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Fall 2019 Seminars

 

Date

Speaker

Seminar title

Aug 26

Konstantinos Chatzistergos - Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

Mechanisms of myocardial lineage development and their role in cardiac regenerative medicine

Sept 2

Labor Day

No seminar

Sept 9

Christopher Baraloto - Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

Unraveling the functional diversity of tropical forests

Sept 16

Ligia Collado - Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

New magnitude of macroalgal blooms: causes, impacts and challenges 

Sept 23

Phil Stoddard - Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

Coding and reliability in electric fish signals 

Sep 30

Ravindra Palavalli-Nettimi -

Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

The art of being small: implications of miniaturisation on insect vision and behavior

Oct 7

Lawrence J. Hribar - Florida Keys Mosquito Control District

Expanding basic entomological knowledge using mosquito surveillance bycatch 

Oct 14

Kim Tieu - Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, Florida International University

Parkinson’s disease: Pathogenic mechanisms and therapeutic strategies

Oct 21

Erica Henry - Applied Ecology, North Carolina State University

The rarest butterflies: resurrecting natural history as a key tenant of modern ecology

Oct 28

Lorian Schweikert - Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

Life, light, and color: the evolution of visual diversity in the underwater world

Nov 4

Oscar Valverde - Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

Digging deep to new frontiers: Exploring the importance of fine-roots as drivers of ecological processes 

Nov 18

Sparkle Malone - Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

Patterns in ecosystem C dynamics in Everglades Freshwater Marsh

Nov 25

Rex Lowe - Bowling Green State University

Species matter, even small ones

Feb 17

Jed Redwine - National Park Service

Everglades Restoration - How we are changing operations to deliver better ecological outcomes across the watershed