2016 - 2017 Seminar Schedule

    (All 2016 Fall Quarter seminars are on Tuesday at 4 pm (change from 3:30pm) and are held in the Turing Auditorium, unless otherwise noted)


Date Speaker Affiliation Title
SEP 27 2016
Jonathan Foley Executive Director, California Academy of Sciences Adventures in science communication: Shifting from the lab to a museum
OCT 4 2016
Kolby Jardine Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Biochemical Ecology of Tropical Forests Under Climate Warming. 
OCT 18 2016
Rong Fu Associate Director, Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE), and Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UCLA How does vegetation influence drought variability and predictability?
OCT 25 2016
Andrew Leakey Associate Professor of Plant Biology Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Vertically integrating analysis of plant carbon, water, & nutrient relations to understand & improve crop productivity, sustainability, & resilience
NOV 8 2016
Lisa Ainsworth Associate Professor of Plant Biology Adjunct Assistant Professor of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Understanding ozone tolerance in maize and soybean
NOV 22 2016
Ian Woodrow Professor, School of BioSciences, Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne Developing mallee eucalypts as a biomass and pharmaceutical crop for increasingly marginal land in the Australian wheat belt
DEC 6 2016
Venkatramani Balaji Head, Modeling Systems Group NOAA/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) and Princeton University Towards a model ecosystem
DEC 7 2016
Beverly Law Professor of Global Change Biology & Terrestrial Systems Science, Oregon State University, Director of TERRA-PNW Drought, Fire, and Management in Forests: Facing Future

Past DGE Seminars

DGE Internal Seminars