McCardell Bicentennial Hall 216
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Piatã Marques, University of Buffalo

Fish and the city: understanding the effects of urbanization on the ecology and evolution of aquatic biota 

The expansion of cities worldwide is a major driver of local, regional, and global environmental changes. Despite that, urban areas are often overlooked in ecological and evolutionary studies. In this talk, I will show the mechanisms through which urbanization changes ecological and evolutionary processes in aquatic biota. Such information is fundamental to advance classic theories and for promoting conservation in cities.

Speaker Bio: I am an Urban Ecologist interested in understanding how organisms persist and adapt in cities. I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto, Canada. I earned my PhD at the University of Victoria, Canada and my Masters at the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Find more info about my research at

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Thompson, Missey