Suzanne Koptur

fragrant flowers

 

Plant Ecologist

Professor of Biological Sciences

 and Co-Director, QBIC Program

 (Quantifying Biology in the Classroom)

Florida International University

Office - OE 232, phone 305-348-3103 (w/ voice-mail)    Lab - ECS 151, phone 305-348-3415

Office hours (Fall 2017) T & R 10:30 am - noon; W 10:30 - 11:30 am; and by appointment

 


Short CV

 

Education

                    B.S.  honors in Botany, 1976, University of Michigan
                    PhD  in Botany, 1982, University of California, Berkeley

 

Publications

 

Graduate Students

 

 

 

Teaching activities

Spring 2017

Summer 2017

Fall 2017

glorious sabbatical!

sabbatical

General Plant Ecology (BOT 4601)

   

Plant Ecology (BOT 5605)

   

Plant Ecology Lab (BOT 4601L & 5605L)

   

Readings in Plant/Animal Interactions (BOT 6936)

PLANT TALK

Spring 2016

Summer 2016

Fall 2016

Ecology for QBIC (PCB 3043 sec U02)

   

Workshop:  Insect/Plant Interactions (BOT 6920C)

sabbatical

sabbatical

Readings in Pollination Biology (BOT 6724)

   

PLANT TALK

   

Spring 2015

Summer 2015

Fall 2015

Ecology for QBIC (PCB 3043 sec U02)

 

General Plant Ecology (BOT 4601)

Workshop:  Insect/Plant Interactions (BOT 6920C)

 

Plant Ecology (BOT 5605)

Readings in Pollination Biology (BOT 6724)

 

Plant Ecology Lab (BOT 4601L & 5605L)

PLANT TALK

 

Readings in Pollination Biology (BOT 6724)

   

PLANT TALK

Professional Societies

American Fern Society
American Society of Naturalists
Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Botanical Society of America
British Ecological Society
Ecological Society of America
Florida Academy of Sciences
Florida Entomological Society
Florida Native Plant Society
Natural Areas Association
Organization for Tropical Studies
Plant Biologists of South Florida
Society for Conservation Biology
Society for Ecological Restoration
Society for the Study of Evolution
 

Committees

FIU Greenhouse Committee Chair

Biology Department Library Representative
FIU Environmental Preserve Advisory Committee
FIU Women's Studies Center Advisory Council
FIU Agroecology Program

EPAC - Florida Endangered Plant Advisory Council
Rare Plant Task Force
Pine Rockland Working Group
 
 

Research Program

 

Habitat Fragmentation and Pollination of South Florida Pine Rockland Plants
South Florida Pine Rockland Wildflower Restoration in Schoolyards and on Roadsides
Developing Ecological Criteria for Fire in South Florida Pine Rockland Ecosystems
A Pollen Flora for Subtropical Florida
Hurricane Effects on Vegetation and Insect/Plant Interactions
Extrafloral nectaries and Insect/Plant Interactions
Inga ecology
Sedges and their herbivores


Project FIRST II - Faculty Institutes for Reforming Science Teaching

       Schoolyard Ecology


Lab expeditions

Planet-friendly pest control

Quilts

Acknowledgments running to keep up with technology!

Send Comments to:   koptursATfiu.edu

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