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 LeaveyGeorgia 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 LoebUS 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"