Lorne M. Wolfe

Publications and Talks

Department of Biology
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA. 30460
Phone: (912) 681-0848
Fax: (912) 681-0845
E-mail: wolfe@georgiasouthern.edu

Talks

ALL TALKS BY LM WOLFE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
2011:
The Nuts and Bolts of Invasive Species: From Darwin to Des Moines. Iowa City Darwin Day Celebration. University of Iowa.
The Role of Ecological & Evolutionary Forces in a Biological Invasion. Fudan University. Shanghai, China.
The Role of Ecological & Evolutionary Forces in a Biological Invasion. Nanjing University Nanjing, China.
The Role of Ecological & Evolutionary Forces in a Biological Invasion. Beijing Normal University. Beijing, China.
A Tale of Two Continents: The Role of Ecological & Evolutionary Forces in Biological Invasions. University of South Carolina.
On Biological Invasions: From Darwin’s ‘so simple a beginning’ to Today. Mt Lake Biology Station (University of Virginia).
‘Walking in Tall Grass with Predators’ and other cool stories from Southern Africa. Mt Lake Biology Station (University of Virginia).
Jordan, J and LM Wolfe. Quantifying Environmental Maternal Effects in the Invasive Plant species, Silene latifolia. Southern Ecology and Evolution Conference SEEC Auburn University.
2010:
On the Origin of Invasiveness: Evaluating the Role of Ecological & Evolutionary Forces in a Biological Invasion. Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia.
On the Origin of Invasiveness: Evaluating the Role of Ecological & Evolutionary Forces in a Biological Invasion. College of Charleston.
Born to Run: The Evolution of a Biological Invasion. Mt. Lake Biological Station. University of Virginia.
The Importance of Genetic Diversity & Population Size During the Colonizing Phase of a Biological Invasion. Society for the Study of Evolution. Portland, OR.
2009:
Origine des Invasions: The Role of Ecological and Evolutionary Forces in Bological Invasions. Geneva Conservatory and Botanical Garden. Geneva, Switzerland.
On the Origin of Invasiveness: Evaluating the Role of Ecological & Evolutionary Forces in a Biological Invasion. Simon Fraser University. Vancouver, Canada
The Role of Ecological & Evolutionary Forces in a Biological Invasion. Mt. Lake Biological Station. University of Virginia.
2008:
A Tale of Two Continents: The Ecological Genetics of Biological Invasions. Swiss Federal Institute of Science and Technology. Zurich, Switzerland.
A Tale of Two Continents: Ecological & Genetic Determinants of Life History Evolution During Biological Invasions. Genetics, UGA
Evaluating the Role of Ecological & Genetic Forces in a Biological Invasion. Dept. of Biological Science. Clemson University.
Evaluating the Role of Ecological & Genetic Forces in a Biological Invasion. Dept. of Biology. Appalachian State University.
Sawubona: Images of a Journey Through Southern Africa. GSU. Biology
The Role of Historical and Contemporary Forces in Biological Invasions: The Case of a European in North America. Neobiota, Prague, Czech Republic.
A Tale of Two Continents: Rapid Life History Evolution in Silene latifolia Following its North American Colonization. Silene: From Genes to Populations Meeting. Ascona, Switzerland.
The Role of Historical & Contemporary Forces in Biological Invasions. Organismal Ecology and Evolution of Invasion Species. University of Kentucky.
Sowell, DR, DR Taylor, M Neiman and LM Wolfe. Quantitative Genetics across the pond: Evaluating EICA in Silene latifolia. SSE, Minneapolis.
2007:
An evolutionary perspective of biological invasions: The case of a European plant in North America. University of Kwazulu-Natal. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
The evolutionary and ecological basis of alien success during a biological invasion. Stellenbosch University. Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Through the Dark Continent: Images from a Journey in Southern Africa. Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia.
A Tale of Two Continents: The ecological and evolutionary basis of biological invasions. University of Georgia.
A Tale of Two Continents: The ecological and evolutionary basis of biological invasions. University of Illinois
A Tale of Two Continents: The ecological and evolutionary basis of biological invasions. East Carolina University.
A Tale of Two Continents: The Role of Different Evolutionary Forces in Life History Shifts During Biological Invasions. ESA. San Jose, CA.
Wolfe, L.M., D.R. Sowell, M.B. Neiman and D.R. Taylor. A Trans-Continental Experimental Analysis of Life History Evolution in an Invasive Plant. SSE. Christchurch, New Zealand.
2006:
Survival of the fittest: Tips on how to get a job in academic biology. Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference. University of Alabama. KEYNOTE SPEAKER.
The evolutionary and ecological basis of alien success during a biological invasion. California State University. Chico, CA.
Taylor, D.R., S.R. Keller, D.R. Sowell and M.B. Neiman and L.M. Wolfe. Geneologial history, chance and adaptation in two invasive plant species. An Evolutionary Perspective of Biological Invasions. University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland.
2005:
The interplay of ecology and evolution in biological invasions. Finland Evolutionary Conservation Biology Workshop. Kabli, Estonia. KEYNOTE PLENARY SPEAKER.
Evaluating the role of different evolutionary forces during a biological invasion: Is natural selection enough? International Botanical Congress. Vienna, Austria.
Evaluating the role of different evolutionary forces during a biological invasion: Is natural selection enough? European Society for Evolutionary Biology. Krakow, Poland.
The evolutionary ecology of a biological invasion: a story of murder, mayhem and STDs. University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.
E.T. phone home: Ecological and genetic determinants of alien success during a biological invasion. University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, AL.
Springsteen in the University Curriculum: We learned more from a three-minute record than we even did in school. Glory Days: A Bruce Springsteen Symposium. Asbury Park, NJ.
2004:
Ecological and genetic determinants of alien success during a biological invasion. University of Lausanne. Lausanne, Switzerland.
