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EB Calendar




Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Joseph Makaure

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Biogeography and Conservation Biology of Southern Africa's Freshwater Fishes Program of Study: Environmental and Forest Biology Co-Major Professors: Donald Stewart & Rebecca Rundell | Contact: Jose Giner, 315-470-6895



Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Timothy Morris

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Establishment and Impacts of Biological Control Agents Introduced for the Control of the Emerald Ash Borer Program of Study: EB Conservation Biology Co-Major Professors: Melissa Fierke & John Drake | Contact: Colin Beier, 315-470-6578

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