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KU Ecology Seminars: Fall 2018

Kansas Biological Survey ecology seminars are held on Fridays at 12:15 p.m. in 130 Higuchi Hall on west campus at 2101 Constant Avenue. Feel free to bring a lunch (microwave oven available).

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) seminars are held on Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m. (refreshments at 3:30) in 1005 Haworth Hall on main campus. Seminar titles are available approximately one week prior to scheduled times on the department's online calendar

Quantitative Lunch is held Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in 130 Higuchi Hall. This group discusses current research that has a mathematical, statistical, or computational approach to a biological topic. Bring a lunch.

Seminars for the fall 2018 semester

August 30 (Thursday, 2:45 p.m.) – Terra Lubin, KU Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

September 7 – Debbie Baker, KBS, KU

September 14 Tim Dickson, University of Omaha

September 21 – Bonnie McGill, KBS, KU

October 2 (Tuesday 3:45 p.m., 1005 Haworth) – Grace Wilkinson, Iowa State University: "Predicting harmful algal blooms in lakes."

October 5 – Eric Moody, Iowa State University, "Evolutionary ecosystem dynamics: Linking phosphorus from organisms to ecosystems"

October 12 – No talk, Friday before Fall Break

October 19 – Jude Kastens, Kansas Biological Survey

October 26 – Thomas Johson and Jim Coll, KU Field Station Student Research Award recipients

November 2 – Theo Michaels, KBS and EEB, KU Field Station Student Research Award recipient, "On the edge of opportunity: Microbial function across land use interfaces."

November 7 (Wednesday, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library) – Jesse Nippert, Kansas State University: "Climate change and the tallgrass prairie."

November 9 – Keith VanDeRiet, Architecture and Design, KU

November 16 – Sirwan Alimoradi, KU School of Engineering: "Biogradability and recalcitrance of dissolved organic nitrogen."

November 30 – Banu Subramaniam, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Bus and parking options for Higuchi Hall (Kansas Biological Survey)

  • KU visitors from main campus can take the KU Park & Ride bus from main campus for free, which drops them off right next to Higuchi Hall. That bus runs every five minutes during the semester.         
  • There are yellow, red and blue lots surrounding Higuchi Hall.         
  • For non-KU visitors, there are some metered spaces in front of the Higuchi Biosciences Center, next door, and a few on the very south line of parking stalls in the Park & Ride lot. Bring change for the meters.

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