Botany Seminar Series

The Research Department hosts a seminar series that brings speakers on a wide range of topics in evolutionary biology and ecology to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden throughout the academic year.

Seminars are open to all and held Fridays at 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Please check in at the Kiosk and tell admissions staff that you are here for the seminar. You will be admitted at no charge. Out of respect for seminar speakers and to limit disruptions, guests of the Botany Seminar Series will not be admitted to the Garden after 4:10 p.m.

Fall 2014

September 12, 2014
Mel Duvall
Northern Illinois University

September 19, 2014
Matina Donaldson-Matasci
Harvey Mudd College

September 26, 2014
Tom Gillespie
University of California, Los Angeles

October 17, 2014
Tim Krantz
University of Redlands

October 24, 2014
Jose Zúñiga
CGU/RSABG Doctoral Candidate Dissertation Defense

November 4, 2014  (TUESDAY)
Sean Hoban
University of Tennessee, National Institute for Mathematics and Biological Synthesis

November 7, 2014
Brad Ruhfel
Eastern Kentucky University

November 20, 2014  (THURSDAY)
Diana Jolles
CGU/RSABG Doctoral Candidate Dissertation Defense

December 5, 2014
David Giblin
University of Washington Herbarium at the Burke 

December 10, 2014 (WEDNESDAY)
Lauren Chan
W.M. Keck Science Department (Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, & Scripps Colleges)

December 12, 2014
Denise Knapp
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

 

Spring 2015

January 23, 2015
Diane Thomson
W.M. Keck Science Department (Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, & Scripps Colleges)

January 30, 2015
Michael Moore
Oberlin College

February 13, 2015
David Tank
University of Idaho

February 20, 2015
Shannon Fehlberg
Desert Botanical Garden

March 6, 2015
Peter Del Tridici
Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University

April 10, 2015
Chelsea Specht
University of California, Berkeley

April 24, 2015
Joshua Der
California State University, Fullerton

May 1, 2015
Amy Litt
University of California, Riverside

May 8, 2015
Susan Maser
University of California, Santa Barbara

 

The Research Department hosts a seminar series that brings speakers on a wide range of topics in evolutionary biology and ecology to Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden throughout the academic year.

Seminars are open to all and held Fridays at 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Please check in at the Kiosk and tell admissions staff that you are here for the seminar. You will be admitted at no charge. Out of respect for seminar speakers and to limit disruptions, guests of the Botany Seminar Series will not be admitted to the Garden after 4:10 p.m.

Fall 2014

September 12, 2014
Mel Duvall
Northern Illinois University

September 19, 2014
Matina Donaldson-Matasci
Harvey Mudd College

September 26, 2014
Tom Gillespie
University of California, Los Angeles

October 17, 2014
Tim Krantz
University of Redlands

October 24, 2014
Jose Zúñiga
CGU/RSABG Doctoral Candidate Dissertation Defense

November 4, 2014  (TUESDAY)
Sean Hoban
University of Tennessee, National Institute for Mathematics and Biological Synthesis

November 7, 2014
Brad Ruhfel
Eastern Kentucky University

November 20, 2014  (THURSDAY)
Diana Jolles
CGU/RSABG Doctoral Candidate Dissertation Defense

December 5, 2014
David Giblin
University of Washington Herbarium at the Burke 

December 10, 2014 (WEDNESDAY)
Lauren Chan
W.M. Keck Science Department (Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, & Scripps Colleges)

December 12, 2014
Denise Knapp
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

 

Spring 2015

January 23, 2015
Diane Thomson
W.M. Keck Science Department (Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, & Scripps Colleges)

January 30, 2015
Michael Moore
Oberlin College

February 13, 2015
David Tank
University of Idaho

February 20, 2015
Shannon Fehlberg
Desert Botanical Garden

March 6, 2015
Peter Del Tridici
Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University

April 10, 2015
Chelsea Specht
University of California, Berkeley

April 24, 2015
Joshua Der
California State University, Fullerton

May 1, 2015
Amy Litt
University of California, Riverside

May 8, 2015
Susan Maser
University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Spring 2014

Spring 2014

January 24, 2014
Thomas F. Daniel
California Academy of Sciences

January 31, 2014
Dylan O. Burge
California Academy of Sciences

February 7, 2014
Lynn Clark
Iowa State University

Febrary 21, 2014
David Boufford
Harvard University

February 28, 2014
Erika Edwards
Brown University

March 7, 2014
Millie Burrell
Texas A&M

March 14, 2014
Shannon Still
Chicago Botanic Garden

April 4, 2014
Jeff Doyle
Cornell University

April 25, 2014
Robin O'Quinn
Eastern Washington University

May 2, 2014
Norman Ellstrand
University of California, Riverside

May 9, 2014
Edie Allen
University of California, Riverside

 

 

Fall 2013

Fall 2013

September 27, 2013
Gery Allen
Northern Arizona University

October 11, 2013
Jon Rebman
San Diego Natural History Museum

November 8, 2013
Jessica Lucas
Santa Clara University

November 15, 2013
Paul Beardsley
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

November 22, 2013
Carol Goodwillie
University of East Carolina

December 6, 2013
A.E. 'Besty' Arnold
University of Arizona

December 13, 2013
Victoria Sork
University of California, Los Angeles