Biology Seminars Fall 2018

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Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

09.7.18

The Evolutionary Ecology of Pollination Systems in Papilionoid vs Non-Papilionoid Legumes

Dr. Justin Zweck, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth

Hosted by:  Dr. Thomas Hrabik

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 

09.14.2018

Hearing Thresholds and the Impact of Anthropogenic Noise in Four Invasive Carp Species

Andrew Nissen, Master's  Candidate, University of Minnesota Duluth

Hosted by: Dr. Allen Mensinger

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

09.21.2018

 

Hawks Ridge Seminar

On the Road to Recovery? The Endangered Great Lakes Piping Plover Population

Dr. Francesca Cuthbert, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology in the Twin Cities

Hosted by: Dr. Matt Etterson  

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

09.28.2018

Stock enhancement as a tool to manage recreational fisheries

Dr. Ed Camp, Assistant Professor, University of Florida - Gainesville

Hosted by: Dr. Tom Hrabik

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

10.05.2018

Cellular and Genetic Pathways Required for Development of the Vertebrate Brain

Dr. Jennifer Liang, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth 

Host: Dr. Tom Hrabik

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

10.12.2018

 

Prairie Potholes and Pesticides: Assessing the effects of neonicotinoids on wetland chironomid community structure and emergence in the Prairie Pothole Region

Dr. Jon Sweetman, Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University 

Host:  Dr. John Dahl

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

10.19.2018

How to Build a Leaf: New Insights into Plant Structure and Function from the Inside Out with X-Ray Imaging

Dr. Craig Brodersen, Assistant Professor, Yale University

Host:  Dr. Jessica Savage

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

10.26.2018

NO SEMINAR - FALL BREAK

11.02.2018

The Ecology of an Invasive Species: From Eggs to Ecosystems

Dr. Donn Branstrator, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth

Host: Dr. Thomas Hrabik

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

11.09.2018

Population Ecology of an Enigmatic Bird of the Northern Pines

Mark Clark, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota - Duluth

Host: Dr. Thomas Hrabik

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 11.16.2018

Life Experiences and Lifespan: Is Stress an Important Link?

Dr. Britt Heidinger, Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University

Host:  Dr. Briana Gross

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

11.23.2018

NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING BREAK

 

11.30.2018

TBA

Dr. Lucinda Johnson, Associate Director/Initiative Director of Water 

Host: Dr. Jessica Savage

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2

 

12.07.2018

 

TBA

Ryan Steiner, Master's Candidate, University of Minnesota Duluth

Host:  Dr. Gerald Neimi and Dr. Matthew Etterson

Addl Reading:  Abstract, Paper 1, Paper

12.14.2018

 

TBA

Natalie McMann, Master's Candidate, University of Minnesota Duluth

Host: Dr. Jessica Savage

Addl Reading: Abstract, Paper 1, Paper 2,

Spring 2018 Seminar List

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