University Distinguished Teacher
Biological Sciences

Tatyana A. Lobova PhD

302l Mills Godwin Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Botany, Komarov Botanical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, (2000)

M.S. in Biology/Botany, St. Petersburg State University, (1994)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Plag, H. "Building Conservation Leaders for the Future: Curriculum, Certificates, Internships and Research Agenda" $185000. Federal. July 01, 2015 - December 30, 2019
Lobova, T. "Biotic Surveys and Inventories, research in undergraduate institutions supplement" $10377. Federal. 2008 - 2010
Lobova, T. "Biotic Surveys and Inventories, grant Inventory of plants dispersed by bats in Neotropical forest" $336000. Federal. 2004 - 2008
Lobova, T. "Grant supplement for color illustrations in book Seed Dispersal by Bats in the Neotropics" $4000. Private. 2006 - 2006

Expertise

Biology
Botany
Biology
Plant-Animal Interactions

Research Interests

Plant Biology, Tropical Ecology, Plant-Animal Interaction, Conservation

Articles

Kunz, T. H.., Braun de Torres, E., Bauer, D. M.., Lobova, T. and Fleming, T. H.. (2011). Ecosystems Services Provided by Bats. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1223 , pp. 1-38.
Mori, S. A.., Gracie, C. A.., Hecklau, E. F.., Lobova, T., Berkov, A. and de Granville, J. J.. (2005). Documenting plant diversity in central French Guiana: The first step toward understanding biocomplexity. Biol. Skr. 55 , pp. 11-24.
Lobova, T. and Mori, S. A.. (2004). Epizoochorous dispersal by bats in French Guiana. J. Trop. Ecology 20 , pp. 581-582.
Lobova, T., Mori, S. A., Blanchard, F., Peckham, H. and Charles-Dominique, P. (2003). Cecropia as a food resource for bats in French Guiana and the significance of fruit structure in seed dispersal and longevity. American Journal of Botany 90 , pp. 338-403.

Books

Lobova, T., Geiselman, C. K.. and Mori, S. A.. (2009). Seed Dispersal by Bats in the Neotropics. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, NYBG Press.

Book Chapters

Pell, S. K.., Mitchell, J. D.., Miller, A. J. . and Lobova, T. (2011). Anacardiaceae The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. (pp. 7-50) New York: Springer.
Lobova, T. (2011). Family Pentaphragmataceae Nauka, St. Petersburg: Comparative Seed Anatomy.
Lobova, T. (2011). Family Sphenocleaceae Nauka, St. Petersburg: Comparative Seed Anatomy.

