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 2015

September 25, 2015
Ivalu Cacho
University of California, Davis

October 2, 2015
Aaron Liston
Oregon State University

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 2015

September 25, 2015
Ivalu Cacho
University of California, Davis

October 2, 2015
Aaron Liston
Oregon State University

Previous Guest Speakers

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

 

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