EEBOB - Fall 2018

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 1:00-1:50 pm in the Clendenin Building, room 1008 (CL 1008), Kennesaw campus (PDF).


Wednesday, August 22

  • Dr. Lisa Ganser, Assistant Professor of Biology in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Kennesaw State University

Wednesday, September 5

  • Dr. Thomas McElroy, Associate Professor of Biology in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at Kennesaw State University
    • “Differential Toxicity and Venom Gland Gene Expression in the Striped Bark Scorpion (Centruroides vittatus)”

Wednesday, September 12

Wednesday, September 19

  • Dr. Bryan Becker, University of Alabama-Birmingham Medical College
    • “Sensing Salt – Renal Nerves and Endothelin”

Wednesday, September 26

  • Nathan Klaus, Georgia Department of Natural Resources
    • “Fire history of Pine Mountain Georgia – A guide for restoration”

Wednesday, October 3

  • Dr. Nastassia Patin, Georgia Tech
    • "The Microbiome of the Georgia Aquarium's Ocean Voyager Exhibit"

Wednesday, October 10

  • Dr. Ashley Morris, Middle Tennessee State University
    • "Molecular markers in time and space - choosing the right tools for the questions at hand"

Wednesday, October 17

  • Dr. Richard Hall, University of Georgia
    • "Shifts in Migratory Behavior and Parasitism: Monarch Butterflies as a Case Study"

Wednesday, October 24

  • Dr. Heather Alexander, Mississippi State University
    • "Forest Resilience with Changing Fire Regimes: Case Studies from Upland Oak Forests of the Eastern U.S. and Larch Forests of the Siberian Arctic"

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

  • Chris Mowry, Berry College
    • "Coyotes and Urban Biodiversity: The Return of an Apex Predator"

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

  • MSIB Graduate Student Presentations

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

  • Jared Taglialatela, Associate Professor of Biology in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at Kennesaw State University
    • "Dr. Primatelove or: How I learned to stop worrying and love ape cognition"
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