2020 Spring Seminar Schedule

Seminars begin at 3:30 p.m. in the main exhibit area of Foster Hall. #MuseumSeminar

Download Spring 2020 LSUMNS Seminar Schedule.

Date Details
January 17 Dr. Moisés Bernal
Dept. of Biological Sciences, Auburn University
Title: "How will Coral Reef Fishes respond to the effects of global warming?"
January 24 Zach Rodriguez & Jackson Roberts, Diego Elias
Dept. of Biological Sciences and Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University
Title: "Travelogues I: New Guinea and Haiti"
January 31 Dr. Leslie Rissler
Division of Environmental Biology, National Science Foundation
Title: "Enhancing Science and Diversity: What's New at NSF"
February 7 Dr. Cameron Siler
Dept. of Biology, University of Oklahoma
Title: "Adapting to a Changing Landscape in Biodiversity Conservation and Research"
February 14 Sheila Rodriguez-Machado and Jerry Kattawar
Dept. of Biological Sciences and Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University
Title: "Phylogeography of the Cuban endemic freshwater fish Limia vittata (Cypriodontiformes: Poeciliidae)" and "Population Genetics of the Endangered Relict Darter"
February 21 No Seminar: Mardi Gras
February 28 Dr. Susan Balenger
Dept. of Biology, University of Mississippi
Title: "Rapid evolution of pre- and post-infestation strategies by field crickets against a novel parasitoid fly"
March 6 Andre Moncrieff & Eamon Corbett, Pamela Hart
Dept. of Biological Sciences and Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University
Title: "Travelogues II: Peru and Thailand"
March 13 Dr. Laura Lagomarsino and Jennifer Kluse
Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium and Dept. of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University
Title: "The Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium: A past and future hub for Louisiana botany"
March 20 Dr. Edward Burress
Dept. of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis
Title: "Adaptive Radiation by Cichlid Fishes"
March 27 No Seminar: Spring Break
April 3 Dr. Sandra Bibiana Correa
Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University
Title: TBA
April 10 No Seminar: Good Friday/Easter Holiday
April 17 Dr. Sydney Moyo
Dept. of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University
Title: TBA
April 24 Dr. Rayna Bell
Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability, California Academy of Sciences
Title: TBA
May 1 Dr. David Blackburn
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Title: "The Diversity and Evolution of Frogs"


For further information, please contact Eamon Corbett at ecorbe5@lsu.edu.