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USF IB Seminar Series | Fall 2014

Date Time & Location Speaker Title Additional info
Total Zero OPEN Seminars (Please contact Marc Lajeunesse lajeunesse@usf.edu for additional info)
Aug. 28 3:30,
CWY107
Richards Lab,
USF Integrative Biology
3 students' summer conference presentations
Sept. 4 3:30,
CWY107
Angela Collins,
USF Integrative Biology
An Investigation into the Habitat, Behavior and Opportunistic Feeding Strategies of the Protected Goliath Grouper Epinephelus itajara
Sept. 11 3:30,
CWY107
Caitlin Gabor,
Texas State University
Geographic variation in mate choice in a unisexual-bisexual species complex: Are populations consistent? + stress and disease in amphibians
Sept. 18 3:30,
CWY107
Gordon Fox,
USF Integrative Biology
Growth and decline of biological populations: from individuals to landscapes
Sept. 25 3:30,
CWY107
Jeffrey Scales,
University of Hawaii, Manoa
The evolution and design of the locomotor system in lizards of the Southwest United States
Oct. 2 3:30,
CWY107
Jonathan Pruitt,
University of Pittsburgh
From individuals, to populations, to communities, to extinction: when does animal personality matter?
Oct. 9 3:30,
CWY107
Dan Simberloff,
University of Tennessee
What's new in invasion biology and management, and why are they controversial? BGSO invited speaker
Oct. 16 3:30,
CWY107
Bob Schmitz,
University of Georgia
Evolutionary significance of population epigenomics in Arabidopsis thaliana
Oct. 23 3:30,
CWY107
Earl McCoy,
USF Integrative Biology
The history and consequences of gopher tortoise exploitation in Florida
Oct. 30 3:30,
CWY107
Steve Phelps,
University of Texas
Peculiar positions: Variation in the mechanisms of monogamy
Nov. 6 3:30,
CWY107
Lewis Lab,
USF Integrative Biology
The long arm of land use: pervasive ecological impacts in time and space
Nov. 13 3:30,
CWY107
Sadie Ryan,
University of Florida
Clash of the titans: People, Environment, and Climate in Africa's Albertine Rift
Nov. 20 3:30,
CWY107
Philipp Boersch-Supan,
University of South Florida
Pelagic Ecology of Indian Ocean Seamounts and Islands
Nov. 27 3:30,
CWY107
no seminar, Thanksgiving
Dec. 4 3:30,
CWY107
Denis Noble,
University of Oxford
Roundtable discussion of Noble’s online seminar titled: “Evolution and physiology: a new synthesis”.

We highly suggest viewing the online seminar before
attending the discussion.

The link to the seminar is found here:
Plenary seminar at the IUPS 2013 World Congress
Online seminar is approx. 42 min.




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USF IB Seminar Series | Spring 2015

Date Time & Location Speaker Title Additional info
Total 3 OPEN Seminars (Please contact Marc Lajeunesse lajeunesse@usf.edu for additional info)
Jan. 8 3:30,
CWY107
Bill Karasov,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The immature bird: changes during maturation of digestive and immune function and in processing of environmental contaminants
Jan. 15 3:30,
CWY107
Reserved for job interviews
Jan. 22 3:30,
CWY107
Reserved for job interviews
Jan. 29 3:30,
CWY107
Reserved for job interviews
Feb. 5 3:30,
CWY107
Hosted by:
Derick Hudson,
University of South Florida
Environmental Science Professionals Discussion Panel This seminar will be comprised of a multi-professional discussion panel with a variety of educational and professional experiences to talk about their career paths and answer questions about the non-academic track of scientific employment.
Feb. 12 3:30,
CWY107
Evelyn Fox Keller,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TBA Darwin Day Lecture
Feb. 19 3:30,
CWY107
reserved
Feb. 26 3:30,
CWY107
Erin Dolan,
UT-Austin
TBA
March 5 3:30,
CWY107
SPRING BREAK
March 12 3:30,
CWY107
Heather Judkins,
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
TBA
March 19 3:30,
CWY107
OPEN TBA
March 26 3:30,
CWY107
Charles (Chuck) Fisher,
Penn. State
TBA
April 2 3:30,
CWY107
Roger Nisbet,
UCSB
TBA
April 9 3:30,
CWY107
OPEN
April 16 3:30,
CWY107
OPEN
April 23 3:30,
CWY107
Nick Whitney,
MOTE
TBA


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