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School of Natural Resources and Environment

School of Natural Resources and Environment

SNRE Seminar

All seminars are on Mondays from 1:55-2:45 p.m. in McCarty Hall D, Room G001. You may view them live via Zoom for Spring 2024.

Recordings of past seminars are available here.

Classes for the Spring 2024 semester begin January 8. Holidays/Breaks: January 15, March 9 -16.

*Seminar schedule is subject to change. If you have any questions, please call us at 352-392-9230.


Spring 2024 Seminar Series

Presenter/Presentation Title

January 8

SNRE New Student Orientation (no seminar)

January 15

Holiday (no seminar)

January 22

Seminar Expectations and Introductions

Dr. Alison Adams

January 29

Repopulating the Former Breeding Range: Spatio-Temporal Patterns and Drivers

of an Avian Top Predator

Matyas Prommer

February 5

Community Engagement in Coral Reef Restoration

Natalia Uribe-Castañeda

February 12

Harnessing "People Power" to Advance Biodiversity Research

Dr. Corey Callaghan

February 19

Co-existence of the Snow Leopard and Pastoralist Communities in the Changtang, China

Xiaoxing Bian

February 26

Microbial Diversity of Central African Amphibians and Its Relationships to Pathogens

Dr. Marcel Talla Kouete

March 4

Machine Learning and Satellite Remote Sensing for Monitoring Invasive Cactus in

Laikipia County, Kenya

Chang Zhao

March 11

Spring Break (no seminar)

March 18

 Sustaining Urban Agriculture: The Role of Ecosystem Services and Public Involvement

Hui Zhao

March 25

The Forbidden Fire and the Role of Rural Communities Facing Increasingly Flammable Landscapes in the Peruvian Andes

Vanessa Luna-Celino

April 1

Quantitative Frameworks for Oyster Reef Monitoring and Restoration in the Big Bend of Florida

Matt Richardson

April 8

From Plasmids to Populations: Applying Ecological Principles to Human and Animal Health

Dr. Julie T. Shapiro

April 15


April 22

Transitions toward Sustainability: Transforming Undergraduate Students' Key Sustainability Competence

Angela Melidosian