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Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series

Colloquia are Fridays from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104.

Spring 2020

Jan. 17 John Stabler, Ohio University Police Department Active Shooter Training

Jan. 24 Jeremy Beaulieu, Assistant Professor University of Arkansas

Jan. 31 Michael Weintraub, Professor University of Toledo

Feb. 7 Carrie Gilbert, Forest Supervisor, Wayne National Forest

March 20 Dr. Brooke Byerley Best, Director of Research Programs, Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Fall 2019

Sept. 27 Kerri Griffin, Director and Title IX Coordinator

Oct. 18 Gary Kauffman, Botanist/Plant Ecologist U.S. Forest Service

Oct. 25 Dr. Zhihua Hua, Professor Ohio University

Nov. 1 Dr. James Dyer, Professor Ohio University

Nov. 8 Dr. Diego Alvarado Serrano, Assistant Professor Ohio University

Nov. 15 Dr. Melissa Thomas-Van Gundy, Research Forester U.S. Forest Service

Nov. 22, Visiting Fulbright Scholar on Extreme Botany in Colombia

Recent Colloquium News

Plant Biology Colloquium | What Controls Soil Carbon Responses to Environmental Change? Jan. 31

Michael Weintraub, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Michael Weintraub on “What controls soil carbon responses to environmental change” on Friday, Jan. 31, at Porter 104. Weintraub is a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Toledo. He received his Ph.D. in Biology from the […]

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Posted on 01/02/2020

Plant Biology Colloquium | Reflections on Decision Making and Management of Public Forestlands, Feb. 7

Carrie Gilbert, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Carrie Gilbert on “Reflections on Decision Making and Management of Public Forestlands” on Friday, Feb. 7, at 11:50 a. m.  in Porter 104. Gilbert has been the Forest Supervisor on the Wayne National Forest since early September of 2019. Prior to this […]

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Posted on 01/02/2020

Plant Biology Colloquium | Embracing Hidden Strengths of Large Pylogenetic Trees and Comparative Methods, Jan. 24

Jeremy Beaulieu, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Jeremy Beaulieu on “Embracing the hidden strengths of large phylogenetic trees and comparative methods” on Friday, Jan. 24, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Beaulieu is an assistant professor in Biological Sciences at University of Arkansas. Abstract: The distribution of diversity […]

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Posted on 01/01/2020

Plant Biology Colloquium | Fine-Scale Shifts in Forest Composition from 1800 to 2100, Nov. 1

James Dyer, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. James Dyer on “Fine-Scale Shifts in Forest Composition, 1800-2100” on Friday, Nov. 1, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Dyer is a Professor of Geography at Ohio University. Abstract: When public lands were surveyed in the U.S., “witness trees” were often […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | Exploring Environmental Influences on Herbicide Resistance Evolution in Noxious Invasive Weed, Nov. 8

Diego Alvarado-Serrano, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Colloquium Series presents Dr. Diego Alvarado-Serrano on ” Exploring environmental influences on herbicide resistance evolution in a noxious invasive weed” on Friday, Nov. 8, in Porter 104 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Alvarado-Serrano is Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. Abstract: […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | Long Term Research on the Fernow Experimental Forest in West Virginia, Nov. 15

Melissa Thomas-Van Gundy, portraitThe Ohio University Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Melissa Thomas-Van Gundy on “Long term research on the Fernow Experimental Forest in West Virginia” on Friday, Nov. 15, in Porter 104 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Thomas-Van Gundy is a Research Forester with the USDA Forest Service […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | Visiting Fulbright Scholar on Extreme Botany in Colombia, Nov. 22

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Saul Hoyos-Gomez on “Extreme Botany in Colombia” on Friday, Nov. 22, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in Porter 104. Gomez is a visiting Fulbright scholar from the University of Antioquia in Medellin Colombia. “I am actually doing a taxonomic revision of […]

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Posted on 11/01/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | Botany and Ecology Work Across 4 Diverse National Forests in North Carolina, Oct. 18

Gary Kauffman, in the mountiainsThe Environmental and Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Gary Kauffman on “Botany and Ecology work across four diverse National Forests in North Carolina” on Friday, Oct. 18, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter 104. Kauffman, a botanist with the USDA Forest Service, will speak about the botany and ecology work across […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | Knowing the 800-Pound Gorilla, The F-box Superfamily, Oct. 25

Zhihua Hua, portraitThe Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Colloquium Series presents Dr. Zhihua Hua on “Knowing the 800-Pound Gorilla, The F-box Superfamily, in the Plant Ubiquitin-26S Proteasome System” on Friday, Oct. 25, in Porter 104 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Hua is Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology and Molecular and […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019

Plant Biology Colloquium | From Darkness Comes CAM Photosynthesis, March 1

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Sarah Davis on March 1 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Porter Hall 104. Davis is Associate Professor in the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Policy. Title: From Darkness Comes CAM Photosynthesis Abstract: Crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) affords plants a […]

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Posted on 03/01/2019