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Recent Schulte Lab Presentations

International Elephant Foundation (Singapore, November 2016)

Schulte BA, LaDue C, Von Hagen L, Kasaine S, Mutwiwa U, Githiru M. Human-elephant conflict reduction via deterrents, understanding ecological correlates, and climate smart agriculture practices.

Martin A, Schulte BA, Freeman EW. Understanding the behavior of African elephants as they move in landscapes with different protection status and habitat types in the Mahale – Katavi –Lwafi ecosystem of Tanzania.

WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY (March 2016)

LaDue CA, Schulte BA.  Chemosignaling in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus): Concentration effects with applications for management and conservation.

Elephant Wellness Workshop (Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens March 2016, Keynote Speaker)

Schulte BA. How much wild belongs in a zoo? Examining behavioral wellness in a captive setting.

Elephant Managers Association (Nashville October 2015, Keynote Speaker)

Schulte BA. The benefits of understanding elephant behavior.

Animal Behavior Society, Anchorage, Alaska (June 2015)

Schulte BA, Goodyear S. Battling habituation, warding off extinction, & harnessing social learning to mitigate human elephant conflict.

WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY (March 2015)

Goodyear S, Schulte BA. Habituation to auditory stimuli by captive African elephants (Loxodonta africana).

Hacker C, Schulte BA. Examination of enrichment using space and food for African elephants (Loxodonta africana) at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Ryckeley M, Schulte BA. Evaluating the social behavior and activity patterns of clouded leopards (Neofelis nebulosa) at the Nashville Zoo.

Kentucky Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2014 Conference, Louisville, KY (September 2014)

Duvall, A., Moss, K., Ford, A., Salihovic, A., Budlove, D, Stewart, P., Rizzo, R., Wilson, S., Todd, P., Schulte, B., DeGraves, F. Automated estrus detection in cattle.

Animal Behavior Society, Princeton, New Jersey (August 2014)

Hook, M., Freeman, E.W. & Schulte, B.A. Demographic differences in responses of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) to lion calls.

Schulte, B.A., Felton, S.K., Merte, C.E. & Collyer, M. Examining personality via behavioral plasticity in female African elephants (Loxodonta africana).

Wisniewska, M., Freeman, E.W. & Schulte, B.A. Risk-sensitive behaviors as influenced by age and reproduction in female African elephants.

Chemical Signals in Vertebrates, Urbana-Champaign, IL (August 2014)

Schulte, B.A. Learning and applications of chemical signals in vertebrates for conservation and management.

WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY (March 2014)

Derham, K., Henley, M.D. & Schulte, B.A. African elephant (Loxodonta africana) impact to marula (Sclerocarya birrea), knobthorn (Acacia Nigrescens), and false marula (Lannea schweinfurti) in the Associated Private Nature Reserves, South Africa.

Edge, A.C., Henley, M.D., Daday, J. & Schulte, B.A. Examining human perception of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) and large trees for insights into conservation of an African savanna ecosystem.

Hall, L., Sartin, A. & Schulte, B.A. Elephant behavior and grouping at the Nashville Zoo. (poster)

Midwest Ecology & Evolution Conference (March 2014)

Derham, K., Henley, M.D. & Schulte, B.A. African elephant (Loxodonta africana) impact to marula (Sclerocarya birrea), knobthorn (Acacia Nigrescens), and false marula (Lannea schweinfurti) in the Associated Private Nature Reserves, South Africa.

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Austin, Texas (January 2014)

Felton, S.K., Merte, C.E. & Schulte, B.A. Exploration of the behaviors defining personality in African elephants.

Kentucky Academy of Sciences, Morehouse University, Kentucky (November 2013)

Derham, K., Henley, M.D. & Schulte, B.A. African elephant (Loxodonta africana) impact to marula (Sclerocarya birrea), knobthorn (Acacia Nigrescens), and false marula (Lannea schweinfurti) in the Associated Private Nature Reserves, South Africa.

