Departmental Seminars

Integrative Biology Departmental seminars are held each Thursday at 12:30 PM EST. Seminars are hosted in person and via Teams. To attend, please click the link or contact biology@usf.edu.

upcoming seminars | Spring 2023

Date 2023 Speaker Title

Mar 23 

SOC 303
Tampa Campus

Join via Teams

Dr. David Lewis, Dr. Yusan Yang, Dr. George Philippidis, and Dr. Jessica Balerna
University of South Florida

Panel discussion focused on effective networking in science
Mar 30

Dr. Marcus Beck,
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Piney Point, red tide, and Twitter: A Tampa Bay story
Apr 6

Dr. Amanda Brandt,
University of South Florida
From Equine Science to Microbial Source Tracking: My Pathway to Postdoctoral Researcher
Apr 13 Dr. Ivan Castro-Arellano, Texas State University Rethinking time as a relevant mediator of ecological interactions has wide implications from conservation to public health
April 20 Dr. Anna Lewis,
Harvard University
April 27 Dr. Nathan Upman,
Arizona State University
Mammal-centric spillover risk modeling: species meaning and ecological context are key
Remote presentation

Past Seminars | Spring 2023

Date Speaker Title
Jan 19

Dr. Ryan McMinds, University of South Florida


The fun little bug called Endozoicomonas

Jan 26

Dr. Kara Radabaugh, 
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Identifying mangrove heart attacks: stress and restoration in Florida coastal wetlands

Feb 9
Darwin Day Seminar 

Dr. Harmony Martell, University of British Columbia What doesn't kill you makes you stronger? The future of coral reefs and the humans they support
Feb 23

Dr. Martin Nuñez,
University of Houston

Biological invasions: lessons from tree invasions
Mar 2

George Philippidis,
University of South Florida

Development of Bioresources for a Sustainable Future
Mar 9

Dr. Lisa Corwin,
University of Colorado

Scientific Civic Engagement: Supporting local communities via course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs)