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Fall 2018

Weekly Seminars on Biological Sciences Topics

Tuesday’s and Thursday’s 3:00 – 4:15 pm in Education Building Room 110

Open to the Public

DateSpeaker, Affiliation, Topic of Discussion
8/30/2018PhD Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Dissertation Proposals
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Student Union - Jordan A Ballroom

Graduate Students in PhD EEB to present research proposals.
9/6/2018NAME: Dr. Karen Holl, UC Santa Cruz
HOST: Cristina Barber, PhD Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Program
TITLE:Planting Tree Islands as a Tropical Forest Restoration Strategy: Lessons Learned
9/11/2018 NAME: Dr Brad Morrison, Boise State University, Department of Biological Sciences
TITLE: Parkinson's Disease: Autophagy, Stem Cells and Beyond
9/13/2018 NAME: Dr. Eric Hayden, Boise State University, Department of Biological Sciences
TITLE: Evolutionary Innovations: The Origins of Novel Structures and Functions in Biological Systems
9/20/2018NAME: Dr. Jesse Barber, Boise State University, Department of Biological Sciences
TITLE: The Sensory Ecology of Bat-Insect Interactions
9/27/2018NAME: Dr. Bram Tucker, University of Georgia
HOST: Karl Mertens, PhD Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Program
TITLE: Five Pathways to Adaptation in the Ecology of Masikoro Farmers, Mikea Foragers, and Vezo Fishers of Madagascar
10/4/2018NAME: Dr. Naomi E. Levin, University of Michigan
HOST: Matt Kohn, Geosciences
TITLE:We Weren't Alone: Understanding the Ecology of the Earliest Humans in Times of Hominin Diversity
10/11/2018NAME: Dr. Florencia Sangermano, Clark University
HOST: Kate Markham, PhD Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Program
TITLE:Geospatial Applications for Biodiversity Conservation
10/16/2018NAME: Dr. Heather Throop, Arizona State University
HOST: Dr. Marie-Anne de Graaff, Biological Sciences
TITLE: Carbon Cycling in a Drier World: Lessons from Drylands
10/18/2018NAME: Dr. Vanessa Hull, University of Florida
HOST: Alex Killion, PhD Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Program
TITLE: Coupled Human and Natural Systems Approaches to Wildlife Research
10/25/2018NAME: Dr. Christopher Templeton, Pacific University Oregon
HOST: Dr. Jesse Barber, Biological Sciences
TITLE: Anti-Predator Communication in Social Flocks of Chickadees and Tits
11/1/2018NAME:Dr. Allan J. Bornstein, Southeast Missouri State University
HOST: Dr. Jim Smith, Biological Sciences
TITLE: Piper Potpourri: Basic Morphology and Taxonomy, Relevant History, and Plant/Insect Interactions in Puerto Rico
11/8/2018NAME: Dr. Helen Chmura, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
HOST: Katie Callery, MS Raptor Biology Program
TITLE: Keeping Time in a Warming World: Lessons from the Arctic
11/15/2018NAME: Dr. Jacinta C. Beehner, University of Michigan
HOST: Kayla Downs, MA Anthropology Program
TITLE: Male-mediated Pregnancy Loss Across Mammals
11/19/2018 - 11/23/2018 Thanksgiving Break
11/29/2018NAME: Dr. Chris McClure, The Peregrine Fund
HOST: Dr. Jesse Barber, Biological Sciences
TITLE: State of the world's raptors: distributions, threats, and conservation recommendations