The Wildlife Society (October 2013)

Felton, S.K., Merte, C.E. & Schulte, B.A. Exploration of the behaviors defining personality in African elephants.

Animal Behavior Society, Boulder, Colorado (July 2013)

Co-organizer (with Dr. E. McPhee) of Workshop on Conservation Behavior and co-organizer (with Dr. E. Fernandez-Juricic) on Trends in Conservation Behavior.

Schulte, B.A. & Blogg, R.W. Conservation behavior implications for understanding behavioral patterns of African elephants.

26th International Congress for Conservation Biology, Baltimore, Maryland (July 2013)

Freeman, E., Meyer, J., Addendorf, J., Schulte, B. & Santymire, R. Scraping behavior of black rhinos (Diceros bicornis bicornis) is related to age and fecal progestagen metabolite concentrations

American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA (April 2013)

Davenport, S.A., Yin, Q., Mark, D.B., Harelimana, I.H., Schulte, B.A. & Goodwin, T.E. Urinary chemical signals of musth in immature male African elephants.

Umuhire-Juru, A., Yin, Q., Broederdorf, L.J., Kopper, R.A., Sutherland, M.V., Schulte, B.A., Engman, J. & Goodwin, T.E. Bacterial metabolism produces exogenous urinary chemical signals of elephant musth.

Yin, Q., Harelimana, I.H., Goodwin, T.E., Shoemaker, J.D. & Schulte, B.A. Identification and quantitation of fatty acids in male elephant urine that may be metabolized to produce chemical signals of musth.

Living with Animals, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY (March 2013)

Schulte, B.A. & Stokes, M. Conservation behavior: approaches to reduce human-wildlife conflict and human-elephant conflict.

International Wildlife Management Congress, Durban, South Africa (July 2012)

Duvall, M., Stokes, M., Cambron, M. & Schulte, B.A. Testing the effect of a wildlife deterring scarecrow device on the feeding behavior of African ungulates.

Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development, Arlington, VA (July 2012)

Schulte, B.A., Stokes, M., Cambron, M., Duvall, M., Kasaine, S. & Kimwele, C. BREAD: Development of automated systems to increase crop yield by reducing group foraging intensity by crop pests. (Oral presentation)

Stokes, M., Schulte, B., Cambron, M., Duvall, M., Hook, M., Kasaine, S. & Kimwele, C. BREAD: Development of automated systems to increase crop yield by reducing group foraging intensity by crop pests. (Poster presentation)

Animal Behavior Society, Albuquerque, New Mexico (June 2012)

Hazelkorn, R., Cox, T. & Schulte, B.A. The effect of human interactions on the behavior of Tursiops truncates.

Wisniewska, M., Freeman, E.W. & Schulte, B.A. Age & reproductive condition impacts onfemale African elephant activity.

American Chemical Society, San Diego, California (March 2012)

Hirwa, I.H., Broederdorf, L.J., Mark, D.B., Waldrip, Z.J., Burkert, B.A., Kopper, R.A., Goodwin, T.E., Sutherland, M.V. & Schulte, B.A. Characterizationof male elephant urine metabolites via automated solid phase dynamic extraction (SPDE)/GC-MS and 1H NMR spectroscopy.

International Elephant & Rhino Conservation & Research Symposium, Rotterdam, Netherlands (October 2011)

Freeman, E.W., Meyer, J.M, Putman, S., Schulte, B.A. & Brown, J.L. Elephant-sized hot flashes? The relationship between social status and ovarian cycle activity provides evidence for menopause in female African elephants.

Chemical Signals in Vertebrates, Berlin, Germany (August 2011)

Goodwin, T.E. & Schulte, B.A. Urinary chemical signals of elephant musth: Temporal aspects of microorganism-mediated modifications.

Schulte, B.A., Bagley, K., Blogg, R., Loizi, H. Vyas, D.K. & Goodwin, T.E.From exploration to selective information gathering: the development of chemosensory investigation in male African elephants (Loxodonta africana).

