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Evolution and Ecology

Evolution and Ecology

2320 Storer Hall
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Telephone: (530) 752-1272

Fax: (530) 752-1449

Anemone and starfish in kelp forest, Pt. Lobos, Carmel, California

Anemone and starfish in kelp forest, Pt. Lobos, Carmel, California

Source: Wikipedia, Creative Commons


When: Thursday, 4:10 - 5:30PM

Where: 1003 Giedt Hall (campus map)

ECL 296 - CRN 30130 - PBG 292 CRN 44638


  • September 22, 2016: Chris Rothfels
    University of California, Berkeley
    Title: “Next generation polyploid phylogenetics: Inferring the past and future of plant diversification ”
    Host: Dan Runcie

  • September 29, 2016: Jamie Kneithel
    California State University, Sacramento
    Title: “Across the great divide: Ecology at the aquatic-terrestrial interface in California vernal pools ”
    Host: Jenny Gremer

  • October 6, 2016: Matt Hahn
    Indiana University
    Title: “Adaptation and speciation: a virtuous cycle in Anopheles mosquitoes ”
    Host: Brandon Cooper

  • October 13, 2016: Lara Kueppers
    University of California, Merced
    Title: “Trees at the edge: How seedling responses to climate change can shape the pace and pattern of forest elevation shifts”
    Host: Mike Koontz

  • October 20, 2016: Amelia Wolf
    Columbia University
    Title: “Species interactions and global change: how interactions affect plant trait plasticity, community dynamics, and ecosystem function”
    Host: Truman Young

  • October 27, 2016: John McNamara
    University of Bristol
    Title: “Towards a richer evolutionary game theory ”
    Host: Andy Sih

  • November 3, 2016: Alison Bell
    University of Illinois
    Title: “Causes and consequences of behavioral and transgenerational plasticity in threespined sticklebacks”
    Host: Andy Sih

  • November 10, 2016: Kevin Boyce
    Stanford University
    Title: “Fungi, coal, and the early evolution of the terrestrial carbon cycle”
    Host: Mason Earles

  • November 17, 2016: Pete Raimondi
    University of California, Santa Cruz
    Title: “Demographic connectivity structures the population dynamics of giant kelp metapopulations”
    Host: Jay Stachowicz

  • December 1, 2016: Nels Elde
    University of Utah
    Title: “TBD ”
    Host: Kristin Lee
  • *Sponsored by: College of Biological Sciences, Storer Endowment in the Life Sciences, Department ofEvolution and Ecology, Center for Population Biology, Graduate Group in Ecology, Department of Environmental Science & Policy, Department of Plant Sciences, Department of Plant Biology , Department of Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology, and Center for Theoretical Ecology.