Biology Colloquium Spring 2023

Department of Biology
Mondays 12:00 - 12:50 pm
Darwin 103 - updated 01-23-23

Date/Host Speaker/Title of Presentation
Jan 23 Dr. Joseph Lin, Introduction to Spring 2023 Colloquium
Jan 30
Dr. Dennis Mangan, Storytelling Science: The Conversational Path from Hypothesis to Discussion
Feb 6
Dr. Nathan Rank, Sonoma State University, Department of Biology.  "Insect Decline and the Importance of Insect Conservation"
Feb 13
Dr. Andre Szjener-Sigal, University of California, Berkeley. Title TBA
Feb 20
Jake Harvey, Institute For Wildlife Studies, Arcata CA. Title TBA. Presented by SSU's Center for Environmental Inquiry.
Feb 27
Dr. Gregory Perrier, “Exploring the Vegetation of the Montini Open Space Preserve”
Mar 6
Dr. Jeanne Baker, Merck. Title: TBA
Mar 13
Dr. Brad Shaffer, University of California, LA. “Genomics (Plus Field Ecology) to Enhance California Biodiversity Conservation”
Mar 20 Spring Break - No Seminar 
Mar 27
Dr. Sophie Chu, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA. “Ocean Acidification and Sensor Development” 
Apr 3
Dr. John Sedat, National Academy of Sciences, University of California, San Francisco. "A Slinky of Nucleosomes Builds a Unified Chromosome Architecture"
Apr 10
Erika Defer, University of California, Davis and Safari West. Title: TBA
Apr 17
Dr. David Toczyski, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco. Title: TBA
Apr 24 Dino Sbardellati, PhD Student, Microbiology Graduate Group, University of California, Davis. Title: TBA
May 1
Dr. Brady Cress, Innovative Genomics Institute, University of California, Berkeley. "Targeted DNA Editing Within Microbial Communities"
May 8 Finals Week - No Seminar