Animal Behavior Society & International Ethological Conference, Bloomington, IN (July 2011)

Sinderbrand, C.A. & Schulte, B.A. Examining dominance and stress relationship in a non-cooperative breeder (Equus caballus).

Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation & Africa Section of the Society for Conservation Biology, Arusha, Tanzania (June 2011)

†Hoffmeier-Karimi, R. & Schulte, B.A. An assessment of perceived crop damage in a Tanzanian village impacted by human-elephant conflict. †Received the Alwyn-Gentry award for best student presentation: http://www.atbc-scbafrica2011.org/grants-awards/awards/

Nasseri, N.A., McBrayer, L. & Schulte, B.A. The impact of tree modification by African elephant (Loxodonta africana) on herpetofaunal species richness in northern Tanzania.

American Chemical Society 241st meeting, Anaheim, CA (March 2011)

Harerimana, I.H., Mark, D.B., Broederdorf, L.J., Burkert, B.A., Waldrip, Z.J., Kopper, R.A., Goodwin, T.E., Sutherland, M.V., Freeman, E.W., Hollister-Smith, J.A. & Schulte, B.A. Temporal aspects of bacteria-mediated production of urinary chemical signals of elephant musth.

Mark, D.B., Harerimana, I.H., Goodwin, T.E. & Schulte, B.A. Appearance of urinary chemical signals of musth in immature African elephants.

WKU Student Research Conference, Bowling Green, KY (March 2011)

Hook, M. & Schulte, B.A. Effect of simulated predation risk on African elephant behavior.

Sinderbrand, C.A. & Schulte, B.A. Examining the dominance-stress hypothesis in the domestic horse (Equus caballus).

Kentucky Academy of Sciences, Bowling Green, KY (November 2010)

Schulte, B.A., Hazelkorn, R. & Hecht, M. Aggression, hair whorls and handedness in horses (Equus caballus).

Sinderbrand, C.A. & Schulte, B.A. Rate of aggressive behaviors in lactating and non-lactating domestic horses (Equus caballus).

Animal Behavior Society, Williamsburg, VA (July 2010)

Freeman, E.W., Meyer, J.M., Shelby, L., Schulte, B.A. & Brown, J.L. Role of elephant matriarchs in Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa.

Society for Conservation Biology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (July 2010)

Schulte, B.A., Esposito, R.M.M., & Karimi, R.R. Elephant Behavior, Human Perception and Human-Elephant Conflict.

Center for Integrative Study of Animal Behavior Meeting, Indiana University (March 2010)

Schulte, B.A., Hazelkorn, R. & Hecht, M. The relationship of facial whorl (trichoglyph) direction to handedness and aggression in horses (Equus caballus).

National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Francisco (March 2010)

Waldrip, Zach J., Broederdorf, L.J., Burkert, B.A., Hirwa, I.H., Kopper, R.A., Goodwin, T.E., Sutherland, M.V., Freeman, E.W., Hollister-Smith, J.A. & Schulte, B.A. Chemical signals of elephant musth: Biosynthesis and microbially-mediated modifications.

International Elephant Conservation & Research Symposium, South Africa (January 2010)

Schulte, B.A., Esposito, R.M.M. & Karimi, R.R. Furthering our understanding of elephant behaviour and human perception to facilitate conservation and reduce human-elephant conflict.

Association of Southeastern Biologists, Birmingham, Alabama (April 2009)

Nasseri, N.A., McBrayer, L.D., Goodwin, T.E. & Schulte, B.A. The impact of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) on herpetofauna species diversity and richness in savanna woodlands of northern Tanzania.

National American Chemical Society Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah (April 2009)

Burkert, B.A., Broederdorf, L.J., Christie, J.A., Waldrip, Z.J., Goodwin, T.E. & Schulte, B.A. Effects of aging on the volatile organic chemicals in male elephant urine.

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