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Seminars on the Berkeley Campus

Every week numerous seminars on campus make it a challenge to keep abreast of events. While some of these are oriented to the public, most are research seminars that are geared to graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and visiting researchers. However, undergraduates and interested public are welcome to attend.

In the biological sciences, seminars are offered through several departments including Integrative Biology and Environmental Science Policy, and Management. In addition, research units such as the MVZ offer their own seminar series (see below).

See the calendar of MVZ Events.

Check here for listings of seminars in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management.

Check here for listings of seminars in Integrative Biology.

Seminars held in the MVZ's Grinnell-Miller Library

The following seminars are held during the academic semester. Enter through the MVZ's main office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building. The library is located in the rear of the Museum on the north side.

MVZ Lunch

A graduate-level seminar series based on current and recent vertebrate research. Graduate students, professors, staff and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. Topics vary and include natural history, behavior, systematics and evolutionary biology. Advanced undergraduates wishing to take the course for credit should ask before signing up, but all are welcome to attend meetings.

The course listing for MVZ Lunch seminars is IB 264.

See our current MVZ Lunch schedule.
  • Contact Michael Nachman, Director, for more information.
  • Meets every Wednesday in MVZ's Library from 12-1 pm.
  • Can be taken for credit -- 1 unit course.

Watch our previous seminars on:
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Berkeley Natural History Museums Informatics Seminar

Seminar series that explores issues in biodiversity informatics related to outreach, information technology, and related research. Staff, faculty, students and the interested public are welcome to attend.

Click here for listings.
Meets irregularly during the semester. Check listings for schedule.

Herp Group

A graduate-level seminar series based on current and recent herpetological research. Each meeting will begin with a review of recent publications. The body of each meeting will consist of a presentation or led discussion by a participant or invited guest. Presentation of manuscripts and research plans for comment is encouraged. Advanced undergraduates wishing to take the course for credit should ask before signing up, but all are welcome to attend meetings.

Address questions to Jimmy A. McGuire (mcguirej@berkeley.edu)
(can be taken for credit -- 1 unit course)


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