Fall 2015 Colloquium - Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:00pm, Darwin 103

Date Presenter & Topic
Aug 25th Introductory Meeting – Dr. Murali Pillai, Colloquium Coordinator
Sept 1st
(Host: Keller)
Dr. Bora Inceoglu, University of California - Davis, Hammock Lab of Pesticide Biotechnology. “Investigating the Effects of Inhibiting sEH in Animal Models of Pain”
Sept 8th
(Host: Lee)
Dr. Lei Lani Stelle, University of Redlands, Department of Biology. "Whale mPP: How the Public Can Help Scientists Map Marine Mammals for Conservation."
Sept 15th
(Host: )
 
Sept 22nd
(Host: Geist)
Dr. Jonathon Stillman, San Francisco State University - Romberg Tiburon Center, University of California - Berkeley, Integrative Biology. "Physiological Respsonses of Crabs to Ocean Acidification and Warming."
Sept 29th
(Host: Pillai)
Dr. Caroline Ajo-Franklin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California - Berkeley. "Engineering Electric Communication."
Oct 6th
(Host: Lin)
Dr. Mark McCormick, Buck Institute for Research on Aging. "Studying Lifespan and Aging Using the Budding Yeast S. cerevisiae and the Nematode C. elegans."
Oct 13th
(Host: Khudyakov)
Dr. Titus Brown, University of California - Davis, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, Lab for Data Intensive Biology. Title: TBD
Oct 20th
(Host: Rank)
Dr. Elizabeth Dahlhoff, Santa Clara University, Department of Biology. "Local Adaptation in Response to Climate Change: Hot Times in Cold Places."
Oct 27th
(Host: Rank)
Dr. Javier A Ceja-Navarro, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California - Berkeley. "Harnessing the Biotechnological Potential Stored in Insects for Lignocellulose Degradation."
Nov 3rd
(Host: Torok)
Dr. Neslihan Taş-Baas, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California - Berkeley. "Climate-Mediated Changes in Microbial Ecology of Artic Soils."
Nov 10th
(Host: Rank)
Hiromi Uno, University of California - Berkeley, Integrative Biology. "Life of Aquatic Insects in Thermally Heterogeneous Rivers and Their Ecosystem Impacts."
Nov 17th
(Host: Zippay)
Dr. Nann Fangue, University of California, Davis - Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology. Title: TBD
Nov 24th
Thanksgiving Break - Campus Closed
Dec 1st
(Host: Geist)
Jonathan Young, Presidio Wildlife Ecologist, Presidio Trust of San Francisco : Senior Agricultural Biologist, Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner's Office. "The Restoration of an Urban Lake: Socio-Ecological Opportunities and Challenges in the 21st Century."
Dec 8th
(Host: )