Spring 2014 Department Seminars

Wednesdays, 12:30-1:40 PM in Natural Sciences Annex 101

(unless otherwise noted)

Anyone needing special arrangements to accommodate a disability should call 831-459-4986 two weeks prior to the date of the seminar they wish to attend.

Courtesy reminder - turn off cell phones and please observe considerate eating habits during seminars.


    April 2, 2014

  • Andrew Hendry

    “Progress toward ecological speciation in guppies, stickleback, and Darwin’s finches”

    Host: Eric Palkovacs

    NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: THIS SEMINAR BEING HELD AT COH ROOM 118, LONG MARINE LAB, 12:30-1:40


  • April 9, 2014

  • Stephen Davis

    “Ecology of Chaparral: Adaptations to Drought, Wildfire, and Freezing”

    Host: Jarmila Pittermann


  • April 16, 2014

  • Claudio Campagna

    “The convoluted ways of making history in coastal conservation: the Patagonian case”

    Host: Daniel Costa


  • April 23, 2014

  • Peter & Rosemary Grant

    "40 years of evolution on the Galápagos"

    Host: John Thompson

    Note: this seminar will be held at 4 p.m. in the La Feliz Room, Seymour Center, Long Marine Lab


  • April 30, 2014

  • Brian Enquist

    “Metabolic scaling theory - the next steps: New Insights in Scaling Form, Function, Diversity, and Ecology”

    Host: Jarmila Pittermann


  • May 7, 2014

  • Vladimir Pravosudov

    "Winter climate and the evolution of cognition in food-caching birds"

    Host: Bruce Lyon


  • May 14, 2014

  • Devon Pearse

    "Genomic Adaptation, Parallel Evolution, and Conservation Genetics of Steelhead/Rainbow Trout"

    Host: Eric Palkovacs


  • May 21, 2014

  • Brian Bowen

    "Origins of Tropical Marine Biodiversity: A Phylogeographic Perspective"

    Host: Giacomo Bernardi


  • May 28, 2014

  • Andrew Kinziger

    “Genetic analysis of a time-series in endangered tidewater goby: extinction-colonization dynamics and drift in isolation”

    Host: Eric Palkovacs


  • June 4, 2014

  • Santiago Salinas

    “Larmarck revisited: evidence for thermal transgenerational plasticity”

    Host: Eric Palkovacs