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Science and Mathematics

Diversity in EEB Seminar Series: Dr. Mônica Kersch-Becker

May 3, 2021 at 4:00pm5:00pm EDT

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Graduate students and faculty from the ecology labs at Syracuse University would like to invite you for another exciting event in our Diversity in EEB Seminar Series. This time, we will be hosting a talk by Dr. Monica Kersch-Becker from the University of Alabama. We will also be hosting an interaction/networking session with Dr. Kersch-Becker from 5 to 6 p.m.

Title: Complex species interaction and fitness costs: intricate consequences of induced plant defenses

For Zoom link, use the QR Code in the attached image, or email Nichole Miller,

About the speaker

Monica Kersch-Becker is an assistant professor at the University of Alabama. Dr. Kersch-Becker’s lab research focuses on the underlying mechanisms by which chemical signals shape multi-trophic species interactions, population dynamics, and community structure of plants and arthropods. Her work integrates observational and manipulative laboratory and field experiments with analytical chemistry and rigorous quantitative analyses.

About the series

Graduate students and faculty from the ecology labs at SU have been working towards a virtual seminar series focused on greater inclusion of scientists from underrepresented backgrounds in ecology and the environmental sciences. This seminar series, in addition to showcasing current research in the field, will also provide an opportunity for the student population to interact with scientists from diverse backgrounds.

This event was published on April 29, 2021.

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