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.

August 29, 2014
Guest Speaker: Mary Hagedorn, Director MarineGEO Hawaii
Institute: Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Title: "Physiological Means of Conserving Coral Reefs"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

September 5, 2014
Guest Speaker: Leonard Freed, Professor - Evolutionary and Behavioral Ecology
Institute: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Title: "Diffuse competition can be reversed: a case history with birds in Hawaii"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

September 12, 2014
Guest Speaker: Allen Andrews, Research Fisheries Biologist
Institute: NOAA Fisheries Life History Program
Title: "Maximum age and missing time in shark vertebrae: the limits and validity of age estimate using bomb radiocarbon dating"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

September 19, 2014
Guest Speaker: Joan Roughgarden, Research Scientist, Professor Emerita Dept. of Biology, Standford University
Institute: Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB)
Title: "Rocky Intertidal Ecology Reviewed; New Results on Economic Organization of Animal Social Groups
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

October 3, 2014
Guest Speaker: Ed DeLong, Co-Director of CMORE
Institute: MIT, CMORE
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

October 10, 2014
Guest Speaker: Nadiera Sukhraj, PhD Candidate
Institute: University of Hawaii at Manoa Zoology
PhD Defense
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

October 31, 2014
Guest Speakers: H. Gert de Couet, Ph.D, Professor and Associate Chair for Research and Graduate Education - Department of Biology, and Tom A. Ranker, Ph.D, Professor and Chair - Department of Botany
Institute: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Title: "Presentation and Discussion of NSF Funding from two former NSF Program Directors"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

November 7, 2014
Guest Speaker: Erik Shapiro, Director of Research
Institute: Michigan State University
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

November 14, 2014
Guest Speaker: Peter Mumby, Professor, ARC Laureate Fellow, President of the Australian Coral Reef Society
Institute: University of Queensland
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

November 21, 2014
Guest Speaker: Andrea Jani, PhD Candidate
Institute: UC Santa Barbara, Biomolecular Science and Engineering Program
Title: "Interactions betweent he lethal fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and the symbiotic bacterial communities (microbiome) found on the skin of mountain yellow legged frogs in the Sierra Nevada of California"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

December 5, 2014
Guest Speaker: Christie Wilcox, PhD Candidate
Institute: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Title: "Molecular Investigators of the Pteroinae: Insights into the Invasive Lionfishes from the Native Range"
Location: Biomed B103
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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