Montana State University

Ecology Seminar Schedule

Fall Semester 2013

Ecology Seminar Series
Ecology Department
Thursdays 3:35-4:35, 304 Lewis Hall

Advance notice is requested so that accommodations can be made for special needs, thank you.

Seminar Details
Aug. 29
  • David Roberts
  • Instructor
  • Course Syllabus
Sept. 5
  • James Nichols
  • Senior Scientist, Paxtuxent Wildlife Research Center, USGS
  • Macroecological effects of competition: dynamical interactions of Northern Spotted Owls and Barred Owls
Sept. 12
  • David Roberts
  • Department Head
  • Introduction of Department Researchers
Sept. 19
  • Ryan Jones
  • Department of Land Resources and Environmental Science, MSU
  • Microbial ecology of insects, disease vectors, and soil
Sept. 26
  • Andy Dolloff
  • Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Virginia Tech
  • More is better, but still not enough: insights from 20 years of monitoring brook trout and American eels in Blue Ridge Mountain streams
Oct. 3
  • David Melick
  • Research Affiliate, Bishop Museum, Hawaii; Consultant, United Nations Development Program
  • Money versus science - the politics and efficacy of international conservation planning: experiences from Papua New Guinea and China
Oct. 10
  • Chris Organ
  • Visiting Professor, Earth Sciences
  • Genome Macroevolution: Insights from Genes, Phylogenies, and Fossils
Oct. 17
  • No Seminar
Oct. 24
  • Jonathan Myers
  • Washington University, St. Louis
  • Biodiversity and community assembly across ecological and biogeographic gradients
Oct. 31
  • Lynn Kaeding
  • PhD in Ecology and Environmental Sciences from MSU
  • Seeking to understand the dynamics of the historic Yellowstone Lake cutthroat trout population: a personal journey
Nov. 7
Nov. 14
  • Holly Barnard
  • Colorado University-Boulder
  • Ecohydrology of forest catchment: patterns and process across hydrologic regimes
Nov. 21
  • Alyssa Sandner
  • McNair Scholar, Department of Ecology
  • An analysis of English for Scientific Purposes Methods in the middle East and its presence in STEM curricula
Nov. 28
Dec. 5
  • No Seminar