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Biological Sciences Seminar Series

The Department of Biological Sciences hosts an active program of biological sciences seminars. Seminars are held on Zoom or Facebook live on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month at 3:30 pm. Our seminar series are free and open to the public.

  All lectures for Spring 2022 can be found at this Zoom link. (Meeting ID: 830 7528 4783 Passcode: BIO2022)

Spring 2022

  • January 21: Dr. Garfield Kwan, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, "How Ocean Acidification Promotes Otolith Biomineralization in Teleost Fish"
  • February 4: Ariel Pezner, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, "Coral Reef Hypoxia: Projections Under Warming and Impacts on Coral Growth"
  • February 18: Dr. Carl Roland, National Park Service, "The intersection of chance and design – monitoring vegetation over space and time in central Alaska’s parklands"
  • March 4: Dr. Doug Causey, University of Alaska Anchorage, "The dynamics of waterfowl populations and subsistence hunting in the Yukon-Kuskokwim delta"
  • March 18: Dr. Barbara Wortham, UC Berkley, "How is photorespiration recorded in trees? Lessons from the Los Angeles Basin, CA"
  • April 1: Dr. Kate Sheehan, Frostburg State University, "Parasites and plastics in pelagic food webs"
  • April 15: TBD

Lecture titles are linked to video recordings of the presentation.

Location & Directions 

Due to the pandemic, all seminars are being presented on zoom. Please subscribe to our listserv to receive details regarding the presentations.