Lecture Series on Conservation Biology and Wildlife Genetics


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2013-11-24 - 2013-11-24

Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel

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Kathmandu University, School of Science in association with Himalayan Tiger Foundation is organizing Lecture Series on Conservation Biology and Wildlife Genetics. The series consists of eight lectures and will be delivered by Prof. Dr. Jacques van Alphen (Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and Dr. Laura Bertola (Institute of Environmental Sciences, Leiden University, The Netherlands).

Date

Time

Lecture

Person

Venue

24th Nov 2013, Sunday

10.00 AM to 10.30AM

Opening Ceremony

 

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

24th Nov 2013, Sunday

10.30 AM to 11.30AM

Lecture-1, The Problem

Prof. Dr. Jacques van Alphen

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

24th Nov 2013, Sunday

11.30AM to 12.30PM

Lecture-2, Why is biodiversity important?

Prof. Dr. Jacques van Alphen

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

24th Nov 2013, Sunday

1.30PM to 2.30PM

Lecture-3, What do we need to know about Ecology to manage biodiversity? Community ecology.

Prof. Dr. Jacques van Alphen

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

24th Nov 2013, Sunday

2.30PM  to 3.30PM

Lecture-4, What do we need to know about Ecology to manage biodiversity? Spatial ecology.

Prof. Dr. Jacques van Alphen

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

25th Nov 2013, Monday

10AM to 11AM

Lecture-5, Conservation Genetics to manage biodiversity.

Prof. Dr. Jacques van Alphen

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

25th Nov 2013, Monday

11AM to 12Noon

Lecture-6, Measuring genetic diversity.

Dr. Laura Bertola

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

25th Nov 2013, Monday

1PM to 2PM

Lecture-7, How genetics can contribute to conservation?

Dr. Laura Bertola

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

25th Nov 2013, Monday

2PM  to 3PM

Lecture-8, Large Carnivores: Are they Key-stone species? Are they Umbrella species?

Prof. Dr. Jacques van Alphen

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

25th Nov 2013, Monday

3PM onwards

Closing ceremony

 

CV Raman Auditorium, KU, Dhulikhel

 

Note: This lecture series is mainly intended for Master’s level students of Biotechnology and Environmental Science as well as for Undergraduate level 3rd year and 4th year students of Biotechnology and Environmental Science. Although the talk program is in Kathmandu University, students of other universities and faculties can also participate.

please contact:

Subodh K. Upadhyaya
Associate Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal

Email: subodh@ku.edu.np

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