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: November 23, 2021
KU Jayhawk

August 24, 2021

Selected EEB Graduate Student Presentations

Seminar Announcement for August 24, 2021

Dr. Folashade Agusto

August 31, 2021

Dr. Folashade Agusto,
University of Kansas

Ecology of infectious diseases: Modeling the role of human behavior and perception of risks to disease transmission

Seminar Announcement for August 31, 2021

Aquatic Beetles

September 7, 2021

Dr. Andrew Short,
University of Kansas

The Ecology and Diversification of Aquatic Beetles

Seminar Announcement for September 7, 2021

Dr. Amy Burgin

September 14, 2021

Dr. Amy Burgin,
University of Kansas

Anthropogenic changes to the biogeochemistry of connected aquatic ecosystems

Seminar Announcement for September 14, 2021

Fossilized Arthropod

October 5, 2021

Dr. Rhiannon LaVine,
University of Kansas

From micro- to macro-: investigating morphological evolution in fossil arthropods

Seminar Announcement for October 5, 2021

Dr. Amy Toth

November 16, 2021 - Michener Speaker

Dr. Amy Toth,
Iowa State University

Building a Superorganism: Integrative insights into the evolution and regulation of insect sociality

Seminar Announcement for November 16, 2021

Dr. Laura Kubatko

November 30, 2021 - GSO Speaker

Dr. Laura Kubatko,
Ohio State University

What gene trees do (and do not) tell us about species evolution and biodiversity

Seminar Announcement for November 30, 2021

Dr. Katy Heath

December 7, 2021

Dr. Katy Heath,
University of Illinois

Evolutionary genetics of symbiotic extended phenotypes

Seminar Announcement for December 7, 2021

Previous Semesters

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


Dec 3            Mabel Rice, CANCELLED

Dec 10          Keryn Gedan, George Washington University

 *Reception at the Oread Hotel

 **Reception at the Burge Union