Fall 2018

August 22

No Seminar - MVZ Grad Student Meeting

August 29

No Seminar - MVZ Social Please bring your lunch

September 5

Obed Hernandez-Gomez, Dept of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley

“Microbial Ecology of the Amphibian Skin: investigations of local and regional factors shaping the skin microbiota of amphibians.”

September 12

Nicholas Mason, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley

“On a lark! Geographic and temporal variation in camouflage among larks of the western United States”

September 19

Sarah Benson-Amram, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming

September 26

Jessica Castillo Vardaro, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Integrative Biology Dept., UC Berkeley

October 3

MVZ Student Invited Speaker

Scott Edwards, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology & Curator of
Ornithology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University

October 10

Teresa Feo, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

“Shinning new light on historic collections: How museum specimens and bright X-rays revealed one of the darkest materials known to man”

October 17

Telma Laurentino, Zoological Institute, University of Basel

October 24

Christopher Witt, Museum of Southwestern Biology and Dept. of Biology, University of New Mexico

October 31

Juliana Vianna, MVZ Visiting Professor, Departamento de Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

“Penguin evolution across the southern ocean: from population genetics structure, adaptation to speciation”

November 7

November 14

November 21

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday

November 28

Katya Mack, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Dept. of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley

Spring 2019

January 23

MVZ Student Invited Speaker

Jenny Tung, Depts. of Evolutionary Anthropology and Biology, Duke University

January 30

Max Lambert, Dept of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley

February 6

Jennifer Smith, Biology Department, Mills College

February 13

February 20

February 27

Jonathan Losos, Professor of Biology, Washington University

March 6

March 13

March 20

March 27

No Seminar - Spring Break

April 3

April 10

April 17

Hold for finishing talks

April 24

Hold for finishing talks

May 1

Noëlle Bittner, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Dept. of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley

May 8

No Seminar - MVZ Retreat