Seminar Series

The Biology Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa holds regular seminar series that are open to students, faculty, and the public.  The featured guest speakers come from local, national, and international institutes.  Please check this page regularly to see any updates on seminars.

January 24, 2014
Guest Speaker: Marc Lammers, Associate Researcher
Institute: HIMB
Title: "Listening to the sea: Investigating cetaceans and their habitats using acoustics"

January 31, 2014
Guest Speaker: Kevin Weng, Pelagic Fisheries Research Program Manager
Institute: Pelagic Fisheries Research Program
Title: "Fish Futures: Observation, Adaptation and Climate"

February 7, 2014
Guest Speaker: Mark Hay, Professor of Environmental Biology
Institute: Georgia Tech
Title: "Ecosystem tipping points, chemical ecology, adnt he continuing death-spiral of coral reefs"

February 14, 2014
Guest Speaker: Adam Summers
Institute: University of Washingotn and Friday Harbor Marine Labs
Title: "Of sharks, sand and sticky fishes - Marine biomaterials from blue sky research"
Location: Biomed B103
3:30pm - 4:30pm

February 21, 2014
Guest Speaker: Andrew Whitehead
Institute: University of Califonia, Davis
Title: "Exploring the genomic landscape of evolved phsyiological plasticity in killifish"

Location: KUY 101
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

February 28, 2014
Guest Speaker: Tom Kocher, Professor of Biology
Institute: University of Maryland, College Park
Title: "Adaptive Radiation of Cichlid Fishes"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

March 7, 2014
Guest Speaker: Kathy Belov
Institute: University of Sydney

March 11, 2014
Guest Speaker: Janie Wulff, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Institute: Florida State University
Title: "Bottom-up, top-down, and side-ways control of sponges: Conclusions muddled by methods"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

March 14, 2014

March 21, 2014
Guest Speaker: Peter Davies
Institute: Cornell
Title: "Biotech (GMO) Crops - Science and Sustainability"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

April 4, 2013
Guest Speaker: Don Hemmes, Professor Emeritus and Lecturer - Biology
Institute: University of Hawaii at Hilo
Title: "Mushrooms and other fleshy fungy in the Hawaiian Islands"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

April 11, 2014
Guest Speaker: Spencer Nyholm
Institute: University of Connecticut
Title: "Symbiosis between marine bacteria and Hawaiian bobtain squid, Euprymna scolopes"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

April 18, 2014

April 25, 2014
Guest Speaker: TBD

May 2, 2014
Guest Speaker: Rachel Wade
Institute: University of Hawaii, Manoa

May 9, 2014
Guest Speaker: Don Price
Institute: University of Hawaii, Hilo

May 16, 2014
Guest Speaker: Jeff Scales


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04/17/2014 at 10:32am