafe Sagarin, Ph.D.
University of Arizona

March 15, 2013
Annual Fellowship Meeting

March 5, 2013
Marco Tschapka
University of Ulm

FEBRUARY 26, 2013
Andrea Graham
Princeton University

FEBRUARY 19, 2013
Claude dePamphilis
Penn State University

FEBRUARY 5, 2013
Ron Burton
Scripps Institute of Oceanography

JANUARY 29, 2013
Fred Nijhout
Duke University

JANUARY 22, 2013
Catherine Lovelock
Professor, The School of Biological Science, The University of Queensland

JANUARY 15, 2013
Catherine Lovelock
Professor, The School of Biological Science, The University of Queensland

JANUARY 8, 2013

Etienne Laliberté
School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia
DECEMBER 18, 2012

Paul-Camilo Zalamea
STRI Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois

DECEMBER 11, 2012
Ken Feeley
Florida International University

NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Richard Cooke and Stewart Redwood
STRI and Consulting Geologist, Panama

NOVEMBER 20, 2012
Edwin Lebrija
STRI, Panama

NOVEMBER 6, 2012
Jessica Stapley

OCTOBER 30, 2012
Tony Coates

OCTOBER 23, 2012
Fred Ogden
Cline Distinguished Chair of Engineering,
Enviroment and Natural Resources
STRI, Senior Research Associate
University of Wyoming

October 16, 2012
Kristina Anderson-Teixera

October 9, 2012
Dave Marvin
University of Michigan

October 2, 2012
Egbert Leigh

Septiembre 25, 2012
Taegan McMahon

Septiembre 18, 2012
Jordan Mayor
STRI and NSF International Postdoctoral Fellow

Septiembre 11, 2012
Nancy Knowlton
Smithsonian Institution

September 4, 2012
Michael Caldwell

August 28, 2012
Lou Santiago
University of California at Riverside

August 21, 2012

August 14, 2012
Helmut Elsenbeer
University of Potsdam

August 7, 2012
Allen Herre

July 31, 2012
Chris Jiggins
University of Cambridge and STRI Research Associate

July 24, 2012
Rob Raguso

July 17, 2012
Egbert Leigh

July 10, 2012
Richard Condit

July 3, 2012
Barrett Klein
Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin –La Crosse

June 26, 2012
Virginia G. W. Schutte

June 19, 2012
Michael J. Ryan
University of Texas

June 12, 2012
Monica Carvahlo
PhD student, Cornell

June 5, 2012
Ronald Rutowski
Arizona State University

May 29, 2012
Marcelo Sanchez
University of Zurich

May 22, 2012
Mike Kaspari
University of Oklahoma

May 16, 2012

May 15, 2012
Fred Gould
North Carolina State University

May 8, 2012
Improving global ecosystem models with data
Jeremy Lichstein
University of Florida

April 24, 2012
The STRI Bird Collection: A collections-based approach
to exploring synergies between causes and consequences
of Panamanian bird diversity

Part 1 | Part 2
Matthew Miller


April 17, 2012
Palms as Models to Understand Tropical Forest Evolution
Through Time and Space

Christine Bacon

April 10, 2012
The City as an Ordinary Ecosystem? The importance of spatial and environmental variables to structure urban biodiversity
Thomas Satler
University of Ulm and STRI

April 3, 2012

Ana Spalding
Independent Researcher

March 27, 2012

Corey Tarwater
University of California, Berkeley

March 20, 2012

William Eberhard

March 13, 2012

Christina P. Riehl
Postdoctoral fellow, STRI

March 6, 2012

Andy Dobson
Princeton University

February 14, 2012

Cassey Dunn
Brown University

February 7, 2012

Kanchon Dasmahapatra
University College, London

January 31, 2012

Alan Richardson
CSIRO Plant Industry
Canberra, Australia

January 24, 2012

Janeen Touchton
The Max Planck Institute for Ornithology

Population Studies Linking Traits and Communities
Hans de Kroon
Radboud University Nijmegen

January 10, 2012

Frank Sterck
Wageningen University

January 3, 2012

Helene Muller-Landau

December 13, 2011

Katie McDonald

December 6, 2011

Darin Croft
Case Western Reserve University

November 29, 2011

Frederic Guichard
McGill University

November 22, 2011

Owen McMIllan

November 15, 2011

Alex Cheesman

November 8, 2011

Ryan Chisholm

November 1, 2011

Kaoru Kitajima
UIniversity of Florida

October 26, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario
Plantas, stress y cambio climático

