EFB Calendar

  • Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series Spring 2016

    All seminars on Thursdays, 4-5 pm, 5 Illick

    Receptions held after seminars



    Speaker description

    Thurs Feb 11th

    Dr. Giorgos Mountrakis

    Dr. Mountrakis is SUNY-ESF’s 2015-2016 Exemplary Researcher. Dr.
    Mountrakis’ areas of expertise include environmental monitoring using remote sensing and geographic informaton systems methods and environmental decision analysis. He is the founder of ESF’s Intelligent Geocomputng Lab which is devoted to engaging graduate & undergraduate students in research activities.

    Thurs Mar 24th

    Dr. Scott McArt

    Dr. McArt is a Research Scientist in the Department of Entomology at Cornell University interested the ecology and evolution of plant-animal and plant-animal-pathogen interactions. Research topics in his lab include pathogen transmission by pollinators, pathogen transmission among pollinators and the influence of pesticide and pathogen interactions on plant pollinators, specifically protection of bumble bee and honey bee health. Dr. McArt is currently working on development of the New York State Crop Pollinator Protection Plan.

    Thurs Apr 14th

    Dr. Michael Lannoo

    Dr. Lannoo is a Professor of anatomy and cell biology and Director of Academics and Research in the Indiana School of Medicine. His research interests include topics in Conservation Biology, Comparative and Developmental Biology, Ecosystem Restoration, and Wetlands. He conducts research on the global decline of amphibian populations and also projects on chytrid fungus, rare species and Antarctic fishes. He Is currently a contributing faculty researcher at the University of Iowa’s, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory.

    Thurs Apr 28th

    Dr. Steven Jackson

    Dr. Jackson is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Botany and Ecology at the University of Wyoming and Director of the Department of the Interior’s Southwest Climate Science Center. His research program intersects ecology and paleoecology with a focus on the use of paleoecological records to address important ecological questions. Dr. Jackson is also interested in exploring the implications of ecological history for conservation and resource management and works to foster partnerships and collaborations between the climate-science research community and the natural- resource management community.

    Fall Adaptive Peaks seminars

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

· Reading Day

Thursday, May 5, 2016

· Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 6, 2016

Saturday, May 7, 2016

· Reading Days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, May 8, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

· Final Exams

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

· Thesis Defense -- Kali Mattingly

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 110 Moon
Identifying biotic and abiotic microsite for Leedy's roseroot (Rhodiola integrifolia subsp. leedyi) at Glenora Cliffs, Glenora, New York
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Douglas Morrison, 470-6740

· All About Bluebirds

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | 1 Arkie Albanese Ave, Manlius, NY | Event Website
John Rogers co-founded the New York State Bluebird Society in 1982 and has maintained a trail of bluebird nest boxes in central NY for over four decades. In this program, John will discuss the life history and conservation story of the Eastern Bluebird, other ... Read More
Sponsor: Onondaga Audubon | Contact: Michelle Stantial, 3154704782

Friday, May 13, 2016

· Dissertation Defense -- Jay Wason

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 324 Bray Hall
Environmental controls on forest tree species growth and distributions along elevation gradients in the northeastern United States
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Gary Scott, 470-6501

· Thesis Defense -- Daniel Rockefeller

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 314 Bray Hall
Invasive Species Exposure Modeling for Adirondack Park Trailheads
Sponsor: The Office of Instruction and Graduate Studies | Contact: Robin Hoffman, 470-6544

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

· Grades Due

· Birds of Conservation Concern

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | 229 Washington St., Watertown, N.Y.
Ornithologist Gerry Smith will provide an overview of species of high conservation concern in the north country. His discussion will cover grassland birds including Bobolink, Northern Harrier, and Upland Sandpiper as well as wetland birds including both bitterns, ... Read More
Sponsor: Onondaga Audubon | Contact: Michelle Stantial, 3154704782

Thursday, May 19, 2016

· 8th Annual New York State Biotechnology Symposium

Gateway Center | ONGOING —continues through Friday, May 20, 2016 | Event Website
This symposium fosters the exchange of ideas among industry representatives and scientists, academics, students, and other professionals interested in biotechnology; and works to develop synergies and relationships that further advance the field. It has a history ... Read More
Sponsor: Outreach | Contact: Katherina Searing, 470-6888

Monday, August 29, 2016

· Classes Begin

Monday, September 5, 2016

· Labor Day (no classes)

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

· Last day to add a class

Friday, September 23, 2016

· Last day to drop a class

Friday, October 28, 2016

· Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W

Monday, October 31, 2016

· Advising for Spring 2017

ONGOING —continues through Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

· Registration for Spring 2017

ONGOING —continues through Friday, November 18, 2016

Sunday, November 20, 2016

· Thanksgiving Recess

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, November 27, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

· Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W or WF

Saturday, December 10, 2016

· Reading Days

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, December 11, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

· Final Exams

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

· Final Exams (p.m)

· Reading Day (a.m.)

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

· Final Exams

Thursday, December 15, 2016

· Final Exams (p.m)

· Reading Day (a.m.)

Friday, December 16, 2016

· Final Exams

Friday, December 23, 2016

· Grades Due

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

· Classes Begin

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

· Last day to add a class

Friday, February 10, 2017

· Last day to drop a class

Sunday, March 12, 2017

· Spring Break

ONGOING —continues through Sunday, March 19, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

· Advising for Fall 2017

ONGOING —continues through Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

· Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W

Friday, April 21, 2017

· Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W or WF


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