Corina Tarnita, "The ecology and development of social aggregates: insights from the slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum"

Monday, September 25, 2017

4:00 pm

Clark Center Auditorium S001 Map

Sponsored by:
Department of Biology

Dr. Corina Tarnita is Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University. Her research focuses on the dynamics of complex interactions and emergent phenomena in biological systems. Although her approach is mainly theoretical and combines evolutionary dynamics, evolutionary game theory and elements of network theory, her lab works in collaboration with experimental and field ecologists, molecular biologists and evolutionary biologists to integrate modeling and empirical work. Her group addresses questions ranging from multicellularity to social behaviors in bacteria, insects or humans, to the effects of population structure and spatial patterns on evolutionary and ecological dynamics, to mutualistic interactions especially in the context of multi-species networks of symbionts.

Monday, September 25, 2017
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Clark Center Auditorium S001 Map

Free and open to the public.


Seminar Science 

General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members