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Spring 2012

Unless otherwise noted below, seminars are held on Fridays at 2 p.m. in Room 303 Shoemaker Hall

Feb. 17

Dr. Danielle Brown, Department of Biology, Middle Tennessee State University
"Observing the invisible through acceleration logging of animal movements and behavior"

Feb. 24

Dr. Jeremy Brown, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University
"Models, Genomes, and Trees"

Mar. 2

Cathy Justis, M.S., Education Director, Wolf River Conservancy
"The Wolf River:  Opportunities for Habitat Protection, Urban Renewal, and Connecting People to Nature"

Mar. 9

Dr. Jan Hoover, Environmental Laboratory, US Army Corps of Engineers
"Asian Carps in the Mississippi River: Assessment, Impacts, and Management"

Mar. 16


Mar. 23

Dr. Glenn Parsons, Department of Biology, University of Mississippi
"Shark Attack, Fishery Landings and Rainfall in Florida: Can We Predict Shark Attack?"

Mar. 30

Dr. Philip Gingerich, E. C. Case Collegiate Professor of Paleontology & Curator, Museum of Paleontology, University of Michigan
"How Fast Is Evolution?"

* Dr. Gingerich's visit is co-sponsored by the UM Phi Beta Kappa Chapter, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, the Department of Biology, and the Beta Beta Beta Biology Undergraduate Honors Society

Apr. 6

No Seminar--GOOD FRIDAY holiday

Apr. 13

Dr. James Thorp, Kansas Biological Survey, University of Kansas
"Food Webs and Macro-Ecology in Rivers"

Apr. 20

Dr. Jason Hoeksema, Department of Biology, University of Mississippi
"Ecology and evolution of mycorrhizal interactions"

Apr. 27

Dr. Lars Hedin, Director, Program in Environmental Studies, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
"Individuals, Ecosystems, and the Land Carbon Sink"

Please contact  Jason Hoeksema (915-1275; in the Department of Biology to schedule an appointment with a speaker

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