Fall Seminar Series

The public is invited to join us during the semester for our Wednesday seminars at 3:30 p.m. See zoom registration links below for each seminar. Graduate student talks are by invitation or internal only.

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Seminar Schedule
Date Speaker and Seminar Title

Aug 31

Ellen Hines, Professor of Geography, Estuary & Ocean Science Center, SF State

Marine Mammal Detectives, Exploring Whale Temples in Vietnam

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Sept 7

Sean Jungbluth, Adjunct Professor of Biology, SF State

Submarines, Supercomputers, and Sequence Data: Aquatic Ecology Enabled by Computational Biology

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Sept 14

Rebecca Schwartz Lesberg, President, Coastal Policy Solutions

Eelgrass Conservation Policy in SF Bay and Across CA

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Sept 21

Shefali Shah

Internal - EOS Center Community Meeting

Sept 28

Research in Progress Talks

EOS Center Graduate Students

Oct 5

Sam Bashevkin, Senior Environmental Scientist at the Delta Science Program, Delta Stewardship Council

Leveraging old monitoring programs for new insights into San Francisco Estuary dynamics

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Oct 12

Research in Progress Talks

EOS Center Graduate Students

Oct 19

No seminar

Oct 26

Sam Bedgood, Postdoctoral Scholar, Oregon State University

Symbiosis in flux: Algal endosymbiont contributions are shaped by sea anemone diet and size

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Nov 2

Alison Gould, Research Scientist, California Academy of Sciences

Shedding light on symbiosis: lessons from a bioluminescent coral reef fish

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Nov 9

Erik Sotka, Professor of Biology, College of Charleston

Good thing, bad thing: Rapid evolution of native salt marshes and an introduced seaweed

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Nov 16

Shayle Matsuda, David H. Smith Conservation Research Postdoctoral Fellow, John G. Shedd Aquarium

The role of microbial symbioses in reef coral conservation under climate change


Nov 30

Brian Bergamaschi, Research Biogeochemist, US Geological Survey

Response of the Delta and Estuary to a major change in wastewater nutrient loading

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Dec 7

Research in Progress Talks

EOS Center Graduate Students

Dec 14

IMES Lightning Talks Mini-Symposium (3pm start time)