The University of Tennessee chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, in partnership with the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) is hosting a special lecture by Dr. Indrikis Krams. His lecture, titled “Reciprocal altruism and empathy in birds,” will focus on recent studies from his laboratory on cooperative behavior in songbird species.
Krams is a professor of biology at Tartu University in Estonia and Daugavpils University in Latvia and is currently working at UT in the Department of Psychology as part of a Fulbright Program research award. He is an internationally recognized behavioral ecologist and evolutionary biologist.
The lecture will be presented at 2 p.m on November 13, 2014 in 206 Claxton Complex .