EEBOB - Fall 2019

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 1:25 - 2:15pm in the Clendenin Building, room 1010 (CL 1010), Kennesaw campus (PDF).

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

  • Dr. Victor Ortega-Jimenez, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology (EEOB), Kennesaw State University (KSU)
    • "Moving in Extreme Weather: From Seeds, Insects and Hummingbirds to Ecological Interactions"

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

  • Dr. Alison Ossip-Drahos, Department of Natural Sciences, Middle Georgia State University
    • "Functional significance of signal size in a diverse lizard genus"

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

  • Dr. Marcela Benítez, Department of Psychology, Georgia State University
    • "Friend or foe? Cooperation, conflict, and social decision-making in monkeys"

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

  • Dr. Anny Chung, Department of Plant Biology, University of Georgia
    • "The role of soil microbes in plant population and community dynamics"

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

  • Dr. Taka Sasaki, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
    • "Emergence of collective cognition in animal groups"

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

  • Dr. Scott Villa, Department of Biology, Emory University
    • "Experimentally evolving an adaptive radiation: A study with birds and their parasites"

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

  • Dr. John Lindo, Department of Anthropology, Emory University
    • "Understanding human evolution via ancient DNA"

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

  • Dr. Michel Kohl, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resrouces, University of Georgia
    • "Do wolves really change rivers? A review of the Yellowstone Trophic Cascade Debate"

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

  • Dr. Lewis Bartlett, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
    • "Evolutionary beekeeping to battle bee diseases: lessons from the laboratory"

 Wednesday, November 6, 2019

  • Dr. Jenny McGuire, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
    • "Terrestrial range shifts are amplified by climate change but hindered by human land use and fragmentation: a paleoecological perspective"

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

  • Dr. Jamie Cornelius, Department of Integrative Biology, Oregon State University
    • "The Ecophysiology of Environmental Change"