Departmental Seminars

Integrative Biology Departmental seminars are held via Teams:

Every Thursday at 12:30 pm

If you would like to attend a seminar please click on the link or contact biology@usf.edu
Past seminars from the current semester are listed at the bottom of the page.

Date Speaker Title

October 27

CMC 147 @ 12.30 pm
Join via Teams

Dr. Martijn Slot
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Tropical forests in a hotter future: carbon dynamics, survival, and reproduction
November 3

David Baker
Writer/ Filmaker
From Science to Story: The power of narrative in communicating an ecological crisis
November 10

Dr. Jim Dalling
University of Illinois
Causes and consequences of ectomycorrhizal dominance in the Central American montane forest
November 17

Dr. Brian Crother
SE Louisiana University
Primordial Germ Cell Development and Evolution: A Story of Convergence and Divergence
December 1 Jhan Salazar
Washington University in St. Louis

BGSO invited speaker. TBA

Past IB Seminars Fall 2022

Date Speaker Title

September 1st

Dr. Rhett Rautsaw
Integrative Biology, USF

"The Phylogenomics of Vipers and the Role of Competition on Venom Evolution"
September 8th Social media in science careers  Discussion
September 15th

Dr. Johnny Uelmen
University of South Florida 

From West Nile Virus to COVID-19, a One Health Perspective of the Eco-Epidemiology of Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
 September 22nd No Seminar No Seminar
 September 29th  TBA  TBA

October 6
12.30 PM

Dr. Natasha Woods
Moravian College
From Grasslands to Maritime Forests: Shrub Encroachment on Virginia Barrier Islands
 October 13

Marc Lajeunesse
University of South Florida
Challenges and lessons on leveraging undergraduate courses to generate big data
October 20

Dr. Russell Hill
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
The role of sponge symbionts in nutrient cycling in coral reefs