The Institute for Conservation Research 2019 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.
June 5: Jenna Parker, Ph.D. Candidate, Colorado State University
“The physiology of orphan versus non-orphan African elephants"
May 29: John Whiteman, Ph.D., Old Dominion University and Institute for Conservtaion Research
“Stable isotopes as a powerful tool in conservation biology"
May 24: Diogo Verissimo, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Do blockbuster movies fuel demand for wildlife as pets? An evidence-based perspective"
May 22: Andrew Mooney, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Dublin
“Species360 Conservation Science Alliance – transforming globally shared records into conservation actions"
May 15: Silvio Marchini, Ph.D., Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, University of Oxford, and University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Coexistence Project: upscaling the analysis and management of human-wildlife conflict"
May 13 (note special date and time - 12:00-1:00): Mark Laidre, Ph.D., Dartmouth College
“Coconut Crab Conservation: insights from Darwin to present"
May 8: Canceled
May 1: Talisin Hammond, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Heterogenous responses to a changing wrold: behavior and physiology in chipmunks and frogs"
April 24: Shaili Johri, Ph.D., San Diego State University
“Unraveling shark secrets: Sequencing genomes and microbiomes for research and conservation"
April 17: Dustin Thoman, Ph.D., San Diego State University and Motivate Lab
“Fostering values and motivation in the wild"
April 10: Rachel Meyer, Ph.D., UC Conservation Genomics Consortium
“How community scientsts are monitoring California's biodiversity with environmental DNA"
April 4: Ekwoge Abwe, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“San Diego Zoo Global's Central Africa Program: Research and Conservation of Nigeria-Cameroon Chimpanzees in Cameroon"
April 3: Charlie de la Rosa, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Foraging behavior of free‐ranging cattle and community interactions in a tropical deciduous forest"
March 28: Bethan Morgan, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“San Diego Zoo Global's Central Africa Program: working with communities in Cameroon to conserve the Ebo gorillas"
March 25: Alison Greggor, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Bringing back Hawaii's endangered birds: using behavior and learning as tools to maximize breeding and species translocations"
March 22: David Rizzo, Ph.D., University of California, Davis
“Emerging Plant Diseases in Natural Ecosystems: Biological Invasions, Global Change, and Conservation"
March 8 (note special time of 1:30 to 2:30): Sarah Hendricks, Doctoral Candidate, University of Idaho
“Applications of Conservation Genomics in Canid"
March 7: Neil Carter, Ph.D., Human-Environment Systems Research Center at Boise State University
“Interdisciplinary Insights on Living with Tigers and Grizzly Bears"
February 20: Antoinette Kotze, Prof., South African National Biodiversity Institute
“From Genomes to Biomes: a South African Perspective"
January 16: Anthony Pagano, Ph.D., Institute for Conservation Research
“Polar Bear Energetics: Implications of a Changing Arctic Environment"