2019 Seminars

 

UPCOMING SEMINARS

 

Thursday
June 6th 2019
12:30pm-1:30pm
PSB 240 - UCSC

 

Speaker: Professor John Matsui

Assistant Dean, Biological Sciences and Director, Biology Scholars Program
University of California, Berkeley, Department of Integrative Biology

 

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PAST SEMINARS:

 

Thursday
May 9th 2019
12:30pm-1:30pm
PSB 240 - UCSC

 

Speaker: Benjamin Storm
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, UCSC

 

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Thursday,

April 11 2019

12:30PM-1:30PM

Location: PSB 240

 

Speaker: Bryan Dewsbury

Assistant Professor, College of the Environment and Life Sciences
The University of Rhode Island

Topic: Teaching for meaning and purpose - Inclusive practices in academe

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Thursday,

March 14 2019

12:30PM-1:30PM

Location: Biomed 300

Speaker: Beth Shapiro

Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of California, Santa Cruz

Topic: Environmental DNA for Science Investigation & Education

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Thursday,

Feb 14 2019

12:30PM-1:30PM

Location: Biomed 300

SpeakerDr. Norbert Reich

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara

Principal Investigator, Reich Group

Topic: Highly Effective Active Learning in a One-Year Biochemistry Series with Limited Resources

 

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Thursday, 
Jan 17th 2019
12:30pm-1:30pm, location Biomed 300

Speakers:  Campbell Leaper & Christy Starr
Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz

TopicHelping and Hindering Undergraduate Women’s STEM Motivation:

 

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Thursday,

Nov 8 2018

12:30PM-1:30PM

Location: Biomed 300

Speaker: Kimberly TannerProfessor; Director of SEPAL

Tenured Professor of Biology at San Francisco State University

Topic: Collectively Improving Our Teaching: Department-wide Efforts in Scientific Teaching that Produced Classroom Transformations, Unanticipated Discoveries, and Scholarly Publications

 

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Thursday,

Oct 11 2018

12:30PM-1:30PM

Location: Biomed 300

 SpeakerJody Greene, Director of the Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning. UCSC

Topic: Building a 21st century teaching center at UCSC

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Thursday,

May 10 2018

12:30PM-1:30PM

Biomed 300

Speaker: Jordan Moberg ParkerAssistant Adjunct Professor.

UCLA Department of Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics

Topic: Designing, refining, and assessing CUREs (Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences)

 Host: Robin Dunkin, UCSC

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Thursday,

April 12 2018

12:30PM-1:30PM

Biomed 300

Speaker: Erika Zavaleta, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCSC

Topic: An Inclusive, Inquiry-Based Pathway for Undergraduate Retention and Research Readiness in Ecology and Conservation Biology

Host: Susan Strome 

April seminar flier

Thursday, 

March 8 2018

12:30PM-1:30PM

Biomed 300

 

SpeakerNancy Cox-Konopelski, Academic Excellence Program Director

Topic: ACE: Collaboration to Community

March flier

 

Thursday, 

February 8 2018

12PM-1PM

Biomed 300

Speaker: Jenny Knight, Associate Professor, MCD Bio, CU-Boulder 

Topic: Improving student learning through understanding reasoning and problem solving practices

Feb seminar flier

Thursday, December 14 2017

12PM-1PM

PSB 240

Speakers: Lisa Hunter, Director ISEE and Christy Starr, PhD Candidate - Psychology Dept

TopicDoing science makes a difference: Engaging students in science practices increases science identity, motivation, and career interest over time.

Host: Susy Honig 

Dec 2017 seminar flier 

Thursday, November 9 2017

12PM-1PM

Biomed 300

Speaker: Leslie Kern, Canvas Service Manager and Operations Manager for the Faculty Instructional Technology Center (FITC)

Topic: Canvas and Active Learning

Host: Tammy Bye

 Nov seminar flier

Thursday, October 12 2017

12PM-1PM

Biomed 300

Speaker: Manny Ares, Professor PSB

TopicActive Learning Infusion into Introductory Molecular and Cell Biology

Hosts: Susy Honig and Gabe Mednick

 Oct 2017 flier

 

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march seminar 2018