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

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Weekly Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Title Email address AFFILIATION
21-Aug Amy Saxton Introduction to Library Resources 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 UH Hilo Kipuka
11-Sep Matt Knope Ecology, evolution, and conservation of Hawaiian Asteraceae UH Hilo Biology
18-Sep Michael Shintaku Developing genetic tools for the protection and preservation of kalo UH Hilo CAFNRM
25-Sep Grant finding
2-Oct Chris Niebuhr Avian malaria transmission dynamics: a New Zealand perspective USDA
9-Oct Becky Ostertag Restoration of Hawaiian lowland wet forest using a hybrid ecosystem approach UH Hilo Biology
16-Oct Salma Arous Potyviruses detection strategies / new viruses detection via metagenomics
23-Oct Carter Atkinson Rapid detection methods and environmental sampling for the fungi that cause Rapid Ohia Death USGS
30-Oct Kristina Paxton Loss of cultural diversity in native Hawaiian birds UH Hilo TCBES
6-Nov Alison Greggor Using animal behavior and learning as conservation tools 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 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 TNC
27-Nov Stephanie Yelenik Multi-trophic drivers of understory regeneration in restored koa forest USGS
4-Dec Evan Rehm Rewildling a tropical island: lost frugivores and seed dispersal on Guam UC Santa Barbara

Past Seminars

Helmkampf Paxton Atkinson Salma Arous

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