What happens when aliens misbehave? The evolutionary ecology of a biological invasion. Colorado State University Colloquium.
Continuing Herbert Baker’s Tradition: Silene latifolia as an emerging model system for the study of biological invasions. Silene-Microbotryum Meeting. Mt. Lake Biological Station, VA.
Wolfe, L.M. and A. Biere. Born in the USA: The cost and loss of defense in an invasive plant. Society for the Study of Evolution. Fort Collins, CO.
Blair, A.C. and L.M. Wolfe. How to be a Successful Invader: The Importance of Genetic Change in the Invasion of a Perennial Plant (Silene latifolia). Ecological Society of America, Portland, Oregon.
2003:
What happens when aliens misbehave. Georgia Invasions Workshop. Coastal Georgia Community College, Brunswick. Biological Invasions. KEYNOTE ADDRESS.
Born to run: The evolutionary ecology of biological invasions. Reed College. Portland, OR.
Blair, A.C. and L.M. Wolfe. Born to Run: The Evolution of an Invasive Phenotype in a Perennial Plant. The Society for the Study of Evolution, California State University, Chico, CA.
Blair, A.C. and L.M. Wolfe. The Role of Evolutionary Processes in a Biological Invasion: An Experimental Study with a Perennial Plant (Silene latifolia). Georgia Academy of Science, Reinhardt College, Waleska, GA.
The importance of ecological and evolutionary forces in biological invasions. Dept. of Biology. Mississippi State University.
2002:
The story of a weed run rampant: the importance of ecological and evolutionary forces in biological invasions. Dept. of Biology. Emory University.
The importance of ecological and evolutionary forces in biological invasions. National Institute of Ecological Research. Heteren, The Netherlands.
On the origin of an academic job in biology: myths, realities and options. Dept. of Biology. Indiana University.
2001:
Why aliens become invasive: the roles of ecological and evolutionary forces. European Society for Evolutionary Biology. Aarhus, Denmark.
A tale of two species: ecology and evolution of flowering strategies in plants. Dept. of Biology. University of South Carolina, Aiken, SC.
Wolfe, LM and DR Sowell. A test of the pollination syndrome concept: what do the birds and bees say? SSE. Knoxville, TN.
Sowell, DR and LM Wolfe. Do pollination syndromes exist?: A comparative approach with Ipomoea. Georgia Academy of Sciences. Coastal Georgia Community College, Brunswick, GA.
Parrish, D.T. and L. M. Wolfe. Ecological genetics of life history variation in an invasive plant, Silene alba. Georgia Academy of Sciences. Coastal Georgia Community College, Brunswick, GA. .
Scheiner, S.M, Mazer, SJ, Wolfe, LM, Dorn, LA, K Donohue. Reducing bias in estimates of natural selection: addressing the problem of spurious environmental correlates. SSE. Knoxville, TN.
2000:
Hot fun in the summertime: the influence of continual flowering on offspring quality in a gynodioecious plant. Society for the Study of Evolution. Bloomington, Indiana.
1999:
Floral rewards and pollinator choice in four sympatric morning glory species: do pollination symdromes exist? Ecological Society of America. Spokane, Washington.
1998:
Floral symmetry and its relation to phenotypic variance in flower size. Society for the Study of Evolution. Vancouver, British Columbia.
The evolutionary breakdown of hermaphroditism in plants. Dept. of Genetics. University of Georgia.
1997:
The good, the bad, and the ugly: evolutionary considerations of ecological interactions. Dept. of Biology. Georgia Southern University.
The evolutionary breakdown of hermaphroditism in plants. Dept. of Zoology. University of Florida.
Hippos and camels and yaks, oh my! Mountain Lake Biological Station. University of Virginia.
Mating system shifts in flowering plants: the case of a sexually confused plant. Dept. of Botany. Duke University.
The evolutionary ecology of variable sex expression: the case of an Israeli desert plant. Dept. of Biological Sciences. Florida State University.
Ecological regulation of sex expression in an Israeli plant. Ecological Society of America. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Flower polymorphism in Linaria canadensis. Georgia Academy of Science.
1996:
The evolution and ecology of sexuality in plants. The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Program. Michigan State University.
1995:
When to be an hermaphrodite? The evolutionary ecology of generalist and specialist reproductive strategies in an Israeli desert plant. Department of Biology. University of Miami.
1994:
The ecology of sexuality in plants. Department of Biology. Georgia Southern University.
1993:
The role of ecological factors on the expression of inbreeding depression in Hydrophyllum appendiculatum. Department of Biology, University of Toronto.
The modification of inbreeding depression by ecological and historical factors. Department of Botany, Tel Aviv University (Israel).
The modification of inbreeding depression by ecological and historical factors. Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (Israel).
1991:
Genetic and environmental determinants of fitness in plants: the role of mating system and maternal effects. Department of Biology, University of California at Irvine.
1990:
Not all plants are created equal: genetic and environmental considerations of variable offspring characters on plant fitness. Depts. of Entomology and Plant Biology, University of Illinois.
The role of maternal effects and mating system on reproductive success in a biennial plant. Department of Biological Sciences, University of California at Santa Barbara.
Travels in the forests of Costa Rica and Nepal. Rainforest Action Group, University of Illinois.
1988:
Ecology of the tristylous breeding system of Pontederia cordata. Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick.
1987:
Insect parasitism and hyperparsitism within galls occurring on male and female individuals of a tropical shrub, Neea psychotrioides. La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica
1985:
Pollen heteromorphism as a tool in the studies of the pollination process of Pontederia cordata. The Biotechnology and Ecology of Pollen Conference. University of Massachussetts.

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