Mar_31_-_Animal_Behavior

Mar_31_-_Animal_Behavior - BIOLOGY SEMINAR Modeling the...

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1 BIOLOGY SEMINAR Modeling the Dynamics of Influenza Gregg Hartvigsen My research group investigates the dynamics of the spread of influenza across realistical y-structured host networks. I’l discuss how this model works and how different vaccination strategies affect the spread of this disease. Wednesday, April 1 1:30 PM Bailey 135 Animal Behavior Animal Behavior – why study it? An Integrative Science: Animal behavior is the bridge between the molecular and physiological aspects of biology and the ecological. Behavior is the link between organisms and environment and between the nervous system, and the ecosystem. Björn Appel Fir0002/Flagstaffotos Why Study Animal Behavior? • In the past: – Prey – Survival benefits – Appreciation of beauty – Curiosity Why Study Animal Behavior Today? • Humans are animals too • Survival benefits • Information about processes in the natural world • Conservation • Curiosity • Humans are animals too – Language acquisition
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