Biology professor, student make presentations on elephant research
- Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
Dr. Bruce A. Schulte, professor and head of WKU’s Department of Biology, presented the keynote address on The Benefits of Understanding Elephant Behavior at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Elephant Managers Association (EMA), held Oct 11-14 in Nashville, Tennessee.
WKU Biology graduate student Chase LaDue also gave a presentation on his thesis research titled Using pheromones for conservation and enrichment: Chemosignaling and concentration effects in Asian elephants.
The EMA is an international organization dedicated to the care, comprehension and conservation of Asian and African elephants. The EMA promotes sound management of and research on elephants and the organization publishes the Journal of the Elephant Managers Association (JEMA).
Contact: Bruce A. Schulte, (270) 745-4856