Por el Dr. Klaus Winter

October 25, 2011

Camilo Montes

October 18, 2011

Jessica Stapley

October 13, 2011

Profesor Raul Ybarra

October 11, 2011

Trichur Suryanarayanan
Vivekananda Institute of Tropical Mycology

October 4, 2011

Scott Mangan
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

September 28, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario
Variación del clima en la Isla de Barro Colorado
y sus efectos en el bosque

Dra. Helene Muller-Landau

September 27, 2011

Matteo Detto

September 20, 2011

Laurel Collins
Florida International University

September 16, 2011
PCP PIRE: All Hands Meeting (Part 1)
Introductions, Welcome and Keynote (Moderator: Carlos Jaramillo)
Eldredge Bermingham: Director, STRI
Doug Jones: Director, Florida Museum of Natural History | Welcome Speech
Ruben Berrocal: Secretario Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación - SENACYT
NSF (Jessica Robin)
Keynote: Tony Coates, The History of the Panama Paleontology Program (PPP); why the whole is bigger than the sum of the parts."
PCP Research (Moderator: Jon Bloch)
Camilo Montes : Geological context of the Panama Canal
David Farris: Extension during formation of the Panamanian Isthmus
David Foster: Panama Canal Project Geochronology and Isotope Geochemistry Investigations: Student Experiences in Advanced Instrument Laboratories
Jon Bloch: Miocene vertebrates from Panama
Gary Morgan: Microvertebrates from Panama: Big discoveries from tiny fossils
Austin Hendy: Biodiversity and paleoecology of marine biotas in the Gatun Formation: New approaches and old problems
Oris Rodriguez: Miocene woods from the Panama Canal: taxonomy, paleoecology and paleoclimatology

PCP PIRE: All Hands Meeting (Part 2)
Education and Outreach (Moderator: Bruce MacFadden)
Bruce MacFadden: Education and Outreach Overview
Keynote: George Angehr-BioMuseo, The Panama BioMuseo: A Unique Synthesis of Science and Art
Andy Kilmer: Paleontology in the Panama Canal -- 5 minutes video
Luz Helena Oviedo: E-Newsletter: Keeping you up-to-date
Claudia Grant: Made from Scratch: the story of the PCP PIRE website
Jorge Pino: Engaging students on science and perspectives for the MCN
Catalina Pimiento: Training the Next Generation of Paleontologists from Panama. (Session Ends)

September 13, 2011

Pam Soltis
University of Florida

September 6, 2011

Janina Seeman
PhD Student
Museum of Natural History, Berlin

August 30, 2011
Samraat Pawar

August 24, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario
Megalodón y otros tiburones ancestrales de Panamá

Catalina Pimiento

August 23, 2011

Luis Mejia

August 22, 2011

August 16, 2011

Ingrid Parker
UC Santa Cruz

August 11, 2011

Thomas Wake

August 10, 2011

José Iriarte

August 9, 2011

Manuel Arroyo-Kalin

August 8, 2011

August 2, 2011

Markus Fischer
University of Bern

July 27, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario

Panamá y sus Océanos de contraste:
de la Investigación Marina a la Conservación

Dr. Juan Mate

July 19, 2011
Peter Molnar
Head, Evolutionary Biology Unit
Beijing Genomics Institute

July 12, 2011

Eli Fenichel
Arizona State University

July 5, 2011

Ryan Taylor
Salisbury University

June 28, 2011

Wouter Halfwerk

June 21, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario
Paleontología en Panamá

Dr. Carlos Jaramillo

June 20, 2011

Cori Richards-Zawacki
Tulane University

June 17, 2011

Kim Ritchie

June 17, 2011

Andrew Altieri

June 16, 2011

Monica Medina

June 16, 2011

Deron Burkepile

June 15, 2011

Oscar Puebla

June 14, 2011

Andrew Ugan

June 7, 2011

Tania Brenes

May 31, 2011

Chris Dick
University of Michigan

May 25, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario
Agricultura, Plagas y Arrieras

Dr. Hermonógenes Fernández-Marín

May 24, 2011

Koos Boomsma
Centre for Social Evolution
Department of Biology
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

