Fall 2020 Seminars

Fridays, 9:30 -10:30AM 

Fall quarter seminars are being held virtually via Zoom. 


    October 9, 2020

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    Dr. Bill Rice, Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara

    When evolution moves at warp-speed: molecular drive at centromeres

    Host: Bruce Lyon


  • October 16, 2020

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    Dr. Christopher Martinez, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis

     “Capturing the Diversity of Complex Motions During Fish Prey Capture

     Host: Rita Mehta


  • October 23, 2020

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    Dr. Nathalie Nagalingum, California Academy of Sciences

    "Conservation and evolution of cycads"

    Host: Jarmila Pittermann


  • October 30, 2020

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    Dr. Dale Clayton, Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Utah

    "On the origin of diversity: Rapid experimental evolution of size, cryptic coloration, and reproductive isolation in feather lice"

    Host: John Thompson


  • November 6, 2020

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    Dr. Rita Mehta, Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

    "Feeding Specializations: Testing Anatomy, Behavior and Performance"

    Host: Terrie Williams


  • November 13, 2020

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    Dr. Cheryl Logan, Associate Professor, Department of Marine Science, CSUMB

    "Quantifying global potential for coral evolutionary response to climate change"

    Host: Giacomo Bernardi


  • November 20, 2020

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    Dr. Dan Costa, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

    "Movements of Marine Megafauna Determine Their Vulnerability to Anthropogenic Stressors and Climate Change"

    Host: Roxanne Beltran


  • December 4, 2020

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    Dr. Jeff Brawn, Professor, School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    "Prospects for tropical birds where much will change"

    Host: Bruce Lyon


  • December 11, 2020

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    Dr. Jarmila Pittermann, Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

    "I will survive: mechanisms of drought tolerance in ferns and other forest plants"

    Host: Ingrid Parker