All seminars will be held at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesdays, Pacific Time, and will include both in-person and virtual seminars. 

The in-person seminars will take place in Room 122 of Briggs Hall, located off Kleiber Hall Drive. These seminars will be recorded for later viewing.

Both virtual and in-person seminars will be broadcast via the Zoom meeting software package (

March 30, 2022
Ziad Khouri
UC Davis
Title:Scoliid wasp evolution and some adventures with posterior predictive simulation
Watch Recording

April 6, 2022 - VIRTUAL
Makedonka Mitreva
Washignton University School of Medicine
Title:Multi-omics applications in helminth research
Watch Recording

April 13, 2022
Tobin Hammer
University of Texas Austin
Title:“Mystery of the missing microbes: why do bees keep losing their symbionts?”
Watch Recording

April 20, 2022
Jared Ali
Penn State University
Title:Chemical Ecology of Plant Defense and Multi-trophic Interactions: Bad Bugs, Pungent Parasites and Toxic Travelers
Watch Recording

April 27, 2022 - VIRTUAL
Heather Bruce
Marine Biological Laboratory; University of California, Berkeley;
Title:Evolution and development of arthropod appendages: novelty and homology
Watch Recording

May 4, 2022 - VIRTUAL
Scott McArt
Cornell University
Title:Pesticide risk to pollinators: What we know and what we need to know better
Watch Recording

May 11, 2022 - VIRTUAL
Mostafa Zamanian
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title:Combing target and whole-organism paradigms for anthelmintic discovery
Recording Unavailable

May 18, 2022 - VIRTUAL
Corlett Wood
University of Pennsylvania
Title:The conflict beneath your feet: indirect effects in plant-symbiont interactions
Watch Recording

May 25, 2022
James R Carey
UC Davis
Title:“The conceptual sweep of a mathematical discovery in insect demography: From estimation of medfly population age structure to an historical analysis of U.S. Congress incumbency distributions, 1785-2000”
Watch Recording

June 1, 2022
Isgouhi Kaloshian
UC Riverside
Title:Root-Knot nematode perception and immune signaling in Arabidopsis
Watch Recording