Fall 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.


    October 8, 2014

  • Dan Costa

    "Conservation of Highly Migratory Marine Vertebrates Requires the Integration of Physiology, Behavior and Ecology"

    Host: Terrie Williams


  • October 15, 2014

  • Jennifer Ruesink

    “Distinguishing a biological signal in the spatiotemporal variability of shallow-water coastal pH”

    Host: Brent Hughes, Kroeker Lab


  • October 22, 2014

  • Richard Pyle

    “Biodiversity: The Greatest Library on Earth”

    Host: Hudson Pinheiro, Bernardi Lab


  • October 29, 2014

  • Fiorenza Micheli

    "Vulnerability and resilience of coastal marine ecosystems and human communities to oceanographic variability"

    Host: Carr Lab


  • November 5, 2014

  • Andy Sih

    "Behavioral syndromes: implications for sexual selection, ecological invasions and host-parasite dynamics"

    Host: Dave Fryxell, Palkovacs Lab

    Second seminar to be held November 6, 2014 9-10 a.m. in the COH Classroom 118, Long Marine Lab:

    “Understanding variation in behavioral responses to human-induced rapid environmental change”


  • November 12, 2014

  • Kevin Lafferty

    "Parasites and food webs"

    Host: Katherine McClure, Kilpatrick Lab


  • November 19, 2014

  • Kathleen Kay

    "New insights into plant speciation from two biodiversity hotspots"

    Host: Ingrid Parker


  • November 27, 2014

  • No Seminar - Thanksgiving week


  • December 3, 2014

  • Graham Slater

    "The importance of tempo and mode in adaptive radiation: insights from the mammalian fossil record"

    Host: Sarah Kienle, Mehta Lab


  • December 10, 2014

  • Joy Reidenberg

    “The Secret of a Sexy Cetacean Song: Loud, Low, Lyrical, Loquacious, Layered, Long, and Looping”  

    Host: Robin Dunkin, Williams Lab