May 17, 2011

Juergen Liebig
School of Life Sciences
Arizona State

May 10, 2011

John Christy

May 3, 2011

Carlos Jaramillo


April 27, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario
El surgimiento del Istmo de Panamá ha cambiado al mundo

Dr. Anthony Coates

April 26, 2011

Harilaos Lessios


April 19, 2011

Fernando Santos Granero

April 12, 2011

Hannah ter Hofstede
NSERC Research Fellow
Cambridge University

April 5, 2011

John Christy

March 29, 2011

David Errol Pattemore
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University

March 23, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario
Los Genes, las avispas y las brujas
Reflexiones sobre la ciencia y el progreso humano

Mary Jane West-Eberhard

March 22, 2011

March 15, 2011

Bruce McFadden
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida

March 9, 2011

Beth Okamura
Department of Zoology
Natural History Museum
United Kingdom

March 1, 2011

Sandra Rehan
Department of Biological Sciences
Brock University, Canada

February 23, 2011
Conversaciones en el Smithsonian
Ciclo de Conferencias Centenario
Historia de las Colecciones Botánicas en Panamá

Prof. Mireya Correa

February 22, 2011

Jonathan Thompson
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

February 15, 2011

Jordi Moya-Laraño
Tenure Scientist
Department of Functional and Evolutionary Ecology
Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas, CSIC
Almería, Spain

February 8, 2011

Howard Falcon-Lang
Professor Royal Holloway

February 1, 2011

Richard Strathmann
University of Washington
Friday Harbor Laboratories

January 26, 2011

Dr. Fernando Santos-Granero
November 9, 2010
Scott Mangan
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

November 2, 2010
Brian Sedio
STRI Fellow

October 26, 2010
Sheila Patek
University of Massachussets

October 19, 2010
Rudiger Krahe
McGill Universit

October 12, 2010
Roberto Bruno

Video Coming Soon
October 5, 2010
George Angehr
STRI, Principal Investigator

September 21, 2010
Oscar Puebla
Postdoctoral Fellow

September 14, 2010
Olivier Dangles
French Institute for Research and Development
Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador

September 7, 2010
William Laurance
Distinguished Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow
School of Marine and Tropical Biology
James Cook University

August 31, 2010
Ryan Chisholm
STRI Postdoc

August 24, 2010
Scott Wing

August 17, 2010
Elisabeth Kalko
STRI Staff Scientist, Panama
Institute of Experimental Ecology
University of Ulm, Germany

August 3, 2010
Catalina Estrada
STRI Postdoc
Integrative Biology
University of Texas, Austin

July 20, 2010
Grace Chen
Department of Plant Biology
Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior Program
Michigan State University

July 13, 2010
Ximena Bernal
Department of Biological Science
Texas Tech University

July 6, 2010
Justin Touchon
Postdoctoral Fellow
Boston University

June 29, 2010
Priya Davidar
Dean, School of Life Sciences
Pondicherry University

June 22, 2010
Robert Stallard

June 15, 2010
Cori Richards-Zawacki
Tulane University

June 8, 2010
Bert Drake
Visiting Scholar
Senior Research Plant Physiologist

June 2, 2010
Alexis Rojas-Briceño
Centro de Paleoecología y Arqueología Tropical/STRI

June 1, 2010
Roldán Valverde
Southeastern Louisiana University

May 25, 2010
John C. Ogden
Department of Integrative Biology
University of South Florida

May 18, 2010
Luis Buatois
University of Saskatchewan

May 11, 2010
Walter Carson
University of Pittsburg

May 5, 2010
Licdo. Alfredo Lanuza
Biólogo Ambiental / STRI

May 4, 2010
Helene Muller-Landau

Apr 27, 2010
Rory McFadden
STRI Postdoctoral Fellow

Apr 20, 2010
Joe Wright

Apr 13, 2010
Pamela M. Henson
Director, Institutional History Division
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Apr 6, 2010
Martin Wikelski
Princeton University

Mar 30, 2010
Stuart Altmann
Professor Princeton University

March 23, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
Amalia Herrera

March 16, 2010
Mar 16, 2010
Peter Chesson
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Arizona

March 9, 2010
Mar 9, 2010
Alison Jolly
Visiting Scholar
University of Sussex

Feb 23, 2010
Frederick Meinzer
Research Ecologist
Forest Service Lead Scientist
USDA Forest Service

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