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.

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

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.

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

 

Spring 2013

Spring 2013

January 25, 2013
Ann Sakai
University of California, Irvine

February 8, 2013
Ron Hartman
Herbarium, University of Wyoming

February 22, 2013
Jay Sobel
University of Oregon (postdoctoral fellow)

March 1, 2013
Bryan Thines
W.M. Keck Science Department, Claremont Colleges

April 8, 2013 (Monday)
Peter Crane
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University

April 12, 2013
Christopher Dick
University of Michigan

April 19, 2013
Saśa Stefanović
University of Toronto

April 19, 2013
Marty Wojciechowski
Arizona State University

May 10, 2013
Arnold Clifford
San Juan College, Farmington, New Mexico

 

Fall 2012

September 7, 2012
Craig Barrett
California State University Los Angeles

 

September 21, 2012
Erin Questad
California State Polytechnic University Pomona

 

September 28, 2012
Pam Soltis
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida

 

October 5, 2012
Wallace 'Marty' Meyer
Pomona College
Robert J. Bernard Biological Field Station

 

October 12, 2012
Adam Lukaszewski
University of California Riverside

 

October 19, 2012
Gretchen North
Occidental College

 

November 9, 2012
M. Alexandru Tomescu
Humboldt State University

 

November 16, 2012
Philip Rundel
University of California, Los Angeles

 

December 7, 2012
Jimmy Triplett
Jacksonville State University, Alabama

 

 

Spring 2012

January 20, 2012
Cathy McFadden, Ph.D.
Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Cathy McFadden faculty webpage at HMC

 

January 27, 2012
Eliot C. Bush, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Biology
Harvey Mudd College
Eliot Bush's faculty webpage at HMC

 

February 3, 2011
Stephen Buchmann, Ph.D.
Pollinator Partnership
San Francisco, CA
Pollinator Partnership website

 

February 10, 2011
Steve Manchester, Ph.D.
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida, Gainesville
Steve Manchester webpage at Florida Museum of Natural History

 

February 17, 2011
Stephen C. Adolph, Ph.D.
Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA
Stephen Adolph faculty webpage at HMC

 

February 24, 2011
Susana Magallón, Ph.D.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Mexico City, Mexico
Susana Magallón faculty webpage at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

 

March 2, 2012
Jill Miller, Ph.D.
Amherst College
Amherst, MA
Jill Miller faculty webpage at Amherst

 

March 23, 2012
Pam Soltis, Ph.D.
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida, Gainesville
Pam Soltis webpage at Florida Museum of Natural History

 

March 30, 2012
Simon Malcomber, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
California State University, Long Beach
Simon Malcomber's faculty page at CSULB

 

April 13, 2012
Eric Roalson, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Botany
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Eric Roalson's faculty page at WSU

 

April 23, 2012 (Note: this is a Monday seminar)
Paul Manos, Ph.D
Professor of Biology
Duke University, Durham, NC
Paul Mano's webpage at Duke Herbarium

 

April 27, 2012
Scot Kelchner, Ph.D.
Idaho State University
Boise, ID
Scot Kelchner faculty webpage at Idaho State University

 

May 4, 2012
Kirsten Fisher, Ph.D.
California State University, Los Angeles
Kirsten Fisher faculty webpage at Cal State L.A.

Fall 2011

September 26, 2011
Summer Scobell, Ph.D.
California Energy & Power
Glendora, CA
California Energy & Power website

 

September 30, 2011
Sarah Mathews, Ph.D.
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
National Science Foundation
Sarah Mathews webpage at The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

 

October 7, 2011
Elizabeth R. Matthews
Postdoctoral Associate
University of California, Santa Barbara
Elizabeth Matthews' webpage

 

October 14, 2011
Bill Nelson, Ph.D
University of Southern California
Wrigley Institute
Los Angeles, CA
William Nelson faculty webpage at USC

 

October 21, 2011
Daniel Martínez, Ph.D.
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Daniel Martinez faculty webpage at Pomona College

 

October 28, 2011
Michael Windham, Ph.D.
Duke University
Durham, NC
Michael Windham faculty webpage at Duke University

 

November 11, 2011
Lou Santiago, Ph.D.
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
Louis Santiago faculty webpage at UC Riverside

 

November 18, 2011
Jennifer Gee, Ph.D.
 Bernard Field Station
Claremont, CA
Bernard Field Station webpage

 

December 2, 2011
Stacey D. Smith, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE
Stacey Smith faculty webpage at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Spring 2011

January 28, 2011
Alison Colwell, Ph.D.
Yosemite National Park

 

February 4, 2011
Mark Mayfield, Ph.D.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

 

February 11, 2011
John R. Clark, Ph.D.
Catalina Conservancy
Catalina, California

 

February 18, 2011
Kathleen A. Kron, Ph.D.
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

 

February 25, 2011
Mark Simmons, Ph.D.
Colorado State University
Ft. Collins, Colorado

 

March 4, 2011
Tommy Stoughton
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Claremont, California

 

March 11, 2011
Amy Angert, Ph.D.
Colorado State University
Ft. Collins, Colorado

 

April 1, 2011
Kathleen Pryer, Ph.D.
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

 

April 8, 2011
Donovan Bailey, Ph.D.
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico

 

April 15, 2011
Lawren Sack, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

 

April 29, 2011
Bernard Goffinet, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

 

May 6, 2011
Nyree Zerega, Ph.D.
Chicago Botanic Garden
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

 

May 13, 2011
Bruce Baldwin, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley
Jepson Herbarium
Berkeley, California