Seminars Winter 2018

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

(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.


    January 12, 2018

  • Holly Kindsvater - Rutgers University

    "Information from adaptation: Using life history to infer natural selection "

    Host:  Eric Palkovacs


  • January 19, 2018

  • Michael Loik - UCSC

    "On form and function in the Cactaceae"

    Host:  Ingrid Parker


  • January 26, 2018

  • Eric Riddell - UCB

    "Ecological consequences of plasticity under past, present and future climates in the global hotspot of salamander diversity"

    Host:  Barry Sinervo


  • February 2, 2018

  • Dave Herbst - Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, Univ. of California

    "Climate change, drought, and the ecological integrity of headwater stream ecosystems in the Sierra Nevada"

    Host:  Eric Palkovacs


  • February 9, 2018

  • Simone Des Roches - UCSC

    "The ecological importance of infraspecific variation"

    Host:  Eric Palkovacs


  • February 16, 2018

  • Steve Rothstein - UCSB

    "Vocal communication and development in America's most hated songbird with some comments on cowbird effects on endangered species"

    Host:  Bruce Lyon


  • February 23, 2018

  • Russ Corbett-Detig - UCSC

    "Natural selection and the evolution of genome structure"

    Host:  Grant Pogson


  • March 2, 2018

  • Rasmus Nielsen - UCB

    "The genetic basis of human physiological adaptation"

    Host:  Grant Pogson


  • March 9, 2018

  • Kristen Ruegg - UCSC

    "The bird Genoscape Project - mapping climate adaptation and migratory flyways in North American birds"

    Host:  Bruce Lyon


  • March 16, 2018

  • Tania Jogesh - UCSC

    "Polination in the face of herbivory: Context-dependent floral trait evolution"

    Host:  Kathleen Kay