CPB Tuesday Seminar

Phantom Cliffs

CPB Tuesday Seminar Series:  SPRING QUARTER 2020

When:  Tuesdays, 4:10 - 5:30PM

Where:  Remote - Via Zoom - Invitations will be sent via the cpb@ucdavis.edu listserv.

PBG 290 – CRN 75613

Schedule as of 4/24/20 p.m.

Interested in presenting or have questions? Please contact smmann@ucdavis.edu


March 31, 2020 – Jeremy Berg

Faculty, University of Chicago

Title:  The population genetics of complex genetic disease: a new look at some old models

Host:  Graham Coop


April 7, 2020 – Postdoc Flash Talks! - 5 x 5 minute talks


Gregory Backus https://gregbackus.weebly.com/

Anthony Barley https://anthonyjbarley.com/

Didem Sarikaya http://dpsarikaya.com/

Silas Tittes https://github.com/silastittes

Laetitia Wilkins https://laetitia.schmid.se/

Join us for a brief look into some of the great research being performed here in CPB by postdocs.

Hosts:  Matthew Osmond and Denon Start


April 14, 2020 – Art Weis

Faculty, University of Toronto

Title:  Population structure in flowering plants: isolation by phenology synergizes isolation by distance

Host:  Denon Start


April 21, 2020 – Rachel Germain

Faculty, University of British Columbia

Title:  The ecology and evolution of ecological communities

Host:  Matthew Osmond


April 28, 2020 – Elizabeth Crone

Professor, Tufts University

Title:  Insect phenology in changing environments

Host:  Jennifer Gremer


May 5, 2020 – Emily Longman

Graduate Student, Population Biology Graduate Group, Sanford Lab, UC Davis

Title:  Local adaptation and eco-evolutionary dynamics in marine intertidal invertebrates

Host:  Eric Sanford


May 12, 2020 – Cassandra Ettinger – Exit Seminar

Graduate Student, Integrative Genetics and Genomics Graduate Group, Eisen Lab, UC Davis

Title:  All the small things: taxonomic diversity of the bacterial and fungal communities associated with the seagrass, Zostera marina

Host:  Jonathan Eisen


May 19, 2020 – Isabelle Neylan

Graduate Student, Population Biology Graduate Group, Sih / Stachowicz Labs, UC Davis

Title:  Understanding the eco-evolutionary contexts that promote adaptive transgenerational plasticity in a changing world

Hosts:  Andy Sih and Jay Stachowicz


May 26, 2020 – Nicholas Saleh – Exit Seminar

Graduate Student, Population Biology Graduate Group, Ramirez Lab, UC Davis

Title:  The evolution of sociality in the orchid bee, Euglossa dilemma

Host:  Santiago Ramirez


June 2, 2020 – Serena Caplins – Exit Seminar

Graduate Student, Population Biology Graduate Group, Grosberg Lab, UC Davis

Title:  The evolution of developmental mode using intra and interspecific contrasts

Host:  Rick Grosberg