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EEB Thursday Seminar Series: Coevolution within small and large webs of interacting species

John Thompson, Jean H Langenheim Endowed Chair in Plant Ecology and Evolution, University of California, Santa Cruz
Thursday, March 21, 2019
4:00-5:00 PM
1060 Biological Sciences Building Map
Coevolution is one of the major processes shaping the web of life. In this talk I will begin with results from recent empirical studies showing how coevolving interactions between a group of insects and plants have diversified into small multispecific networks that become building blocks of larger networks. I will then discuss results from our recent models of how selection acting on these kinds of small coevolving networks may be reshaped within large webs of mutualistic species.
Building: Biological Sciences Building
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Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Biology, Biosciences, Ecology, Research, Science
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, EEB Thursday Seminars, Museum of Zoology, Research Museums Center