What ants, cicadas and microbes tell us about urban living

When Feb 08, 2019
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where Shumaker Research Building 139
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The Biology Department Seminar Series presents Dr. DeAnna Beasley, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Dr. DeAnna, Beasley, an integrative ecologist at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, presents “What ants, cicadas and microbes tell us about urban living.” She is interested in impacts of human-driven environmental change and engaging students in science. She studies how insects are responding to environmental changes associated with human activity, with a focus on climate change and urbanization, and changes in insect-fungi associations across urban habitats.