M.S. in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science

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

This week's seminar:

TCBES Natural Resource Management Seminar Series presents Dr. Susan Jarvi, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences here at UH Hilo. Her topic is titled, "SARS-CoV-2 the virus, COVID-19 the disease: an update on currently available vaccines" on Friday February 26 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Fall 2021 Weekly Seminar Schedule


Past Seminars

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

Date Speaker Title Affiliation
Aug 28 John Burns, PhD Personal Health in the Field of Conservation: Sourcing Grit & Courage [Closed section] UH Hilo, Marine Science
Sep 4 Celia Bardwell-Jones, PhD Ethics in Conservation UH Hilo, Environmental Health & Safety Office
Sep 11 Noelani Puniwai, PhD Pono Science UH at Mānoa, Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
Sep 18 Panelists:
Springer Kaye,
Ulu Ching,
Megan Blazak, &
Moderator: Sharon Ziegler-Chong
Finding Funding: Grant Writing Strategies for Graduate Students, Researchers, & NGOs Big Island Invasive Species Committee (BIISC),
Conservation International - Hawaiʻi,
The Kohala Center,
Director, Research & Community Partnerships, UH Hilo
Sep 25 Panelists:
Colleen Cole,
Amanda Uowolo, &
Kalā Asing, &
Moderator: Terrilani Chong, PhD
Professionalism & Career Growth in the Field of Conservation UH Mānoa
Three Mountain Alliance,
Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry USDA-Forest Service, &
Mauna Kea Forest Restoration Project;
Moderator: UH Hilo, Office of Research
Oct 2 Christopher Hawkins, PhD The Science of Stakeholders: The Human Dimensions of Conservation Planning and Quantitative Methods to Operationalize Them Sustainable Pacific Program, Lynker
Oct 9 Franny Kinslow Brewer Utilizing Social Psychology to Enhance Conservation Behavior Big Island Invasive Species Committee
Oct 16 Noa Kekuewa Lincoln Historical and Modern Ecology of Kukui (Aleurites moluccanus) College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources, UH Mānoa
Oct 23 Sheina B. Sim, PhD Fruit flies when you're having fun: a brief introduction to tephritid genomics and implications for the sterile insect technique USDA-ARS Daniel K. Inouye U.S. Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center
Oct 30 M. Renee Bellinger, PhD Hawaiian taro: an exploration of genetic history, genome architecture, and disease resistance Hawai'i Cooperative Studies Unit, Department of Biology, UH Hilo
Nov 6 Peter Sadowski, PhD AI Applications for Sustainability Information and Computer Sciences Department, UH Mānoa
Nov 13 Jamison Gove, PhD The Importance of Ocean Processes in Shaping Nearshore Marine Ecosystems in Hawaiʻi Ecosystem Sciences Division, NOAA's Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
Nov 20 Robin Martin, PhD Unlocking the Functional Biogeography of Forests: Lessons Learned from Spectranomics School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University
Nov 27 N/A Non-instructional Day
Dec 4 Kristen C. Harmon, PhD Candidate Integrating Indigenous and Conventional Practices for the Recovery of Endangered Hawaiian Waterbirds College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa