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Faculty Lecture featuring Maydianne Andrade, "Why sex is a consuming passion: Cannibalistic spiders & the evolution of mating strategies"

Maydianne Andrade, Associate Professor of Evolutionary Biology

The 2006-07 Faculty Lecture Series kicks off it's second year featuring:

  • September 27, 2006 - Maydianne Andrade
  • November 29, 2006 - David Fleet
  • January  24, 2007 - Daniel Bender
  • March 28, 2007 - Janice Stein

The Faculty Lecture Series is a thought-provoking showcase of  outstanding research taking place at U of T Scarborough.  The one-hour lectures offer students, staff and faculty the opportunity to engage with new ideas and theories presented by our faculty members.

Everyone is Welcome.  Admission is Free!

September 27, 2006

5:00 pm, Arts & Administration Lecture theatre, AA112

Feature Speaker:  Maydianne Andrade

Speaker Profile:

Maydianne CB Andrade is an Associate Professor of  Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto at Scarborough. Her research on the evolution of mating strategies has resulted in awards from the Animal Behavior Society (Outstanding New Investigator Award),  International Society for Behavioral Ecology (Pitelka Award for Excellence in Research), the government of Ontario (Premier’s Research Excellence Award), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

(University Faculty Award). Her current work uses black  widow spiders as models for understanding how  natural and sexual selection interact to shape behaviour, morphology and physiological traits of adults.




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