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Seminar Series Summer 2023 through Spring 2024

We are really excited for our upcoming Donation button with gold background - support our seminar series seminars. Unless otherwise indicated, seminars begin at 3:30pm CST. Below is a table of speakers with external links. Recordings will be made available when possible. To join our mailing list for speaker updates and other evolutionary studies content go to this page and follow the instructions for joining. The first table is upcoming talks, the second table is talks that have already occurred. Note: the list below is subject to change and may not be final.

Registration links will be made available up to 1 week in advance of a seminar. Links can be found in the table below, by following us on Twitter, or by subscribing to our Newsletter.

SpeakerInstitutionDate Topic
Gustavo GoldmanRibeirão Preto, University of São Paulo2023 06/20Signal transduction in the human pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus (Global Scholars in Residence Visitor)
Liz BarnesMiddle Tennessee State University2023 09/08Building Religious Cultural Competence for Effective and Inclusive Evolution Education (Journal Club)
Peter and Rosemary GrantPrinceton University2023 10/04Biodiversity Day: Biodiversity and the Evolution of Darwin’s Finches
Prosanta Charkrabarty; Scott Egan; Jen MandelLouisiana State University; Rice University; University of Memphis2023 10/19ESI Retreat
Neil KelleyVanderbilt University2023 10/27It Came from Beneath The Sea: Fossil Sea Monster Facts and Fictions (Journal Club)
Nikos VakirlisAlexander Fleming BSRC2023 11/10De novo yeast genes
Eyal PrivmanUniversity of Haifa2023 11/29Global Scholars in Residence Visitor (Journal Club)
Anne StoneArizona State University2023 12/06TB and leprosy: insights into the evolutionary history of past (and present) mycobacterial pathogens using ancient DNA (Trainee-Invited Speaker)
Neil ShubinUniversity of Chicago2024 02/07Darwin Day
Matthew PennellUniversity of Southern California2024 03/01Visiting Researcher
Carl BergstromUniversity of Washington2024 03/06J.T. Scopes Lecture - Misinformation in Science
Sharon StraussUniversity of California, Davis2024 04/03Earth Day