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Seminars

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

Next Seminar

Anthony Amend

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: (1)Ulu Ching, (2)Colleen Cole, & (3)Megan Blazak Finding funding: Strategies for graduate students (1)Conservation International, (2)Three Mountain Alliance, & (3)The Kohala Center
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 Siers Research for reducing invasive predators impacts on Pacific Islands USDA Wildlife Services National Wildlife Research Center
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

Shane Siers
Chris Wall Thomas Ibanez Finding Funding Melissa Johnson Riley Taitingfong


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