Biology

Seminar Schedule

Spring 2017 Biology Department Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held in Pennebaker 128 on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

Please email Carla Hurt (churt@tntech.edu) for more information.


Date Speaker Title Host
8 FebruaryWarren Stiles
Fish and Wildlife Service
Chris Murray




22 FebruaryMatt Kulp,

Smokey Mountain National Park

Unique Fishery Management Issues Within Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Lessons Learned for All Natural Resource Managers"
Carla Hurt
14 March*
11:00 am -12:00 pm
Joey Shaw, UT Chattanooga

Digitization of biological specimens and the vascular flora of Tennessee

Shawn Krosnick

15 March

Bill Sutton, Tennessee State






22 March
Amanda Rosenberger, University of Missouri

Towards a Conservation Assessment and Management Plan for Missouri’s Native Mussels


5 April

Brian Crother


Chris Murray

12 April

Phillip W. Bettoli

Emeritus Professor of Biology and USGS Research Scientist (retired), Tennessee Cooperative Fishery Research Unit

I’d rather be lucky than good: Thirty years at TTU squeezing fish, teaching, advising, and keeping funding agencies happy


19 April
Jason Payne
Effect of Lake Depth on Hypoxia in Agricultural Lakes in Mississippi
Graduate Seminar
26 April
Kendall Moles
Lethal and sub-lethal physiological effects associated with behavioral responses of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia:Unionidae) to reductions in stream discharge

Graduate Seminar