Current Topics in Evolutionary Biology (IB 264)

“MVZ Lunch”

As the health and safety of our community is a priority, this Fall semester, all seminars will be held remotely. Join the MVZ Lunch Seminar on Zoom! See the schedule for Zoom links. (Note: UC Berkeley policy requires all participants to be registered on Zoom to access with either a free account or their Berkeley account) Posted 8 Sep 2020


Please join us Wednesdays at 12:10PM for MVZ Lunch Seminars online.

Seminar titles below will be hyperlinked when posted.
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Please note that some speakers have asked that we not post their talks.

MVZ Lunch Seminar Schedule 2020-2021

Fall 2020

26-AugNo Seminar - Meeting with Graduate Students
2-SepNo Seminar - Faculty and Staff Meeting
9-SepNo Seminar
16-SepNo Seminar
23-SepNo Seminar
30-SepJaime Chaves, San Francisco State University
Host: Rebecca Tarvin
Novel approaches to understanding the adaptive radiation of Darwin's finches
7-OctShane Campbell Staton, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA
Host: Emma Steigerwald
Evolution in the Anthropocene: Understanding adaptation to human-mediated change
14-OctNo Seminar - MVZ Faculty and Staff Meeting
21-OctDavid Blackburn, Associate Curator of Herpetology, University of Florida
Host: David Wake
Digital Specimens and the Future of Natural History Collections
28-OctNo Seminar - MVZ Faculty and Affiliated Faculty Meeting
4-NovDan Wenny, Lead Biologist , San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory
Host: Carla Cicero
Zoom Link
Gape width in fruit-eating birds and a brief introduction to Coyote Creek Field Station
11-NovNo Seminar - Veteran's Day
18-NovBrad Shaffer, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA
Host: Carol Spencer
Zoom Link
25-NovNo Seminar - Thanksgiving
2-DecProsanta Chakrabarty, Professor, Curator of Ichthyology, Louisiana State University
Host: Chris Martin
Zoom Link

Spring 2021

24-MarchSpring Break
7-AprilHold for Finishing Talks
14-AprilHold for Finishing Talks
21-AprilHold for Finishing Talks
28-AprilHold for Finishing Talks
5-MayNo Seminar - MVZ Retreat

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Future Schedule:

Fall 2021- Spring 2022

Past Schedules:

Fall 2019-Spring 2020
Fall 2018-Spring 2019
Fall 2017-Spring 2018
Fall 2016-Spring 2017
Fall 2015-Spring 2016
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Spring 2014

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