Seminar and Event Announcements

The School of Life Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa holds regular seminar series that are open to students, faculty, and the public. The featured guest speakers come from local, national, and international institutes. Please see our seminar information from the School of Life Sciences and check this page regularly to see any updates on seminars. If you would like to share a special seminar announcement with our group please email us at

Date and TimeSeminar SeriesLocation
Mondays 11:30 am – 12:30 pmMicrobiology 690 SeminarTBA
Fridays 11:30 am – 12:30 pmEECB EvoluncheonGilmore 306
Fridays 2:30 pm – 3:30 pmSchool of Life Sciences SeminarBIL150 / HOT

Upcoming Events

Nov. 4 2022Isabella Aiona Abbott Lecture SeriesUH Events Calendar SoLS
Spring 2023Tester’s Symposium

Upcoming Seminars

School of Life Sciences Seminar

8/26Linking traits and resource use to understand species interactions in a novel lizard community in Hawai’iAmber WrightAssociate Prof, SoLS, UHMChong
9/2The Power of Poop:
Insights into Hawaiian Honeycreeper Conservation through DNA Metabarcoding
Maria CostantiniZoology PhD candidate, SoLS UHMReed
9/9Public Health and Epidemics (TB and COVID)Edward Desmond Hawai‘i Department of HealthDouglas
9/16Identifying and evaluating threats to Pacific Island CetaceansKristi WestAssociate Researcher, HIMBHunter
9/23Phytotelmata and phylloplane: Leaf traits mediate biotic interactionsKadeem GilbertAssistant Prof, Michigan State UniversityHeyduk
9/30Foodscapes, Well-being, and Resilience in Solomon IslandsEleanor SterlingDirector, HIMBTicktin
10/7Biological invasions in coral reef connected insular estuariesKimberly A. PeytonResearch Scientist, Hawai‘i DNLR & DARDaehler
10/14Understanding reciprocal relationships between people and place for resilient social-ecological systemsRachel DacksResearcher, HIMBSmith
10/21Came for the capitulum, stayed for the pappus: flower development, diversity and evolution in the AsteraceaeDaniel JonesAssistant Prof, Auburn UniversityMuir
10/28From the Landscape to the Lab: Investigations of AnthraxMichael H. NorrisAssistant Prof, University of FloridaHoang
11/4Dynamic Human-Environment Interactions in Island Ecosystems: The Contribution of ArchaeologyPatrick Kirch
Luminary Speaker
Professor, Anthropology, UHMDonald Drake
11/11HOLIDAY: Veterans’ Day
11/18From Bad to Worse: Zinc Limitation and TuberculosisSladjana PrišićAssociate Prof, SoLS, UHMPrišić
11/25HOLIDAY: Thanksgiving
12/2TBAMykle HobanMarine Biology PhD candidate, UHMToonen

EECB Evoluncheon Seminar