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Life History Symposium in honor of Bobbi Low

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Amphitheatre Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) Map

Previous students of Bobbi Low have organized this symposium to honor Professor Low, past recipient of the "Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award" - on the occasion of her retirement. Organizer and previous student Stan Braude, WUSTL will introduce Bobbi, and talks from several of Bobbi's accomplished past students will follow. Colleague Carl Simon will give the last talk and Bobbi herself will provide some closing remarks.

8:30 am Coffee and Light Breakfast
9:15 am Stan Braude, WUSTL
Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:30 am Matt Dietz,Wilderness Society Ecologist
Wild, diverse, and connected: evolutionary biology and conservation planning

10:15am Coffee Break

10:30 am Courtney Murdock, University of Georgia
In sickness and in health: mosquito love songs, mate choice, and vector-borne disease transmission
11:15 am Misty McPhee, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
From beach mice to whooping cranes: Connecting wildlife behavioral ecology to conservation problems

12:00 Break for Lunch

1:30 pm Pablo Nepomnaschy, Simon Fraser University
"Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast”: Why Friar Lawrence should have studied Life History Theory with Bobbi
2:15 pm Ashley Hazel, Stanford
Love the one you’re with: Women’s tradeoffs in harsh environments

3:00 pm Break

3:15 pm Carl Simon, University of Michigan
Sex and the Single Semelparous Salmon
4:00 pm Bobbi Low
Closing Remarks


This event is jointly sponsored and supported by The U-M Center for the Study of Complex Systems, The U-M School for Environment and Sustainability, and The Students of Bobbi Low
Building: Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Complex Systems, Ecology, Food, Natural Sciences, Research, symposium
Source: Happening @ Michigan from The Center for the Study of Complex Systems, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Department of Physics, SNRE Events