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EFB Calendar




MS Thesis Defense - Gary Macy

11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: Ecological Separation of the American Black Bear and Mallard Duck in the Adirondack Park of New York Program of Study: EFB Fish and Wildlife Biology and Management | Contact: Diane Keirnan, 315-470-6577



MS Thesis Defense - Emlyn Clark

10:00 am - 12:30 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: The molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the land snail genus Videna (Trochomorphidae: Pulmonta) in Belau (Republic of Palau, Oceania) | Contact: Valerie Luzadis, 315-470-3026



Candidacy Exam, Oral - Timothy Morris

9:00 am - 11:00 am | Zoom | Program: EFB Conservation Biology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Andrea Parker, 315-470-6573



Internship & Engagement Expo

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | The Internship and Engagement Expo will have sophomores/juniors/seniors tabling about their internship/engagement experiences to other ESF students. A variety of experiences will be represented including i.e. internships (industry, research, government), field ... Read More | Sponsor: Career Services Office | Contact: Casey Duffy, 315-470-4738



Candidacy Exam, Oral - Jordan Tourville

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | TBD | Program of Study: EFB Ecology Degree: Ph.D. | Contact: Ivan Gitsov Ivanov, 315-470-6860

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