Winter 2017 Department Seminars

Wednesdays, 12:00-1:05 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.


    January 11, 2017

  • Ingrid Parker - University of California, Santa Cruz

    "Phylogenetic ecology and disease pressure"

    Host: Kathleen Kay


  • January 18, 2017

  • Paulo Guimaraes - University of Sao Paulo

    "Evolution and coevolution in species-rich networks"

    Host: John Thompson


  • January 25, 2017

  • Giacomo Bernardi - University of California, Santa Cruz

    "Apelagic reef fishes: spandrels or evolutionary innovators?"

    Host: Mark Carr


  • February 1, 2017

  • Patrick Gagnon - Memorial University

    "Impact of environmental variability and thresholds on cold marine benthic systems in eastern Canada"

    Host: Pete Raimondi


  • February 8, 2017

  • Coastal Science & Policy Search Candidate Mike Beck - The Nature Conservancy

    "Building Coastal Resilience: From Science to Policy and Practice"


  • February 15, 2017

  • Coastal Science & Policy Search Candidate Ariana Sutton-Grier - University of Maryland

    "An Ecosystem Ecologist Goes to Washington: Science to Inform Restoration, Management, and Policy"


  • February 22, 2017

  • Coastal Science & Policy Search Candidate Michael McGinnis - Bioregional Planning Associates

    "Unveiling the Green Veneer: Coastal Marine Governance in New Zealand"


  • March 1, 2017

  • Hillary Young - University of California, Santa Barbara

    "Predicting the effects of Anthropocene defaunation on community structure and ecosystem function in changing environments"

    Host: Ingrid Parker


  • March 8, 2017

  • Mary O'Connor - University of British Columbia

    "The tyranny of temperature in ecological systems"

    Host: Kristy Kroeker


  • March 15, 2017

  • Michelle Gaither - University of Hawaii

    "Conservation Genomics: Discovering the Origins of and Conserving Marine Biodiversity"

    Host: Giacomo Bernardi