Hear from leading scientists about their research in important areas of biology. Use these talks to deepen and update content knowledge.

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Trophic Cascades in Rivers

In this talk, ecologist Mary Power discusses how herbivorous fish and their predators contribute to the regulation of aquatic ecosystems.

Ecology
Science Practices
Untangling Salt Marsh Food Webs

In this talk, ecologist Brian Silliman discusses the discovery that salt marshes are controlled by the top-down forces of consumers.

Ecology
Science Practices
Patterns in Nature

In this talk, mathematical biologist Corina Tarnita discusses how spatial patterns in ecosystems provide insight into how these ecosystems function.

Anatomy & Physiology
Ecology
Science Practices
How Species Coexist

In this talk, ecologist Robert Pringle discusses how large herbivores can coexist by partitioning ecological niches by time, space, and diet.

Genetics
Ecology
Science Practices
Modeling Populations and Species Interactions

In this talk, mathematical biologist Corina Tarnita discusses how to model the growth of animal populations using examples from Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Communities as Ecological Networks

In this talk, biologists Robert Pringle and Corina Tarnita discuss how certain connections in ecosystems can be measured experimentally and investigated using mathematical models.

Ecology
Science Practices
Conserving and Restoring Ecosystems

In this talk, ecologist Robert Pringle discusses two important questions in ecology: “How do we conserve ecosystems?” and “To what state should we try to restore damaged ecosystems?”

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
The Science of Camera Traps

In this talk, biologists Alexandra Swanson and Roland Kays discuss camera traps and their use in ecological research.

Ecology
Environmental Science
Science Practices
Dodging Extinction

In this talk, biologist Anthony Barnosky discusses what steps can be taken to avoid a sixth mass extinction.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Saving Biodiversity

In this discussion session, biologists Stephen Palumbi, Anthony Barnosky, and Elizabeth Hadly answer questions from students.

Environmental Science
Science Practices
Genomic Medicine, Autism, and Cancer

In this discussion session, biomedical scientists Charles Sawyers and Christopher Walsh answer questions from students.

Genetics
Anatomy & Physiology
Science Practices