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Cirriculum Vitae

This page lists all of my posters and presentations at profession meetings.

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Presentations & Posters

† indicates student collaborators.

“The freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) of Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas and Suriname, South America” by Kevin S. Cummings & Daniel L. Graf. Presented at Mollusca 2014: Encuentro de las Américas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 23-26 June 2014, Mexico City, Mexico.

“Investigating the bivalve tree of life — An exemplar-based approach combining molecular and novel morphological characters” by Rüdiger Bieler et al. (Bivalve Assembling the Tree of Life Project Group). Presented at the World Congress of Malacology, 21-28 July 2013, Ponta Delgada, Azores.

“Evolution of asymmetrical larvae in freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae)” by John M. Pfeiffer† & Daniel L. Graf. Presented at the International Meeting on Biology and Conservation of Freshwater Bivalves, 4-7 September 2012, Bragança, Portugal and the Biennial Meeting of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 11-13 March 2013, Guntersville, Alabama. An earlier version of this talk was presented at the 14th Molluscan Forum of the Malacological Society of London, 30 November 2011, London, UK.

"Global freshwater bivalve diversity" by Daniel L. Graf. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Malacological Society as part of the James H. Lee Memorial Symposium, Mollusks: The Great Unanswered Questions, 23-27 July, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Patterns of freshwater mussel richness and endemism in Africa and Madagascar" by Daniel L. Graf & Kevin S. Cummings. Presented at the biennial meeting of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 11-15 April 2011, Louisville, Kentucky.

"Polyphyly of the freshwater mussel genus Lamprotula (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae)" by John M. Pfeiffer† & Daniel L. Graf. Presented at the Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, 25-27 March 2011, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. Poster presented at the unnual meeting of the American Malacological Society, 23-27 July 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"What, if anything, is a unionid? Coelatura Conrad, 1853 and the monophyly of the Unionidae (Bivalvia: Unionoida)" by Nathan V. Whelan†, Anthony J. Geneva† & Daniel L. Graf. Poster presented at the 2010 Molluscan Forum at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Coelatura and the Monophyly of the Unionidae (Bivalvia: Unionoida)” by Daniel L. Graf & Anthony Geneva†. Presented at the 2010 joint meeting of the American Malacological Society and the Western Society of Malacologists, 26-30 June 2010, San Diego, California.

“There are about 300 species of freshwater mussels in North America. Is that a lot?” by D.L. Graf & K.S. Cummings. Presented at the biennial meeting of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 19-23 April 2009, Baltimore, Maryland.

"Palaeoheterodonta MMVII: A Cosmopolitan Assessment of Freshwater Mussel Diversity" by D.L. Graf & K.S. Cummings. Presented at the World Congress of Malacology 16-20 July 2007, Antwerp, Belgium as part of the "Inventorying the Molluscan Fauna of the World: Frontiers and Perspectives" symposium.

"Preliminary Reevaluation of the Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) of the Congo Region, Africa," by D.L. Graf & K.S. Cummings. Presented at the biennial meeting of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 12-15 March, 2007, Little Rock, Arkansas.

"Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) of the Angola Region," by K.S. Cummings & D.L. Graf. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 12-15 March, 2007, Little Rock, Arkansas.

"Thinking Globally, but Acting Locally: the MUSSELpdb and the Australasian freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida)," by D.L. Graf & K.S. Cummings. Presented to the Malacological Society of Australasia, 6-8 December 2008, Wollongong, New South Wales.

"Freshwater Mussel (Mollusca: Unionoida) Diversity in Africa, with an Emphasis on the Nile Fauna." Plenary lecture presented at the 16th International Conference of the Egyptian-German Society for Zoology, 5-9 March 2006, Suez Canal University, Egypt.

"Global Distribution of Freshwater Mussel Diversity," by K.S. Cummings & D.L. Graf. Poster presented at the biennial Meeting of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 15-18 May, St. Paul, Minnesota.

