Conservation Ecology Seminar Series features 13 speakers, starting Jan. 18

The annual Conservation Ecology Seminar Series begins Jan. 18, ushering in 13 talks from scientist around the country.

The series is organized by the Conservation Ecology field of study at the School of Natural Resources and Environment. The lectures are Fridays from 3-4 p.m. in Room 1028, Dana Building. They are open to the public and followed by a question-and-answer session with the speakers; no registration is required.

  • Friday, Jan. 18: Ivette Perfecto. George W. Pack Professor of Natural Resources, School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE); Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • Friday, Jan. 25: Daniel C. Allen. Postdoctoral research fellow, SNRE
  • Friday, Feb. 1: Hsing-Hsing Huang, Michael Moore and Johannes Foufopoulos. Moore is a professor and associate dean for research at SNRE; Foufopoulos is an associate professor at SNRE at and in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at LSA.
  • Friday, Feb. 8: Jim Diana. Professor, SNRE; director of the Michigan Sea Grant Program (funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Friday, Feb. 15: Ines Ibanez. Assistant professor, SNRE
  • Friday, Feb. 22: Barry Sinervo. Distinguished Professor of Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Friday, March 1: Tom Johengen. Associate research scientist and associate director, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research
  • Friday, March 8: Winter Recess
  • Friday, March 15: Allen Burton. Professor, SNRE; director, CILER
  • Friday, March¬†22: Richard J. Norby. Corporate fellow, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Friday, March 29: Doug Landis. Professor, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
  • Friday, April 5: Tom Hobbs. Professor and senior research scientist, Natural Resource Ecology Lab, Colorado State University
  • Friday, April 12: Jake Vander Zander. Associate professor, Center for Limnology and the Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Friday, April 19: Jennifer Lau. Assistant professor, Michigan State University, Kellogg Biological Station and Department of Plant Biology