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Fall 2018 Departmental Seminar Series

Seminars start at 11:00 AM unless otherwise noted.

September 7

State of the world's raptors: Distributions, threats, and conservation recommendations

Dr. Chris McClureThe Peregrine Fund

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

September 21

From communities to ecosystems: linking ecological responses to multiple global change drivers

Dr. Kimberly La PierreSmithsonian Environmental Research Center

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

September 28

Swampy science and stewardship for Barataria and beyond

Dr. Julie WhitbeckNational Park Service

Location: 213 LBC – Kendall-Cram Lecture Hall

Thurs, October 18

The 17th Marcia Monroe Conery Lectureship

The Marcia Monroe Conery Lectureship brings a preeminent scientist in the field of conservation to Tulane to speak in the area of their expertise.

Palms - Emblems of Tropical Forests - their Diversity and Conservation

Dr. Henrik BalslevAarhus University

Location: 213 LBC – Kendall-Cram Lecture Hall


Lecture begins at 7pm, reception to follow in 203 LBC - Stibbs Conference ROom
October 19

A Large Palm Community Dataset from the Western Amazon - with Examples of its Uses

Dr. Henrik BalslevAarhus University

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

November 2

How do shifts from migratory to resident behavior alter animal-pathogen dynamics? Monarch butterflies as a case study

Dr. Sonia AltizerUniversity of Georgia

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

November 16

Harmonizing biodiversity conservation with agricultural production across working landscapes

Dr. Daniel KarpUniversity of California - Davis

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

December 7

Dissertation Defense of Elizabeth Kimbrough


Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) associated microbes in a dynamic coastal landscape

Advisor: Dr. Sunshine Van Bael

Location: 203 LBC – Stibbs Conference Room

Lindy Boggs Building, Room 400, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698, 504-865-5191 eebiol@tulane.edu