Seminars

During the pandemic, we are hosting seminars both virtually and in-person. Links to the virtual presentations will be shared prior to the presentation via Departmental e-mail. All in-person seminars will be held in Haworth Hall, Room 1005 with coffee and light refreshments at 3:30PM followed by the seminar at 3:45 PM.


Last updated: October 25, 2022
KU Jayhawk

August 23, 2022

Selected EEB Graduate Student Presentations

Seminar Announcement for August 23, 2022

Dr. Maria Rebolleda Gomez

September 13, 2022

Dr. Maria Rebolleda-Gomez,
University of California, Irvine

Evolutionary Mechanisms Emerging Speaker

Seminar Title: A trait-based approach to understanding microbial communities

Faculty Host: Dr. Maggie Wagner

Seminar Announcement for September 13, 2022

Dr. Jonathan Bloch

September 27, 2022

Dr. Jonathan Bloch,
Florida Museum of Natural History

Seminar Title: Time Travel in the Bighorn Basin: Documenting the Mammalian Response to Extreme Global Warming

Faculty Host: Dr. Chris Beard

Seminar Announcement for September 27, 2022

Dr. Matthew Bowker

October 25, 2022

Dr. Matthew Bowker,
Northern Arizona University

Seminar Title: Establishing Biocrusts to Rehabilitate Drylands: Some Obstacles and Possible Paths Forward

Faculty Host: Dr. Ben Sikes

Seminar Announcement for October 25, 2022

Dr. Suzanne Sindi

November 1, 2022

Dr. Suzanne Sindi,
University of California, Merced

Seminar Title: Modeling Prion Phenotypes in Yeast: A Case Study in Heterogeneous Cellular Populations

Faculty Host: Dr. Folashade Agusto

Seminar Announcement for November 1, 2022

Dr. Carlos Garcia-Robledo

November 8, 2022

Dr. Carlos Garcia-Robledo,
University of Connecticut

Seminar Title: Demographic attritions, elevational refugia and the resilience of insect populations to projected global warming

Faculty Host: Dr. Victor Gonzalez

Seminar Announcement for November 8, 2022

Dr. John Willis

November 22, 2022

Dr. John Willis,
Duke University

Seminar Title: Genomic analyses of adaptation and speciation in Mimulus

Faculty Host: Dr. John Kelly

Seminar Announcement for November 22, 2022

Previous Semesters

During the pandemic, we are hosting seminars both virtually and in-person. Links to the virtual presentations will be shared prior to the presentation via Departmental e-mail. All in-person seminars will be held in Haworth Hall, Room 1005 with coffee and light refreshments at 3:30 PM followed by the seminar at 3:45 PM.

Feb. 21, 2022 - Selected EEB Graduate Student Presentations

                            3:45    Devon DeRaad
                            4:05    Alex Fulk 
                            4:25    Ceyda Kural

April. 21 & 22, 2022 – The Armitage Speaker

                            Dr. Amy Rosemond, University of Georgia

April 26, 2022 - Dr. Kory Evans, Rice University

During the pandemic, we are hosting seminars both virtually and in-person. Links to the virtual presentations will be shared prior to the presentation via Departmental e-mail. All in-person seminars will be held in Haworth Hall, Room 1005 with coffee and light refreshments at 3:30 PM followed by the seminar at 3:45 PM.

Aug. 24, 2021 - Selected EEB Graduate Student Presentations

                            3:45    Lucas DeCicco
                            4:05    Robert J. Ramos 
                            4:25    Sharif Tusuubira

Aug. 31, 2021 - Dr. Folashade Agusto, University of Kansas

September 7, 2021 - Dr. Andrew Short, University of Kansas

September 14, 2021 - Dr. Amy Burgin, University of Kansas

October 5, 2021 - Dr. Rhiannon LaVine, University of Kansas

November 16, 2021 - The Michener Lecture

                                   Dr. Amy Toth, Iowa State University

November 30, 2021 - GSO Speaker

                                   Dr. Laura Kubatko, Ohio State University

December 7, 2021 - Dr. Katy Heath, University of Illinois (virtual)

 

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all EEB seminars listed below will be presented virtually.  Links to the virtual presentations will be posted prior to the date listed below.

