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dlgDr. Daniel L. Graf's
Cirriculum Vitae

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

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Presentations & Posters

† indicates student collaborators.

Graf, D.L. 2017. Conflict Clade Analysis (CCA) of the freshwater mussel subfamily Unioninae (Bivalvia: Unionoida) [oral presentation]. American Malacological Society, 17-21 July 2017, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

Cummings, K.S. & D.L. Graf. 2017. The freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionida) of South America [poster]. Biennial Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Symposium, 26-30 March 2017, Cleveland, OH.

Cummings, K.S. & D.L. Graf. 2016. The freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) of South America and their conservation status [oral presentation]. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, 21-26 May 2016, Sacramento, CA.

Cummings, K.S. & D.L. Graf. 2015. The freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) of South America: a review [invited plenary speaker]. Second International Meeting on Biology and Conservation of Freshwater Bivalves, 4-8 October 2015, Buffalo, NY.

Graf, D.L., C. Jordan,† R. Pappas† & M. Zimbric.† 2015. Biogeography of the freshwater mussels (Unionida: Unionidae & Margaritiferidae) of Wisconsin, USA [oral presentation]. American Malacological Society, 28-31 August 2015, University of Michigan Biological Station, Pellston, MI.

Cummings, K.S. J. Tiemann, D.L. Graf, M.C.D. Mansur & M.J. Sabaj-Pérez. 2015. The freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) in the Rio Amazon drainage with an emphasis on the Rio Xingu basin, Brazil [oral presentation]. Biennial Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Symposium, 22-26 March 2015, St. Charles, MO.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2014. OK, let’s try this again: A re-assessment of global freshwater mussel diversity (Bivalvia: Unionoida) [oral presentation]. Mollusca 2014: Encuentro de las Américas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 23-26 June 2014, Mexico City, Mexico.

Cummings, K.S. & D.L. Graf. 2014. The freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) of Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas and Suriname, South America [oral presentation]. Mollusca 2014: Encuentro de las Américas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 23-26 June 2014, Mexico City, Mexico.

Bieler, R. et al. (Bivalve Assembling the Tree of Life Project Group). 2013. Investigating the bivalve tree of life — An exemplar-based approach combining molecular and novel morphological characters [oral presentation]. World Congress of Malacology, 21-28 July 2013, Ponta Delgada, Azores.

Pfeiffer, J.M.† & D.L. Graf. 2012. Evolution of asymmetrical larvae in freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) [oral presentation]. 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.

Graf, D.L. 2011. Global freshwater bivalve diversity [oral presentation]. James H. Lee Memorial Symposium, Mollusks: The Great Unanswered Questions, American Malacological Society, 23-27 July 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2011. Patterns of freshwater mussel richness and endemism in Africa and Madagascar [oral presentation]. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 11-15 April 2011, Louisville, Kentucky.

Pfeiffer, J.M.† & D.L. Graf. 2011. Polyphyly of the freshwater mussel genus Lamprotula (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae) [oral presentation]. Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, 25-27 March 2011, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. Presented as a poster at the annual meeting of the American Malacological Society, 23-27 July 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Updated versions of this poster were presented at the Young Systematists’ Forum, 1 December 2011, London, UK and the International Meeting on Biology and Conservation of Freshwater Bivalves, 4-7 September 2012, Bragança, Portugal.

Whelan, N.V.,† A.J. Geneva† & D.L. Graf. 2010. What, if anything, is a unionid? Coelatura Conrad, 1853 and the monophyly of the Unionidae (Bivalvia: Unionoida) [poster]. Molluscan Forum at the Natural History Museum, 30 November 2010, London, UK.

Graf, D.L. & A.J. Geneva.† 2010. Coelatura and the monophyly of the Unionidae (Bivalvia: Unionoida) [oral presentation]. Joint meeting of the American Malacological Society and the Western Society of Malacologists, 26-30 June 2010, San Diego, California.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2009. Freshwater mussel studies in Zambia 2005-2008 [poster]. Agricultural & Commercial Society of Zambia Show, 31 July-3 August 2009, Lusaka, Zambia.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2009. There are about 300 species of freshwater mussels in North America. Is that a lot? [oral presentation]. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 19-23 April 2009, Baltimore, Maryland.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2007. Palaeoheterodonta MMVII: A cosmopolitan assessment of freshwater mussel diversity [oral presentation]. Symposium: Inventorying the Molluscan Fauna of the World: Frontiers and Perspectives, World Congress of Malacology 16-20 July 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2007. Preliminary reevaluation of the freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) of the Congo region, Africa [oral presentation]. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 12-15 March, 2007, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Cummings, K.S. & D.L. Graf. 2007. Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) of the Angola region [poster]. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 12-15 March, 2007, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2006. Thinking Globally, but Acting Locally: the MUSSELpdb and the Australasian freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) [oral presentation]. Malacological Society of Australasia, 6-8 December 2006, Wollongong, New South Wales.

