Biology Seminars Spring 2018

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01.19.18

"Baikal: Ancient lake in a changing world"

Dr. Tedy Ozersky, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth

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Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

01.26.18

"Invasion genetics reveals patterns of spread of zebra mussels to MN inland lake"

Dr. Mike McCartney, Research Assistant Professor, Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC)

Hosted by:  Dr. Donn Branstrator

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

02.02.18

 

"The hard science of understanding the ecological effects of low calcium on softwater lakes"

Dr. Paul Frost, Associate Professor. Trent University 

Hosted by:  Dr. Ted Ozersky

Addl Reading: Abstract,  Paper 1, Paper 2

 

02.09.18

DARWIN DAYS - SEMINAR AT 4:00 PM IN LIFE SCIENCE 185

"Testing Hypotheses for Late Pleistocene Extinction with Tusk Data From Mammoths and Mastodons"

Daniel Fisher, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Claude W. Hibbard Collegiate Professor of Paleontology; Curator and Director, Museum of Palentology, University of Michigan 

Hosted by: Dr. Howard Mooers

Addl Reading: Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3, Paper 4, Paper 5

 

02.16.18

"Fish and ships: Studying soundscape ecology in north-eastern New Zealand"

Rosalyn Putland, Postdoctroal Researcher, University of Minnesota - Duluth

Host:  Dr. Allen Mensinger

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2  

02.23.18

 

Biology Seminar Day (IBS)
"Slicing Through Time"

Dr. Wilson Taylor, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Host:  Integrated Bioscience Program, University of Minnesota

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

03.02.18

 

NO BIOLOGY SEMINAR 

03.09.18

 NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK

 03.16.18

"Modeling the distribution and abundance of Minnesota's breeding birds"

Dr. Jerry Niemi

Host: Dr. Ted Ozersky

Addl Reading:  Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

03.23.18

TBA

Mae Davenport, Professor, UMN-TC Department of Forest Resources

Host: Dr. Donn Branstrator

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03.30.18

Inspirational Teacher of the Life Sciences Award talk

Host:  Dr. Thomas Hrabik

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04.06.18

"Evolution of tall goldenrod in response to lace bug herbivory"

Lilhac Medina, Graduate Student, University of Minnesota Duluth

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04.13.18

TBA

Olaf Jensen, Associate Professor, Rutgers University

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 04.20.18

 

"Evaluating habitat quality for American martens using airborne LiDAR"

Michael Joyce, Graduate Student, University of Minnesota Duluth

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04.27.18

"Visual Sensitivity, Behavior, and Habitat of Select North American Fishes"

Trevor Keyler, Graduate Student, Universtiy of Minnesota Duluth                  

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