All seminars start at 3:30 pm for social, 3:45 pm for start of the seminar unless otherwise noted.

Feb 2       Lisette de Senerpont Domis, Netherlands Institute of Ecology

Feb 22     Graduate Student Recruitment

          3:45 pm        Anna Klompen

          4:05 pm        Emma Hauser

          4:25 pm        Rachel Neff

Mar 2        Dr. Jaelyn Eberle, University of Colorado

Mar 16     The Michener Lecture

                 Dr. Sarah Kocher, Princeton University

Mar 30      Dr. Evangeline Ballerini, California State University, Sacramento

Apr 6        Distinguished Ecology/Global Change Biology

                 Melinda Smith, Colorado State University

Apr 13       Distinguished Biodiversity/Macroevolution

                  Dr. Susana Magallon, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Apr 27       Dr. Catherine Rushworth, University of Minnesota

Due to the COVID-19 virus, all EEB seminars listed below will be presented virtually.  Links to the virtual presentations will be posted prior to the date listed below.

Sep 8           Phillip Barden, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Sep 22         Stephanie Hampton, Environmental Biology, NSF               

Sep 29         Erika Marin Spiotta, Distinguished Diversity Speaker, University of Wisconsin- Madison  

Oct 20          Alison Bennett (GSO speaker), Ohio State University

Oct 27          Douda Bensasson, Unversity of Georgia  

Nov 10          EEB Graduate Students: Keana Tang, Camille Delavaux, Matthew Travert   

Unless noted, all seminars will be held in 1005 Haworth Hall with coffee and light refreshments at 3:30-3:45 PM and the seminar starts at 3:45 PM

 

Jan 21         Jocelyn Colella, University of New Hampshire

Jan 28         Lauren Shoemaker, University of Wyoming

Feb 4           Emily Sessa, University of Florda

Feb 11         Colin Donihue, Washington University 

Feb 18         Margarita Lopez-Uribe, Penn State (GSO Speaker)

Feb 24         A. Katzer, H. Burrell, & P. de Mello (Monday)

Mar 3           Kristina Douglass, Penn State

Mar 10         SPRING BREAK

Mar 17         Posy Busby, Oregan State University CANCELLED

Mar 24         Phillip Barden, NJ Institute of Technology  CANCELLED

Mar 31         Caleb Robbins, University of Kansas CANCELLED

Apr 7           Sara Kocher, Princeton (Michener Spkr) CANCELLED

Apr 14          Jaelyn Eberle, University of Colorado  CANCELLED

Apr 21          Anji Ballerini, Sacramento State CANCELLED

Apr 30          Amy Rosemond, Univ. of Georgia CANCELLED

May 5           Rhiannon LaVine, University of Kansas CANCELLED

Unless noted, all seminars will be held in 1005 Haworth Hall with coffee and light refreshments at 3:30-5:00 PM and the seminar starts at 3:45 PM

Aug 27          Graduate Student symposium

Sep 3            Paul Hime, University of Kansas

Sep 10          Rolfe Mandel, University of Kansas

Sep 17          Scott Hawley, Stowers Institute

Sep 24          Hannah Kinmonth-Schultz, University of Kansas

Oct 1            *Corey Welch (Distinguished Diversity), Iowa State

Oct 8            Andrea Sweigart, University of Georgia

Oct 15          FALL BREAK

Oct 22          Danielle Way, Western Ontario University

Oct 29          **Rodolfo Dirzo (Distinguished Ecology), Stanford  University

Nov 5            David Civitello, Emory University

Nov 12          John Kappelman, University of Texas-Austin

Nov 19          Brian Couch, University of Nebraska

Nov 26          THANKSGIVING BREAK

Dec 3            Mabel Rice, CANCELLED

Dec 10          Keryn Gedan, George Washington University

 *Reception at the Oread Hotel

 **Reception at the Burge Union