Category Archives: Professional Meetings

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… Read More →

Caroline Arantes presentation on Amazon deforestation & fisheries

PhD student Caroline Arantes gave a presentation on Amazon deforestation and fisheries at the 2015 Global Conference on Inland Fisheries held at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy.

2015 Brazilian Ichthyology Meeting

Dr. Kirk Winemiller gave an invited lecture entitled “Functional traits, convergent evolution, and a periodic table of niches” at the 2015 Brazilian Ichthyology Meeting held in Recife, Brazil, from Feb 1-6, 2015.