Dr. Winemiller presented opening plenary lecture

Dr. Kirk Winemiller, Regents Professor in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences recently presented the opening plenary lecture at the 1st Costa Rican Congress and 4th Latin American Symposium of Ichthyology held in San José, Costa Rica from 2-5 November.  The talk was entitled, Functional traits, convergent evolution, and periodic tables of niches”.  The lecture summarized ideas about convergent evolution and niche schemes that appeared in a recent paper published in Ecology Letters (see item 2 below).  Dr. Winemiller also taught a pre-conference course on food web ecology to 17 registrants at the University of Costa Rica campus in San José (accompanying photo).

Dr. Winemiller also taught a pre conference course on food web ecology to 17 registrants at the University of Costa Rica campus in San José

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