EEBOB - Fall 2017
The Ecology, Evolution, Behavior, & Organismal Biology (EEBOB) seminar series focuses on biological topics at whole-organism and higher scales of organization. Speakers will include KSU faculty, graduate students, and guests from other universities. Unless specified otherwise, seminars are held on Wednesdays at 1:00pm in the Clendenin Building, room 1008 (CL 1008), Kennesaw campus.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
- Dr. Charlie Amlaner, Kennesaw State University
- "The evolution of sleep and how animals cope while sleeping under the risk of predation."
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
- Dr. Kyle Gabriel, Kennesaw State University
- "Biomimicry of fungistasis for controlling emerging fungal pathogens."
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
- Dr. Chris Cornelison, Kennesaw State University
- “Poor Hungry Doctors: pursuing a career in academia.”
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
- Dr. Riccardo Fiorillo, Georgia Gwinnett College
- "Natural History of snails and parasites in the Etowah River Watershed: Adventures with high p values"
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
- Dr. Jennifer Leavey, Georgia Institute of Technology
- “BeeSNAP: Using computational methods to predict optimal bee habitat, analyze bee behavior, and engage undergraduates in interdisciplinary thinking.”
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
- Dr. Susan Loeb, US Forest Service and Clemson University
- “Understanding the effects of white- nose syndrome on bat populations and communities of the southeast”
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
- Dr. Johnathan Linneman, Georgia Institute of Technology
- “Friends in low places (and only low places): Latitude and symbiosis in a bryozoan.”
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
- Dr. Sam Rivera, Zoo Atlanta
- "Galapagos Island Restoration; A Veterinarian’s Role and Perspective."
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
- Dr. Elizabeth Ottesen, University of Georgia
- "The ultimate survivors: evolution and stability of the cockroach gut microbiome"
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
- Dr. Matt Allender, University of Illinois
- “Emerging Diseases and the Changing Definition of Health”
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
- Pete Pattavina, US Fish and Wildlife Service
- “Managing the Middle School Lunch Room: The Perils of Trying to Implement Wildlife Conservation Programs."
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
- Chris Smyth, Penn State University
- "Sink Drains to Sea Turtle Eggs: Unraveling the ecology and epidemiology of human and animal infectious Fusarium species"