Seminars Spring 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.


    April 6, 2018

  • Claudio Campagna – UC Santa Cruz

    "An expedition to the end of the world and the land of fire: conservation from practice to theory"

    Host: Laurel Fox


  • April 13, 2018

  • Susan Mazer – UC Santa Barbara

    "Winning in style: evolutionary divergence in pollen performance between Clarkia sister species with contrasting mating systems - a test of sexual selection theory"

    Host: Laurel Fox


  • April 20, 2018

  • Phillip Cleves – Stanford

    "Using Transcriptomics and Reverse Genetics to Understand Cnidarian-Dinoflagellate Symbiosis"

    Host: Don Potts


  • April 27, 2018

  • Krista Oke – UC Santa Cruz

    "(Non)parallel evolution in salmon and other fishes"

    Host: Eric Palkovacs


  • May 4, 2018

  • Doug Altshuler – Univ of British Columbia

    "Biomechanics and neural control of maneuvering flight"

    Host: Rita Mehta


  • May 11, 2018

  • Eric Sanford – UC Davis

    "Coastal Fauna in Flux: Geographic Range Limits and the 2014-2016 Marine Heatwave"

    Host: Kristy Kroeker


  • May 18, 2018

  • Luke Harmon – Univ of Idaho

    "Scaling the Tree of Life"

    Host: Marm Kilpatrick


  • May 25, 2018

  • Christopher Templeton – Pacific University

    "Sound the alarm! Anti-predator communication in social flocks of chickadees and tits"

    Host: Theadora Block


  • June 1, 2018

  • Diego Sustaita – Calif. State University, San Marcos

    "Big predators come in small packages: functional morphology and feeding performances in shrikes"

    Host: Rita Mehta


  • June 8, 2018

  • Paulo Guimaraes Jr. – Univ. of São Paulo

    "Network structure reshapes the adaptive landscape of species-rich ecological interactions"

    Host: John Thompson