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Botany Lunch

Botany Lunch is held Fridays noon - 1:00 during the academic year. 1002 Valley Life Sciences Building.


Friday at noon in the herbaria seminar room, 1002 (entrance in small
corridor by north building entrance on ground floor).
Click here to view schedules from previous sessions.

Spring Schedule 2013:

18th Jan. John Game, Research Associate, University & Jepson Herbaria,
University of California, Berkeley. "Why botanize in Hawaii? - recent
trips on three islands"

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/photographer_query?where-name_full=John+Game&one=T

25th Jan. Janell Hillman, Botanist, Stream Stewardship Division, Santa
Clara Valley Water District "Dam the luck! How the Anderson Dam seismic
retrofit has led to fascinating new insights into the ecology, evolution
and conservation of the Coyote ceanothus (Ceanothus ferrisiae)".

http://userwww.sfsu.edu/parker/pages/janell.html

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/photographer_query?where-name_full=Janell+Hillman&one=T

Feb. 1st Heath Bartosh, Senior Botanist, Nomad Ecology, Research
Associate, University & Jepson Herbaria "Fabulous Plants and Stories from
the East Bay Flora"

http://nomadecology.com/

Feb. 8th Juan Ernesto Guevara Andino, Grad Student, Fine lab "Distance
decay in floristic similarity along longitudinal gradient in Amazonia
terra firme forests".

http://ib.berkeley.edu/labs/fine/Site/Juan.html

Feb. 15th Thiago Andre, Visiting Graduate Student at Specht Lab Graduate
Student at the Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology Program Federal
University of Rio de Janeiro "Evolution of geographic distributions within
the South American clade of the Costaceae (Zingiberales)".

http://pmb.berkeley.edu/profile/tandre

Feb. 22nd Tom Madsen, Graduate Student, Mishler Lab. Department of
Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley. "Liverworts.
Orchids, and shared fungal symbionts".

http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/bryolab/Tom_Madsen.html

Mar. 1 Susan Tremblay, Graduate Student, Mishler Lab. Department of
Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley "Liverworts of New
Zealand".

http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/bryolab/Susan_Tremblay.html

March 8 Adam Schneider Grad Student, Baldwin Lab. Department of
Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, "Cultural And
Natural History of the Galapagos Islands"

http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/Baldwin-Lab.html

Mar. 15 Peter W. Fritsch, Curator, Department of Botany, California
Academy of Sciences Symplocaceae Historical biogeography of the sweetleaf
family (Symplocaceae)

http://research.calacademy.org/botany/staff/pfritsch

Mar. 22 Roger Raiche, Founding Partner, Planet Horticulture, THE CEDARS:
Sonoma County's Hidden Treasure.

http://www.planethorticulture.com/
http://planethorticultureflash.blogspot.com/

Mar. 29 No Botany Lunch

Apr. 5 William MacNamara, Executive Director, Quarry Hill Botanical
Garden. "Cloud Hidden - Whereabouts Unknown: The Acer pentaphyllum Story"

http://www.quarryhillbg.org/

Apr. 12 Tracy Misiewicz, Fine Lab. Dept. of Integrative Biology University
of California, Berkeley "Ecological divergence and reproductive isolation
in an Amazonian tree species: Protium subserratum (Burseraceae)"

http://ib.berkeley.edu/labs/fine/Site/Tracy.html

Apr.19 Ani Lee, Undergrad. Student Mishler Lab. Department of Integrative
Biology, University of California, Berkeley "Phylogenetic Diversity and
Phylogenetic Endemism as Metrics for Identifying Critical Regions of
Conifer Conservation in Australia"

http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/bryolab/Bryolab.html

Apr.26 Megan Oldfather, Ackerly Lab Department of Integrative Biology,
University of California, Berkeley Demographic stability and population
rescue at the 'trailing edge'

May 3 Rebecca Welch, Grad. Student, Mishler Lab. Department of Integrative
Biology, University of California, Berkeley TBA

http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/bryolab/Rebecca_Welch.html

May 10 Matt Guilliams, Graduate Student, Baldwin Lab. "Vernal Pool
landscapes of Baja California, Mexico."

http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/baldwin_people.html