Past Events

Biology and Environmental Studies Seminar Schedule, Fall 2016

*All seminars take place at UNC Asheville, in Rhoades Robinson Hall (RRO) Room 125.
 
 
Dr. Martha Munoz, Duke University

 

“Behavior connects microevolutionary processes to macroevolutionary patterns.”
October 6
Dr. Brian Byrd, Western Carolina University

 

 
October 20

 

Dr. Jose Vasquez, Cuban National Park Service
“Ecology and Heritage: Cuba.”

 

 
November 3

 

Dr. Jennifer Boyd, University of Tennessee Chattanooga
“Reasons for Rarity? Exploring Adaptive and Acclimatory Constraints to Commonness.”

 

 
November 10

 

Dr. Christopher Pritchett, East Tennessee State University
“Pathogenesis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.”

 

 
December 1

 

Dr. Scott Werts, Winthrop University
December 6 (campus wide)
UNCA Undergraduate Research Symposium

 

Biology and Environmental Studies Seminar Schedule, Spring 2016

*All seminars take place at UNC Asheville, in Rhoades Robinson Hall (RRO) Room 125.

 

Stop the Stink: Invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs in Western North Carolina

Presented by Emily Ogburn, NC State University

Thursday, February 4, 2016 12:00 pm RRO 125

 

Identifying streambed fine particle impacts on riverine ecohydrological functioning

Presented by Kaylyn Gootman, UNC Chapel Hill

Thursday, February 18, 2016 12:00 pm RRO 125

 

Why Reports of the Cretaceous Dinosaur Extinction are Greatly Exaggerated

Presented by Colin Sumrall, University of TN Knoxville

Thursday, February 25, 2016 12:00 pm RRO 125

 

TBA (Speciation in tropical fishes)

Presented by Christopher Martin, UNC Chapel Hill

Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:00 pm RRO 125

 

Conservation on the Island of the Tortoises.  How paleoecology can help direct conservation planning and management: A case study of the Galápagos Islands

Presented by Emily Coffey, UNC Asheville

Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 pm RRO 125

 

The GIT/PIX complex, a signaling scaffold regulating small GTP-binding protein pathways

Presented by Richard Premont, Duke University

Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 pm RRO 125

 

Drawing for Science: Visuals that Educate, Communicate and Inspire

Presented by Jennifer Landin, NC State University

Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 pm RRO 125

 

Downslope subsidies in topographically-complex forests affect forest carbon and water cycling

Presented by Chelcy Ford Miniat, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Coweeta Hydrologic Lab

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:00 pm RRO 125