Spring 2019 Seminars

Fridays, 10:00-11:00 AM in Coastal Biology 110

(unless otherwise noted)

To arrange for any disability accommodations needed to attend a seminar, call 831-459-5358 two weeks prior to the date of the seminar.


    April 5, 2019

  • Taal Levi - Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University

    Taal Levi - Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University

    “Biodiversity maintenance and ecosystem effects of large mammalian seed dispersers”

    Host: Marm Kilpatrick

     


  • April 12, 2019

  • Justin Yeakel - Assistant Professor, School of Natural Resources, UC Merced

    Justin Yeakel - Assistant Professor, School of Natural Resources, UC Merced

     “The dynamics of starvation and recovery provide insight into Cope's Rule and the evolution of grazing”

     

    Host: Jim Estes & Ingrid Parker

     


  • April 19, 2019

  • Wesley Larson - USGS Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    Wesley Larson - USGS Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Research Unit, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

     "The importance of preserving adaptive genetic diversity: lessons from Pacific salmon and applications to Great Lakes fishes"

    Host: Devon Pearse & Eric Palkovacs

     


  • April 26, 2019

  • Oscar Vargas - Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

    Oscar Vargas - Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

     "Employing phylogenetics to understand the generation of plant diversity in the Neotropics"

     Host: Kathleen Kay


  • May 3, 2019

  • Michael Bell - Research Associate, Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley

    Michael Bell - Research Associate, Museum of Paleontology, UC Berkeley

     "Replicated Contemporary Evolution of Anadromous Threespine Stickleback After Colonizing Alaskan Lakes"

     

    Host: Eric Palkovacs & Simone Des Roches

     

     


  • May 10, 2019

  • Curtis Deutsch - Associate Professor, School Oceanography, University of Washington

    Curtis Deutsch - Associate Professor, School Oceanography, University of Washington

     "Climate warming and the loss of marine aerobic habitat"

     Host: Kristy Kroeker 


  • May 17, 2019

  • Karen Crow - Professor, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University

    Karen Crow - Professor, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University

     "How the devil ray got its horns: the genetic basis of body plan remodeling in manta rays and their relatives"

    Host: Giacomo Bernardi


  • May 24, 2019

  • Elizabeth Crone - Professor, Department of Biology, Tufts University

    Elizabeth Crone - Professor, Department of Biology, Tufts University

    "Bumble bee population dynamics in changing environments"

     

    Host: Marm Kilpatrick


  • May 31, 2019

  • Winifred Frick - Chief Scientist for Bat Conservation International,  Associate Research Professor,  EEB, UC Santa Cruz

    Winifred Frick - Chief Scientist for Bat Conservation International, Associate Research Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

     "Saving bats around the world: Integrating science and conservation planning to address major threats to a diverse, data-deficient, and imperiled fauna"

    Host: Kathleen Kay