Fall 2019 Seminars

Seminars Fall 2019

Fridays, 9:30-10:30 AM in Coastal Biology 110

(unless otherwise noted)


    October 4, 2019

  • Joanna Kelley, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University

    Joanna Kelley, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University

    “Leveraging variation in natural systems to disentangle complex phenotypes”

    Host: Kathleen Kay


  • October 11, 2019

  • John Carlos Garza - Lead Research Geneticist, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA

    John Carlos Garza - Lead Research Geneticist, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA

    “The Genomic Bases of Ecotypic Differentiation in Pacific Salmonids”

     Host: Eric Palkovacs


  • October 18, 2019

  • Greg Grether - Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UCLA

    Greg Grether - Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UCLA

    "Behavioral interference between species"

    Host: Bruce Lyon 


  • October 25, 2019

  • Andrew Hein, Research Ecologist, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA

    Andrew Hein, Research Ecologist, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA

    "The Ecology of Information: Measuring and Modeling Life’s Hidden Currency"

    Host: Eric Palkovacs


  • November 1, 2019

  • Alejandro Rico-Guevara, Assistant Professor, University of Washington,; Curator of Birds at the Burke Museum

    Alejandro Rico-Guevara, Assistant Professor, University of Washington,; Curator of Birds at the Burke Museum

    "To Feed or To Fight: Nectarivory Energetics and Animal Weapons"

    Host: Kathleen Kay


  • November 8, 2019

  • Amy Angert, Associate Professor, Department of Botony, University of British Colombia

    Amy Angert, Associate Professor, Department of Botony, University of British Colombia

    "Shifting dynamics of demography and adaptation across geographic gradients"

    Host: Kathleen Kay


  • November 15, 2019

  • Jay Sexton Associate Professor, Life and Environmental Sciences Department, University of California, Merced

    Jay Sexton Associate Professor, Life and Environmental Sciences Department, University of California, Merced

     "Using knowledge of species ranges to inform ecology, evolution, and conservation under global change"

    Host: Kathleen Kay


  • November 22, 2019

  • Eric Palkovacs - Associate Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

    Eric Palkovacs - Associate Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

    "The importance of intraspecific variation for nature and people"

    Host: Suzanne Alonzo


  • December 6, 2019

  • Barry Sinervo - Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

    Barry Sinervo - Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz


"The rock-paper-scissors game is everywhere: In biology, Social Systems and even the Universe"

Host: Ingrid Parker