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

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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: (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 John Burns Biomes to microbes: Harnessing technological advancements to identify physical and biological drivers of coral-reef dynamics 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!

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