Biology Seminar

A quasi-weekly research seminar series with national and international participation hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences 

Fall Semester 2023

Fridays at 4 p.m. 
In Person events (IP) will be held in Science B 135
Zoom events:  Zoom IDs and passcodes will be emailed the week of the event
For event details or to receive the Zoom information, please email the department at:


September 15Houston Wilson
University of California Riverside
IPHabitat Diversification to Enhance Ecosystem Services in North Coast Vineyards
September 22Paul Wilson
Arcata/California State University Northridge (Retired)
IPBryophytes along a 3000-m elevation gradient in the Sierra Nevada
September 29Paul CaraDonna
Northwestern University/Chicago Botanic Garden & R.M.B.L.
IPUnderstanding the dynamics of plant-pollinator interactions in a changing world.
October 6

Taylor Chapple

Oregon State University

IPShark behavior - title TBA
October 13Candela Blanco Moreno
Cal Poly Humboldt/Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
IPPhylogeny of flower scent, bryophyte fossil record, evolution of plant-animal interactions - title TBA
October 20Ana Maria Bedoya
Louisiana State University
ZoomBotany and geogenomics:  contraining geological hypotheses with large-scale genetic data derived from plants
October 27

Juan Liu

University of California, Berkeley

IPTaxonomy, hearing in fishes - title TBA
November 3

Christopher Paddock
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

ZoomRickettsia parkeri in the sky islands of the southwestern United States
December 1

Carrie Diaz Eaton
Bates College