Meeting Minutes – March 12th 2014

Grebes Agenda Items:

Spring Seminar Series (led by Kristin):
– update on invitations to speakers
– Chris McKay’s Talk Title & Talk Abstract will be announced! It is so cool.
– discuss advertising plan

Spring Term – Ethics meets @ Grebes normal time (Wed @ 5)
– Vote on alternate time to meet

Some reminders:
– Begin thinking about recruiting good undergrads for the Undergrebes program in the Spring term.
– For those already with undergrads: UO Undergraduate Symposium, May 15th (http://undergradsymposium.uoregon.edu/)
– OIMB job talks coming up – please try to attend at least one! I will likely be asking for your feedback about the candidates at the close of the job search.
CANDIDATE LIST AND INFO:
March 7: Wes Dowd (ecological, physiological, molecular and evolutionary responses to environmental stress, evolution of thermal tolerance, proteomics)) – talk at 10AM, KEATS CONLEY – LUNCH HOST

March 14: April Blakeslee ] (parasite ecology, invasive species) – talk at 10AM, SILVIA PAJARES – LUNCH HOST

March 19: Mark Christie (molecular ecology and evolutionary, biology of fishes, theoretical population genetics, measurement of dispersal) -talk at 10 AM

April 9: Chris Kenaley (systematics and evolution of functional morphology in fishes) – talk at 2PM

April 16: Felipe Barreto (population genetics, evolution of mating systems and parental care, pycnogonids and harpacticoids as model systems,) talk at 2PM

Attendance:
Thom Nelson, Ashley Bateman, Allison Fuiten, Christine O’Connor, Adam Burns, Kristin Alligood, Dan Thomas

Minutes:

5:09-5:22 Spring Seminar Series
• Travel arrangements have been made!
• Invitations and talk titles in the works…
• No honorariums allowed for Chris & Lynn
• Poster needs to be done by first week of April
• Cosmic Pizza
• Newspaper advertisements
• Maggie last speaker and will say an extra day to tour
5:23-5:26 Spring Term – Ethics meets @ Grebes normal time (Wed @ 5)
• Vote on alternate time to meet
• Allison will send out email for moving to Monday or Tuesday?

5:26-5:5:27 Undergrebes reminder – happening in the spring
5:26-5:5:27
• March 7: Wes Dowd (ecological, physiological, molecular and evolutionary responses to environmental stress, evolution of thermal tolerance, proteomics)) – talk at 10AM, KEATS CONLEY – LUNCH HOST, Josh?
• March 14: April Blakeslee ] (parasite ecology, invasive species) – talk at 10AM, SILVIA PAJARES – LUNCH HOST – Roo, Abby,
• March 19: Mark Christie (molecular ecology and evolutionary, biology of fishes, theoretical population genetics, measurement of dispersal) -talk at 10 AM, Ashley and Thom, Robert
• April 9: Chris Kenaley (systematics and evolution of functional morphology in fishes) – talk at 2PM Allison, Kristin
• April 16: Felipe Barreto (population genetics, evolution of mating systems and parental care, pycnogonids and harpacticoids as model systems,) talk at 2PM, Christine
5:27-5:37 Professional Development Update
• Happening in the Spring term
• April panel – starting your own private Bio-business
o Panelists are lined up!
• May panel – teaching panel
o Panelists are lined up!
• Both panels in collaboration with CABS
• Times during the day to hold the panel?

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