Graf, D.L. 2006. Freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Unionoida) diversity in Africa, with an emphasis on the Nile fauna [plenary lecture]. 16th International Conference of the Egyptian-German Society for Zoology, 5-9 March 2006, Suez Canal University, Egypt.

Cummings, K.S. & D.L. Graf. 2005. Global distribution of freshwater mussel diversity [poster]. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 15-18 May 2005, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Graf, D.L. 2004. Evolution and systematics of Nearctic freshwater mussels [oral presentation]. Symposium: Mussels in America — Shells of Their Former Selves, American Fisheries Society, 22-26 August 2004, Madison, Wisconsin.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2004. Palaeoheterodont Diversity: What we know and what we wish we knew about freshwater mussel evolution [oral presentation]. Symposium: Bivalve Systematics — A Look at the Branches, World Congress of Malacology, 11-16 July 2004, Perth, Western Australia.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2003. The evolution of the Etherioidea (Unionoida) [oral presentation]. Open Meeting on Bivalves to Honor Prof. Brian Morton, 15-16 September 2003, Cambridge, UK.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2003. The MUSSEL Project: Recent global diversity of the freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoida) [oral presentation]. American Malacological Society, 26-29 June 2003, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2003. The MUSSEL Database Project [poster]. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 16-19 March 2003, Durham, North Carolina.

Graf, D.L. 2002. Phylogenetic re-evaluation of the systematics of the Nearctic freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) [oral presentation]. American Malacological Society, 3-7 August, 2002, Charleston, South Carolina.

Graf, D.L. 2001. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of 28S rDNA supports a Gondwanan origin for Australasian Hyriidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) [oral presentation]. Freshwater Bivalves Meeting of the Malacological Society of London, 19-20 March 2001, University of Cambridge, UK.

Graf, D.L. 2001. Historical biogeography and late glacial origin of the freshwater pearly mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) faunas of Lake Erie, North America [oral presentation]. Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, 12-14 March 2001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Graf, D.L. 2000. The evolution of the Hyriidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) and the disintegration of Gondwanaland: Using phylogenetic pattern to test hypotheses of macroevolutionary Process [oral presentation]. 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.

Graf, D.L. & J.S. Sparks. 2000. Of Mice and Mussels: A perspective on the ways to deal with long-branch problems [poster]. Evolution 2000, Bloomington, Indiana.

Graf, D.L. 1999. Muteloidea Schmuteloidea: a re-evaluation of the relationships of the Hyriidae (Bivalvia: Unionoida) [oral presentation]. American Malacological Society, 4-9 July 1999, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Graf, D.L. 1998. Use of museum specimens in molecular phylogenetic analyses of freshwater mussels (Unionidae) [oral presentation]. World Congress of Malacology, 25-31 July 1998, Washington, DC.

Graf, D.L. 1998. Effect of brooding period on the latest Pleistocene redistribution of freshwater mussels in eastern North America [oral presentation]. Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, 27-28 February 1998, Alma, Michigan.

Ruber, E., D.L. Graf, J. Card & R. Januszewski. 1997. Experiments on the control of salt marsh Ae. cantator and Ae. sollicitans with Bacillus sphaericus and an assessment of possible side effects to copepods [oral presentation]. Northeastern Mosquito Control Association, 7-10 December 1997, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

Hogan, J.M. & D.L. Graf. 1997. Preliminary report on the distribution of Melampus bidentatus within an intertidal salt marsh [oral presentation]. New England Estuarine Research Society, 2 June 1997, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Graf, D.L. 1997. The effect of brooding period length on the Late Wisconsin northern redistribution of freshwater pearly mussels (Unionoidea) in eastern North America [oral presentation]. Northern Freshwater Mussel Meeting, 9 May 1997, Hadley, Massachusetts.

Graf, D.L. 1996. Sympatric speciation of freshwater pearly mussels (Bivalvia: Unionoidea): A model [oral presentation]. American Malacological Union, 29 June - 3 July 1996, Chicago, Illinois.


Last updated 30 August 2017