Student Talks 2017

Schedule of Student Talks

All student-talks will take place in the morning sessions, in the order presented below, on Day 1, 2 and 4 (21st, 22nd and 24th Sept 2017).

For finding out the exact timings of Student Talk Sessions, see the Main Schedule.

Day Talk ID Talk Title / Presenter
1 T01 Hook line and sinker: the growth of a commercial reef fishery in the Lakshadweep archipelago.
Stella James
1 T02 Fishery and coastal cetacean interactions off Karwar, Karnataka – a step towards understanding a little-known man-wildlife interface at sea.
Abhishek Jamalabad
1 T03 Impacts of an Extraction and Trade Ban on Exploitation for India’s Seahorses.
Tanvi Vaidyanathan
1 T04 Penguin Pedigrees: Understanding the Influence of Inbreeding on Individual Fitness and Reproduction in the Endangered Yellow-eyed Penguin (Megadyptes antipodes).
Rohan Menzies
1 T05 Phenotypic and Genetic Affinities of a Sessile South Asian Endemic: Dark-fronted Babbler.
Chirathi Wijekulathilaka
2 T06 Effect of warming on insect-pollinated plants, using Coriandrum sativum and Cuminum cyminum as model systems.
Sushant Potdar
2 T07 Recovery of forest structure, function, and carbon storage in ecologically restored rainforest fragments in the Western Ghats, India.
Srinivasan Kasinathan
2 T08 Current and future vegetation dynamics in India’s tropical ecosystems: insights from an adaptive dynamic vegetation model (aDGVM2).
Dushyant Kumar
2 T09 Friend or foe? Role of smoke water and karrikin on seed germination of 18 species from Sri Lanka.
Chaminda Bandara Alahakoon
2 T10 Diversity and distribution of global pandemic fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Indian frog populations.
Milind Mutnale
4 T11 Protected corridors preserve tiger genetic diversity and minimize extinction into the next century.
Prachi Thatte
4 T12 Playing detective: Using non-invasive genetic samples to identify livestock depredators in Kanha Tiger Reserve (KTR), Madhya Pradesh.
Himanshu Chhattani
4 T13 Optimisation of habitat mosaics: key to ungulate conservation in intensively managed parks of India.
Neha Awasthi
4 T14 Viewpoints on the social legitimacy of human-wildlife coexistence programs in central India.
Daniel Read
4 T15 Title: How does gender affect attitudes towards large carnivores in Trans-Himalaya?
Simran Tomar