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Weekly Seminar Schedule – Fall 2017

Helmkampf Paxton Atkinson Salma Arous Becky Ostertag Chris Niebuhr Michael Shintaku Matthew Knope- September 11th 2017 Huihui Kanahele-Mossman-August 28th 2017

Weekly Seminar Schedule – Fall 2017

Date Speaker Title Email address AFFILIATION
21-Aug Amy Saxton Introduction to Library Resources saxton@hawaii.edu UH Hilo Mo'okini Library
28-Aug Huihui Kanahele-Mossman O pihapiha. Where does the water go and where it came from, an brief look at Native Hawaiian ancestral Hydrology hkanahel@hawaii.edu UH Hilo Kipuka
4-Sep HOLIDAY
11-Sep Matt Knope Ecology, evolution, and conservation of Hawaiian Asteraceae knope@hawaii.edu UH Hilo Biology
18-Sep Michael Shintaku Developing genetic tools for the protection and preservation of kalo mhshintaku@gmail.com UH Hilo CAFNRM
25-Sep Grant finding
2-Oct Chris Niebuhr Avian malaria transmission dynamics: a New Zealand perspective cniebuhr@gmail.com USDA
9-Oct Becky Ostertag Restoration of Hawaiian lowland wet forest using a hybrid ecosystem approach ostertag@hawaii.edu UH Hilo Biology
16-Oct Salma Arous Potyviruses detection strategies / new viruses detection via metagenomics salma.arous@ufl.edu
23-Oct Carter Atkinson Rapid detection methods and environmental sampling for the fungi that cause Rapid Ohia Death catkinson@usgs.gov USGS
30-Oct Kristina Paxton Loss of cultural diversity in native Hawaiian birds kristina.paxton@gmail.com UH Hilo TCBES
6-Nov Alison Greggor Using animal behavior and learning as conservation tools AGreggor@sandiegozoo.org Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego Zoo Global
13-Nov Martin Helmkampf The origin, phylogeny, and cultivation history of Hawaiian taros: a genome-wide SNP analysis mhelmkam@hawaii.edu UH Hilo
20-Nov Chad Wiggins How science stole my dream job and gave me a better one – from zeros to heroes for coral reefs in West Hawai‘i cwiggins@tnc.org TNC
27-Nov Stephanie Yelenik Multi-trophic drivers of understory regeneration in restored koa forest syelenik@usgs.gov USGS
4-Dec Evan Rehm Rewildling a tropical island: lost frugivores and seed dispersal on Guam emrehm@gmail.com UC Santa Barbara

Weekly Seminar Schedule – Spring 2017

Natural Resource Management Series (CBES 603 Natural Resource Mgt Seminar (1))

Date Speaker Title
Apr-3 Troy S. Sakihara, M.S. (DAR) All life aquatic and the duties of DAR
Apr-10 Dr. Jonathan B. “Jon” Koch (UH Hilo) Getting started as a successful proposal writer
Apr-17 Dr. Sheila McKenna
(Pacific Island Network, National Park Service)
Informing coral reef management decisions at four US national parks in the Pacific using long-term fata
Apr-24 Dr. Ron Terry
(Geometrician Assoc. LLC)
Observations on 25 Years of EIS Practice in Hawaiʻi
May-1 Moana “Ulu” Ching, M.S.
(Conservation International)
Community-based conservation: Bottom-up approaches to resource management at Conservation International Hawaiʻi