"Evolution and Systematics of Nearctic Freshwater Mussels." Presented at the 2004 meeting of the American Fisheries Society, 22-26 August 2004, Madison, Wisconsin as part of the "Mussels in America — Shells of their Former Selves" symposium.

"Palaeoheterodont Diversity: What We Know and What We Wish We Knew About Freshwater Mussel Evolution," by D.L. Graf & K.S. Cummings. Presented at the World Congress of Malacology, 11-16 July 2004, Perth, Western Australia as part of the "Bivalve Systematics -- a look at the branches" symposium.

"The Evolution of the Etherioidea (Unionoida)," by D.L. Graf & K.S. Cummings. Presented at an Open Meeting on Bivalves to Honor Prof. Brian Morton, 15-16 September 2003, Cambridge, UK.

"The MUSSEL Project: Recent Global Diversity of the Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida)," by D.L. Graf & K.S. Cummings. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Malacological Society, 26-29 June 2003, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

"The MUSSEL Database Project," by D.L. Graf & K.S. Cummings. Poster exhibited at the biennial meeting of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 16-19 March 2003, Durham, North Carolina.

"Phylogenetic Re-evaluation of the Systematics of the Nearctic Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae)." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Malacological Society, 3-7 August, 2002, Charleston, South Carolina.

"Molecular Phylogenetic Analysis of 28S rDNA Supports a Gondwanan Origin for Australasian Hyriidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida)." Presented at the Freshwater Bivalves Meeting of the Malacological Society of London, 19-20 March 2001, University of Cambridge, UK.

"Historical Biogeography and Late Glacial Origin of the Freshwater Pearly Mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) Faunas of Lake Erie, North America." Presented at the biennial meeting of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 12-14 March 2001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"The Evolution of the Hyriidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) and the Disintegration of Gondwanaland: Using Phylogenetic Pattern to Test Hypotheses of Macroevolutionary Process." Presented at Evolution 2000 (the joint meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, the American Society of Naturalists, the Society of Systematic Biologists, and the Association of Tropical Biologists), 23-27 June 2000, Bloomington, Indiana.

"Of Mice and Mussels: A Perspective on the Ways to Deal with Long-Branch Problems," by D.L. Graf & J.S. Sparks. Poster exhibited at Evolution 2000, Bloomington, Indiana.

"Muteloidea Schmuteloidea: a Re-evaluation of the Relationships of the Hyriidae (Bivalvia: Unionoida)." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Malacological Society, 4-9 July 1999, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

"Use of Museum Specimens in Molecular Phylogenetic Analyses of Freshwater Mussels (Unionidae)." Presented at the World Congress of Malacology, Washington, D.C. 25-31 July 1998, Washington, DC.

"Effect of Brooding Period on the Latest Pleistocene Redistribution of Freshwater Mussels in Eastern North America." Presented at the annual meeting of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, 27-28 February 1998, Alma, Michigan.

"Experiments on the Control of Salt Marsh Ae. cantator and Ae. sollicitans with Bacillus sphaericus and an Assessment of Possible Side Effects to Copepods," by E. Ruber, D.L. Graf, J. Card, & R. Januszewski. Presented at the annual meeting of the Northeastern Mosquito Control Association, 7-10 December 1997, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

"Preliminary Report on the Distribution of Melampus bidentatus within an Intertidal Salt Marsh," by J.M. Hogan & D.L. Graf. Presented at the Spring Meeting of the New England Estuarine Research Society, 2 June 1997, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

"The Effect of Brooding Period Length on the Late Wisconsin Northern Redistribution of Freshwater Pearly Mussels (Unionoidea) in Eastern North America." Presented at the annual Northern Freshwater Mussel Meeting, 9 May 1997, Hadley, Massachusetts.

"Sympatric Speciation of Freshwater Pearly Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoidea): a Model." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Malacological Union, 29 June - 3 July 1996, Chicago, Illinois.


Last updated 8 January 2015