Biology & Marine Biology

Fall 2021 Seminar Series

* All seminars will be held via Zoom. The meeting rooms are linked below. if you have trouble logging into the meeting please contact Dr. Tift at If you missed a seminar, available seminar recordings are linked below. 

Seminar series schedule
Date Day  Time Location Speaker Topic
08/27 Fri. 3:00 Zoom

Dr. Jose Vazquez-Medina
UC Berkeley

Chasing the Mechanistic Bases of Stress Adaptation in Northern Elephant Seals
09/03 Fri. 3:00 Zoom

Dr. Rachel Holser

A top predator in hot water: effects of a marine heatwave on the norther elephant seal
09/10 Fri. 3:00 Zoom Dr. Joseph Covi
UNC Wilmington
Protecting the living dead: susceptibility of dormant zooplankton in the anthropocene
09/17 Fri. 3:00 Zoom Dr. Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Disease in a Changing World: Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamics
09/24 Fri. 3:00 Zoom Dr. Sara Weinstein
Univ. of Utah/Smithsonian Institution
10/01 Fri. 3:00 Zoom Dr. Jeff McKinnon
Color Patter Evolution in the Threespin Sickleback: Widening the Field of View
10/08 Fri. 3:00 Zoom Fall Break No Seminar
10/15 Fri. 3:00 Zoom TBA TBA
10/22 Fri. 3:00 Zoom

Dr. Kenneth Halanych
UNC Wilmington

Evolutionary Genomics of Marine Invertebrates
10/29 Fri. 1:00 Zoom

Graduate Student Symposium

Various Topics
11/05 Fri. 3:00 Zoom

Dr. Nikki Fogarty
UNC Wilmington

11/12 Fri. 3:00 Zoom TBA TBA
11/19 Fri. 3:00 Zoom TBA TBA
11/26 Fri. 3:00 Zoom Thanksgiving No Seminar