Spring 2022 Seminars

Fridays, 9:30 - 10:30 AM

Winter quarter seminars are being held in person and virtually via Zoom as noted.

In-person seminars are held in Coastal Biology 110. 

Please email the host for more information on specific speakers.


    Friday, April 1

  • Dr. Van Wishingrad, Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Santa Cruz

    In-Person

    Talk Title: "Phylogenomics and landscape genomics of the Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis) in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range"

    Host: Beth Shapiro


  • Friday, April 8

  • Dr. Bridgett vonHoldt, Associate Professor, Dept of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

    Virtual

    Talk Title: "Genetic admixture in North American canids: The legacy and the future"

    Host: Dan Wright, Bernardi Lab


  • Friday, April 15

  • Dr. Rachael Bay, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis

    In-Person

    Talk Title: “Climate adaptation in marine foundation species”

    Host: Jason Toy, Kroeker Lab


  • Friday, April 22

  • Dr. Natalia Ocampo-Peñuela, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz

     In-Person

    Talk Title: "Bird conservation in natural, agricultural, and urban landscapes"

    Host: Tim Brown, Zavaleta Lab


  • Friday, April 29, 2022

  • Dr. Nina Overgaard Therkildsen, Assistant Professor, Dept of Natural Resources and the Environment, Cornell University

     In-Person

    Talk Title: "Contemporary Evolution and Adaptive Divergence in Open Ocean Environments: New Insights and Applications to Fisheries Management"

    Host: Jason Toy, Kroeker Lab


  • Friday, May 6, 2022

  • Dr. Paul Barber, Professor, Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UCLA

    In-Person, CBB 110

    Talk Title: "Frogs, Hyaenas and Shrimp, Oh My! Evolving Marine Diversity"

    Host: Erika Zavaleta


  • Friday, May 13, 2022

  • Dr. Seema Jayachandran, Professor of Economics, Northwestern

    Virtual

    Talk Title: "Money (Not) to Burn: Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Crop Residue Burning"

    Host: Melissa Cronin


  • Friday, May 20, 2022

  • Dr. Agnes Dellinger, Postdoctoral research associate at the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Vienna (Austria)

    In Person, CBB 110

    Talk Title: "Investigating the roles of pollinator shifts, Andean uplift, and biogeography in the diversification history of Merianieae (Melastomataceae)"

    Host: Pedro Juarez & Kathleen Kay


  • Friday, May 27, 2022

  • Dr. Adriana Briscoe, Professor, Depart. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Irvine

    In Person, CBB 110

    "TBA"

    Host: Carlos Garza