Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology

Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology Colloquium

BIOL 252 Seminar Series 2017-2018

Thursdays at 4:10 pm • Genomics Auditorium

Refreshments served beforehand in the Moore Room (Spieth 3365).
Please contact the host to make an appointment with any of the speakers.

Current Schedule:

Fall 2017 Quarter / Winter 2018 Quarter / Spring 2018 Quarter

Fall Quarter 2017

Date Speaker Title Institution Host
October 5th                     Dr. Holly V. Moeller                            "Trade, Borrow, or Steal: Acquired Metabolism and Evolutionary Innovation" Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara Kurt Anderson

October 12th

(will be held in Bourns Hall A171)        

Dr. Kevin Lafferty "Parasites and Food Webs"
USGS, University of California, Santa Barbara David Reznick
October 19th Dr. Felipe Barreto "Speciation and adaptation in the marine realm: lessons from functional genomics of an intertidal copepod"
Oregon State University Marko Spasojevic
October 26th Dr. Jeremy Yoder "TBA"
Cal State Northridge Joel Sachs
November 2nd Dr. Martin Turcotte "The impact of plant rapid evolution on species interactions" University of Pittsburg  David Reznick
November 9th Dr. Misty Paig-Tran "Biomechanics to Biomimetics. Marine animals as models for bioinspired design" Cal State Fullerton Marko Spasojevic

November 16th

(will be held in MSE 003)

Dr. Matt Walsh "Why are organisms (and their offspring) phenotypically plastic in response to environmental change?" University of Texas at Arlington  David Reznick 
November 23rd No Seminar "TBA" Thanksgiving Holiday  

November 30th

(will be held at UCR Alumni & Visitors Center, 3:30-5pm)

  Wilbur W. Mayhew Endowed Chair Naming Ceremony    
December 7th Dr. Michael T. Bogan  "TBA" SNRE, University of Arizona Kurt Anderson 


Winter Quarter 2018

Date Speaker Title Institution Host
January 11th        
January 18th   Evolution job search candidate     
January 25th   Evolution job search candidate     
February. 1st Dr. Julian Kapoor "Leks, lies, and audiotape: the adaptive significance of vocal dialects in a lekking hummingbird" Cornell University Chris Clark 
February 8th Dr. Gail Patricelli          "TBA" University of California, Davis                                                                   Chris Clark        
February 15th        
February 22nd  Dr. Elizabeth Scordato  "TBA"  Cal Poly Pomona  Alan Brelsford
March 1st Dr. Yun Tao "TBA" University of California, Riverside Helen Regan
March 8th        
March 15th        

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Spring Quarter 2018 

Date Speaker Title Institution  Host
March 29th                                                                                                                                                                        
April 5th        
April 12th        
April 19th        
April 26th        
May 3rd Dr. Eric Wood  "TBA"  California State University Los Angeles  Nicole Rafferty
May 10th        
May 17th        
May 24th        
May 31st        

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