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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

2017-2018 Seminars in Ecology and Evolution

Seminars in Ecology and Evolution meet at 4:00 p.m. on Fridays (unless otherwise noted below), in room 1024 King Life Sciences Building on the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida. They are open to the public.

Fall Series

  • September 15: Jack Rudloe, Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory, Panacea, FL
    Fifty years of sea turtle conservation
    Host: Dr. Emily duVal

  • September 22: Chris Malinowski, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Mercury in Atlantic Goliath Grouper: dietary sources, bioaccumulation patterns, and potential impacts to population recovery
    Host: Dr. Felicia Coleman

  • September 29: Dr. Kyle E. Harms, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
    Processes maintaining species diversity in hyper-diverse tropical forests
    Host: Dr. Thomas E. Miller

  • October 6: Dr. Zachary W. Culumber, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Linking micro- and macroevolution to understand major features of diversification
    Host: Dr. Kimberly A. Hughes

  • October 13: Dr. Kacy Gordon, Department of biological Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC
    Sequence and functional evolution in nematodes
    Host: Dr. Sophie J. McCoy

  • October 20 (4:00
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    p.m., 1024 King):
    Lynn Barakos, University of California, Berkeley, CA
    Resources for building better environmental education programs
    Host: Dr. Ellen Granger

  • October 27: Dr. Jonathan N. Pruitt, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
    From individuals, to populations, to communities: when does animal personality matter?
    Host: Carla Vanderbilt

  • November 3: Jim Cox, Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy
    Host: Dr. Emily duVal

  • November 17: Bianca Prohaska, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University; FSU Coastal and Marine Lab, St. Teresa, FL
    Host: Dr. R. Dean Grubbs

  • December 1: Ummat Somjee, Program in Interdisciplinary Entomology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    Host: Dr. Emily H. duVal

  • December 8: Jaime Mauricio Anaya-Rojas, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Host: Dr. Joseph Travis

Spring Series