Essig Brunch Seminar – Copepods

Speaker: Dr. Tue Jorgensen, Post Doc (Stillman lab), UC Berkeley
Title: “Understanding the calanoid copepod Acartia tonsa: genome, transcriptome and embryological observations”

Darwin (Evolution) Day

DarwinEach year, the Essig Museum celebrates Darwin’s birthday on February 12th. Visit the Essig for special behind-the-scenes tours of our museum in the Valley Life Sciences Building; see specimens of Galapagos finches, iguanas, and tortoise shells; herbarium specimens, live orchids and insectivorous plants; and learn how Darwin and other naturalists improved our understanding of evolution. RSVP to for tours at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 or 4:00pm.