Seminars & Lectures

To participate in our virtual Friday (3:00 PM) seminars, please join our mailing list! You will receive the seminar login details each week (in the days prior to and the morning of the talk).

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Yuji Torikai at

All listed times are in EST (local New Haven, CT time). Look forward to seeing you there!

View past seminars and lectures

Friday, March 1, 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Henry Arenas Castro, Hutchinson Postdoctoral Associate, EEB
Topic: Mate choice after mating and pollination


Friday, April 5, 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
David Herrera Ramirez, Hutchinson Postdoctoral Associate, YSE
Topic: How carbon storage strategies influence disturbance survival and recovery of mature trees in the tropics


Friday, April 12, 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thomas Near, Professor and Chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Bingham Oceanographic Curator of Ichthyology, Yale Peabody Museum; Head of Saybrook College
Topic: Challenges and solutions in converting phylogenies to taxonomies in ray-finned fishes


Friday, April 26, 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Timothy Lyons, Distinguished Professor of Biogeochemistry, University of California, Riverside & YIBS Bass Scholar
Lakes in crisis: The global challenge of shrinking lakes in arid and semi-arid regions—causes, consequences, and lessons learned from the Salton Sea