Winter 2018 Department Seminars

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

(unless otherwise noted)

Anyone needing special arrangements to accommodate a disability should call 831-459-4715 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 Univ.

    "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

    Title: "Natural selection and the evolution of genome structure"
    Host: Grant Pogson

  • March 2, 2018

  • Rasmus Nielsen - UCB

    Title: "The genetic basis of human physiological adaptation"
    Host: Grant Pogson

  • March 9, 2018

  • Kristen Ruegg- UCSC

    Title: "The bird Genoscape Project - mapping climate adaptation and migratory flyways in North American birds"
    Host: Bruce Lyon

  • March 16, 2018

  • Tania Jogesh - UCSC

    Title: "Polination in the face of herbivory: Context-dependent floral trait evolution"
    Host: Kathleen Kay