Weekly Seminar

The Hasler Lab seminar series is part of Zoology 911 course. Seminars are held Wednesdays at noon in 102 Water Science and Engineering Laboratory (WSEL), Madison; exceptions will be indicated on the schedule below. Speakers are affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Center for Limnology unless noted.

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Weekly seminar speakers (fall 2019)


Sept 4 – No seminar

Sept 11 – Traditional round of 3 minute introductions of the folks around CFL

Sept 18 – Traditional round of 3 minute introductions of the folks around CFL

Sept 25 – Bob Sterner (2019 Kaeser Scholar), Director of Large Lakes Observatory and Prof of Biology, Univ of MN Duluth – When Lake Superior Turns Green
As the 2019 Kaeser Scholar, Dr. Sterner is also presenting on Thursday, Sept 26 at Biology Colloquium

Oct 2 – Doug Beard, Chief of the National Climate Adaptation Science Center, USGS – An Overview of the IPBES Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Oct 9 – No seminar.  Science in the Northwoods

Oct 16 – David Ortiz, Grad Student, CFL – Evaluation of temporal and spatial indicators of harmful algal blooms in shallow lakes

Oct 23 – Karen Murchie, Director of Freshwater Research, Shedd Aquarium – Fishes, freshwater mussels & amphibians-advancing freshwater biodiversity conservation at a public aquarium

Oct 30 – Robert Ladwig, post doc, CFL – How should we adapt the water management of urban lakes?

Nov 6 – Steve Carpenter, Free-Range Scientist, Professor Emeritus and CFL Director 2009-2017 – Resilience

Nov 13 – Charles Olmsted, Grad Student Molecular & Environmental Toxicology – Investigating the ecology of pelagic bog-dwelling electrogenic and electgrotrophic bacteria & Audrey Stanton, Project Asst Office of Sustainability

Nov 20 – KathiJo Jankowski, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Science Center – Understanding global change in large rivers

Nov 27 – No seminar – Thanksgiving Week

Dec 4 – Michael Rennie, Canada Research Chair in Freshwater Ecology and Fisheries, Lakehead Univ.

Dec 11 – Sarig Gafny, Professor Freshwater Ecology and Conservation Biology, Ruppin Academic Center, Israel – The return of the Hula Painted frog-Unfolding the mysteries of a living fossil