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EFB Calendar




Candidacy Exam, Oral - Amalia Kenyon

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Videoconference | Program of Study: EFB Plant Science & Biotechnology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Benette Whitmore, 315-470-6695



Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Rea Manderino

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | TBD | Dissertation Title: Environmental drivers modulate parasitism of native giant silk moths by an exotic biological control agent Program of Study: Environmental and Forest Biology Entomology Major Professor: Dylan Parry | Contact: Ruth Owens, 315-470-4780



Candidacy Exam, Oral - Hadis Miraly

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | TBD | Program of Study: EFB Fish & Wildlife Biology and Management Degree: Ph.D. Co-Major Professors: Karin Limburg & Roxanne Razavi | Contact: Deepak Kumar, 315-470-6503

Adaptive Peaks Seminar Series

2019 series TBA

All seminars held 4 - 5 p.m., Illick 5, reception follows in Illick 12 (Ongoing renovations of Illick Hall may result in changes to the seminar and reception locations.)

Spring 2018

February 1 2018
Nelson Hairston
, Cornell University
Keywords: limnology, harmful algal blooms, climate change, Finger Lakes

February 22 2018
Blandine Nacoulma
, Université de Ouagadougou & Fulbright Scholar
Keywords: forestry, conservation, Baobab trees, elephants, Burkina Faso

March 22 2018
Leonardo Campagna
, Lab of Ornithology, Cornell
Keywords: genomics, speciation, seedeaters, neotropics

April 12 2018
Robert Feranec
, The New York State Museum
Keywords: paleontology, comparative anatomy, saber-toothed carnivores, horses 

Fall 2018

September 13 2018
Kelly Zamudio
, Cornell University
Keywords: Herpetology, evolution, systematics, population genetics

October 4 2018
Melissa Lucash
, Portland State University
Keywords: Forest ecology, climate change, biogeochemistry, landscape modeling

October 25 2018
Francesca Cuthbert
, University of Minnesota
Keywords: Waterbirds, conservation biology, population dynamics, Great Lakes coastal restoration

November 15 2018
Erik Lilleskov
, Northern Research Station, USDA
Keywords: mycorrhizal fungi, environmental change, invasive soil organisms, peatland ecosystems