February 26, 2020 – Jesse Shapiro

JESSE SHAPIRO Canada Research Chair Microbial Evolutionary Genomics Department of Biological Sciences Université de Montréal   “Does diversity beget diversity in microbiomes”   Microbes are embedded in…

November 6 2019 – Molly Womack

November 6 2019 12:00 LSB 2320 Molly Womack National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution TBA Summary Host: Karen Sears

October 30 2019 – Gita Kolluru

October 30 2019 12:00 LSB 2320 Gita Kolluru Biological Sciences Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo The Role of Sexual Selection in Maintaining Color Polymorphism in a Cuban Poeciliid Fish Summary Color…

October 16 2019 – Holly Moeller

October 16 2019 12:00 LSB 2320 Holly Moeller Department of Ecology, Evolution &; Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara Trade, Borrow, or Steal: How acquired metabolism fuels ecological opportunity and evolutionary innovation Summary Acquired…

October 9 2019 – Thomas B. Smith

October 9 2019 12:00 LSB 2320 Thomas B. Smith Dept of EEB, UCLA Importance of Preserving Environmental Gradients in a Changing World Summary Central African rainforests represent one of the most important centers of biological diversity…