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Seminars

Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science - M.S. Program

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Weekly Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Title Affiliation
Sept-7 Riley Taitingfong Community engagement and gene drives: Challenges and ethical considerations University of California, San Diego
Sept-14 Melissa Johnson Developing Cyrtandra (Gesneriaceae) as a model system for understanding plant dispersal and diversification in the Pacific Basin USDA ARS
Sept-21 Kathleen Stacey Library Resources Mookini Library
Sept-28 TCBES instructors & guest speakers: Ulu Ching & Colleen Cole Finding funding: Strategies for graduate students Conservation International & Three Mountain Alliance
Oct-5 Thomas Ibanez From New Caledonia to Hawaii: Explaining variations in the composition and structure of tropical island forests at different spatial scales UH Hilo, Dept. of Biology
Oct-12 Chris Wall Physiological ecology of scleractinian reef corals HIMB
Oct-19 Shane Shiers Research for reducing invasive predators impacts on Pacific Islands APHIS USDA
Oct-26 Anthony Amend The mold that grows where no man has gone before: Using biogeography theory to put Hawaiian fungi on the map UH M─ünoa, Dept. of Botany
Nov-2 Noelani Puniwai Seascape ecology: Knowing our oceans through times of change UH M─ünoa, Dept. of Hawaiian Studies
Nov-9 Randy Kosaki & John Burns Mesophotic exploration of reefs in the Papah─ünaumoku─ükea National Monument NOAA & UH Hilo, Dept. of Marine Science
Nov-16 Kealoha Kinney N─ün─ü i ke kumu: Lessons of resilience from a Hawaiian sub-alpine dryland chronosequence USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry
Nov-23 Thanksgiving Break
Nov-30 Susan Jarvi Rat lungworm disease: (caused by Angiostongylus cantonensis): Advances in research and education UH Hilo

All are welcome!


Past Seminars

Melissa Johnson Riley Taitingfong


Details of past seminars can be found in our Archived Seminars section