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Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Everyone, regardless of affiliation, is welcomed and encouraged to attend the E&E seminars.

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. The Seminars this semester will be in-person or virtual (as noted in the list below).

For scheduling information, please contact Dr. Brooke Maslo ( and or Shaneika Nelson (

Zoom Information for Virtual Seminars (Only)
Zoom Webinar Link:
Webinar ID
: 916 0729 5754
Webinar Password: 540283

Spring 2024 Seminars
Date Speaker, Affiliation, and Seminar Title Host, Platform
Jan. 25

Allyson Salisbury
Assistant Research Professor
Rutgers - DEENR
"Rock [your urban forest] like a hurricane: predicting tree resistance to extreme winds"

In-Person Seminar

Rachael Winfree (Chair)
Feb. 1

Joyce Ong
Assistant Professor
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
"Fish and fishing: a tale across the Pacific Ocean"

In-Person Seminar

Isabelle Zoccolo
Feb. 8

No Seminar

No Seminar
Feb. 15

Samantha Hoff
Post Doctoral Associate
Department of Biological Sciences
Virginia Tech
"Drivers of persistence in bat populations following disease outbreaks"

In-Person Seminar

Bobby Kwait
Feb. 22

Jay Kelly
Center for Environmental Studies, Professor of Biology and Environment
Raritan Valley Community College
"Effects of Prescribed Burning on Forest Understories in Northern NJ: Prospects for Addressing Invasive Plant Species Abundance and Native Vegetation Declines"

In-Person Seminar

Kendall Eldredge
Feb. 29

Laura Schneider
Professor & Graduate Program Director
Department of Geography
"Dynamics of tropical forest regeneration from a land systems science perspective"

In-Person Seminar

Tyler Christensen
Mar. 7

Andrew Reinmann
Hunter College
"Carbon Cycling in Human-Modified Landscapes: Interactions Between Forest Fragmentation & Climate"

In-Person Seminar

Rick Lathrop
Mar. 21

Remington Moll
Assistant Professor
University of New Hampshire, Natural Resources and the Environment
"Scale-dependent landscapes of fear: Case studies with carnivores"

Virtual Seminar

Chris Crosby
Mar. 28

Angela Holland
Assistant Professor
Entymology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware
"Hurricanes, Disease, and Predators: Utilizing Natural Phenomena in Wildlife Research"

In-Person Seminar

Daniel Fisher
Apr. 4

Sebastian Stockmaier
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
"Merging behavioral and disease ecology: Insights from bats to roaches"

Virtual Seminar

Morgan Mark
Apr. 11

Kayode Atoba
Associate Research Scientist
Texas A& M
"Strategic Planning: Proactive vs. Reactive Approaches in Acquiring Flood-Prone Properties"

Virtual Seminar

Brooke Maslo
Apr. 18

Mark Stoeckle
Senior Research Associate
Rockerfeller University
"Counting Mid-Atlantic Fish With eDNA"

In-Person Seminar

Shannon Dickey
Apr. 25

William Chang-Cuello
Post Doctoral Associate
Los Alamos National Laboratory
"Inferring Long-term Dynamics of Ecological Communities Using Combinatorics"

Virtual Seminar

Juan Bonachela

Seminars archive