The Institute for Conservation Research 2017 Seminar Series
Beckman Center for Conservation Research
15600 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027
Location: Main Conference Room, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
July 26: Elizabeth Milano, Ph.D., United States Geological Survey
“From Salt Marshes to Mountains: Population Genomic Surveys of Six Rare Plant Species in San Diego County"
July 19: Teagen Partin, Institute for Conservation Research
“Genetic Diversity of Malignant Catarrhal Fever Viruses in Hoofstock at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park"
July 12: Elizabeth Davis, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Bristol
“Understanding the Human Aspects of the Bear Trade in Laos PDR and Cambodia"
July 5: Thomas Jensen, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Back From the Grave: Germline Stem Cell Rescue and Avian Conservation"
June 28: Ryan Kastner, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
“Engineers for Exploration"
June 21: Diana Hadley, Northern Jaguar Project
“The Jaguar and the Border Wall"
June 14: Shermin de Silva, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
“Behavior and Conservation of Asian Elephants in Sri Lanka"
June 7: Damien Mander, International Anti-Poaching Foundation
“Wildlife Conservation Through Direct Action"
May 31: Brad D. Hollingsworth, Ph.D., San Diego Natural History Museum
“Discovering the Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California"
May 24: Samantha Young, Institute for Conservation Research
“Del Mar a las Montañas: Engaging communities towards a better future for vaquita conservation"
May 17: John Clark, Ph.D., San Diego Zoo Global and Center for Plant Conservation
“Ending Plant Extinction: An Update on the San Diego Zoo Global and Center for Plant Conservation Partnership"
May 10: Lynn Cullens, Mountain Lion Foundation
“Three Decades of Rural Outreach; People, Pens, and Puma Concolor"
May 3: Shannon Randolph, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Innovative Methods to Reduce Zoonotic Disease Risk and Human-Wildlife Conflict Around Kibale National Park, Uganda"
April 26: Adi Barocas, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Investigating the Movement, Sociality, and Demography of Carnivores and Their Implications for Conservation"
April 19: Mathias Tobler, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Preserving Peruvian Plant Specimens for Future Generations; Herbarium Digitalization in Peru"
April 12: Gary Albyn
“Manzovo - Place of the Elephants"
April 5: Rocio Palacios, Ph.D., Andean Cat Alliance, and Rodrigo Villalobos, Conflict Mitigation Program
“Conservation in Action: a Multinational Effort to Save the Soul of the Andes, the Andean Cat"
March 27: Thomas Mueller, Ph.D., Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute/Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany/Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
“Animal Movements: From Individual Behavior to Conservation Applications"
March 16: Stephanie Steele, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Genome-wide Transcriptional Response to Water Deficit in a California Endemic Oak, Quercus Douglasii"
March 1: Ken-ichiro Kamei, Ph.D., Kyoto University
“Solving the Environmental Issues for Cells: Towards Precise Regulation of Stem Cell Functions"
January 25: Daniel T. Blumstein, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
“Can In Situ Predator Training Improve Reintroduction Success?"