Loyola University Chicago

Department of Biology

Frontiers in Life Sciences Symposium

The Magnuson Lab

Keynote Seminar

John Magnuson, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Zoology
Director Emeritus of the Center for Limnology
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Title: Climatic change and variability; the progression from global to regional and local climate concerns

Thursday April 12, 2012
4:15 p.m.
Crown Auditorium

Dr. Magnuson is an aquatic ecologist and limnologist with a special interest in fish and fisheries ecology. Current research interests include: long-term ecological research on lake ecosystems, analyses of long-term lake ice time series, climate change impacts and adaptations, thermal ecology of fishes, landscape and invasion ecology of lakes. He has a strong interest in seeing science used in solving real world issues related to conservation of species, climate change, and fisheries.

Dr. Magnuson is a prolific researcher having published over 300 research papers and six books since 1962. He was a lead author on impacts of climate change on aquatic systems for Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports, 1995 and 2001. The IPCC received a Nobel Prize for its achievements on their contributions over the past 30 years. Among many notable achievements, Dr. Magnuson has also been granted the Award of Excellence from the American Fisheries Society and chaired National Research Committees.

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    Friday April 13, 2012
    Quinlan Life Sciences Center Atrium

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This event is hosted by the Biology Department and is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the Office of the Provost. Please direct questions about this event to Dr. Sapna Sharma, Biology. (773)508-8357 or email ssharma4@luc.edu.