Presentations

DeSocio, A., Hill, E. L., Zajchowski, C., Plag, H. and Lobova, T. (February 8, 2020). Assessing High-Impact Practices: The Role of Triple Loop Learning in Fostering Future Conservation Leaders Poster Undergraduate Research Symposium Norfolk, VA.
DeSocio, A., Watson, L., DeVleeschower, A., Hill, E. L., Lobova, T. and Plag, H. (February 8, 2020). Meeting the Water Needs of the People of Puerto Rico While Safeguarding Freshwater Ecosystems: A Case Study Poster Undergraduate Research Symposium Norfolk, VA.
Hill, E. L., Plag, H., Lobova, T., Zajchowski, C. and DeSocio, A. (November 13, 2019). Assessing High-Impact Practices: The Role of Triple Loop Learning in Fostering Future Conservation Leaders Oral Presentation Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education Spokane, WA.
Lobova, T. A. (January 15, 2019). Effect of Climate Change on Native Plants Keynote/Plenary Address 2019 Mid-Atlantic Horticulture Short Course Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Lobova, T. and Steiner, B. (November 3, 2018). Effect of Climate Change on Native Plants Oral Presentation Shifting Landscapes: Traditions and Trend Norfolk, VA.
Lobova, T. and Eddins, E. A. (May 19, 2015). Introducing Service Learning to Large Enrolment Gen Ed Course Oral Presentation CLT Summer Institute Norfolk.
Lobova, T. (October 16, 2014). Application of IDW to large enrolment course Keynote/Plenary Address Panel discussion "Interdisciplinary Writing across ODU" Norfolk, VA.
Lobova, T. (September , 2013). Bat Walk Demonstration Norfolk, VA.
Geiselman, C. K., Lobova, T. and Mori, S. A. ( 2011). Seed dispersal and reforestattion by bats in South American rain forests. Oral Presentation 96th Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of America Austin, TX.
Lobova, T. and Mazer, S. ( 2009). Bats and Fruits: Ecological Association or Mutual Evolution. Oral Presentation Annual meeting of the North American Society for Bat Research Portland, OR..
Lobova, T. ( 2009). Bats and Plants: the nocturnal interactions in the Amazonian rainforest Oral Presentation Norfolk, VA.
Lobova, T., Geiselman, C. K.. and Mori, S. A.. ( 2008). An upcoming monograph on seed dispersal by bats. Paramaribo, Suriname.
Lobova, T., Geiselman, C. K.. and Mori, S. A.. ( 2008). Overview and analysis of seed dispersal by bats Botany without Borders Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Lobova, T. ( 2008). Batty for Bats: Bat/Plant Relationships in the Neotropics Oral Presentation Department of Biological Sciences seminar series Old Dominion University.
Geiselman, C. K.., Lobova, T. and Mori, S. A.. ( 2008). Keeping Track of Bat/Plant Interactions Paramaribo, Suriname.
Lobova, T. (May , 2008). Bat Walks Oral Presentation Norfolk, VA.
Lobova, T., Geiselman, C. K.. and Mori, S. A.. ( 2007). Plants Dispersed by Bats in the Neotropics Botany and Plant Biology: Joint Congress Chicago ,IL.
Geiselman, C. K.., Lobova, T. and Mori, S. A.. ( 2007). Adding up the Neotropic's Bat/Plant Interactions XIV International Bat Research Conference Merida, Mexico.
Lobova, T., Greiselman, C. K.. and Mori, S. A.. ( 2007). Seed Dispersal by Bats in the Neotropics XIV International Bat Research Conference Merida, Mexico.
Lobova, T., Geiselman, C. K.. and Mori, S. A.. ( 2006). Plants Dispersed by bats in French Guiana; selection, preferences, and dietary overlap Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation Kunming, China.
Lobova, T. ( 2006). Bats, Plants, and their Interactions in the Tropics Oral Presentation New York, New York.
Lobova, T. ( 2005). Bats and Plants in the New World Tropics Oral Presentation New York, New York.
Lobova, T. and Mori, S. A.. ( 2005). Bat-Fruit Syndrome: Myths and Reality in the Neotropics. Fourth International Symposium/Workshop Brisbane, Australia.
Lobova, T. ( 2005). Plants Dispersed by Bats in the Neotropics New York, New York.
Lobova, T. ( 2005). Bat/Plant Interactions in the Neotropics Lecture Scientific seminar series New York, New York.
Lobova, T. (September , 2004). Bat survey Oral Presentation Bronx, NY.
Lobova, T. (September , 2004). Bat Walks Oral Presentation New York, New York.
Lobova, T. (August , 2004). Bat Walks Demonstration (Central Park) New York, New York.
Lobova, T. (May , 2004). Bat Walks Demonstration New York, New York.
Lobova, T. ( 2003). Bat Survey Oral Presentation New York, New York.
  • 2021: Faculty Development Award for redevelopment of online Gen Ed courses for non-majors , ODU Office of Academic Affairs/Faculty Senate
  • 2018: University Distinguished Teacher designation, ODU Office of Academic Affairs
  • 2017: Faculty Development Award for developing two new core courses for Conservation Leadership Minor, ODU Office of Academic Affairs
  • 2016: The Distinguished Teaching Award, Lecturer 2015-16, College of Sciences
  • 2016: You Make the Difference Award, ODU SEES department
  • 2015: Service-Learning Instructional Grant Awards , ODU Office of Leadership & Student Involvement
  • 2014: Faculty Development Award for developing Service Learning Lab activities, ODU Office of Academic Affairs
  • 2014: Service-Learning Instructional Grant Awards , ODU Office of Leadership & Student Involvement
  • 2014: Service-Learning Instructional Grant Awards , ODU Office of Leadership & Student Involvement
  • 2013: Faculty Development Award for developing a lab manual for BIOL 108 Environmental Science , ODU Office of Academic Affairs
  • 2013: The Distinguished Teaching Award, Lecturer, ODU College of Sciences
  • 2012: Faculty Development Award for developing a lab manual for BIOL 109 Intro to Human Biology , ODU Office of Academic Affairs
  • 2011: Shining Star Award , ODU Division of Student Affairs
  • 2010: Biotic Surveys and Inventories, Research in Undergraduate Institutions Supplement , National Science Foundation
  • 2006: grant supplement for color illustrations in book Seed Dispersal by Bats in the Neotropics , Beneficia Foundation
  • 2004: Biotic Surveys and Inventories, grant Inventory of plants dispersed by bats in a Neotropical forest , National Science Foundation
  • 2003: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Atlas of Seeds Dispersed by Bats in the Neotropics , National Science Foundation–NATO
  • 2002: grant Plants Dispersed by Bats in French Guiana, National Geographic Society
  • 2002: Postdoctoral Fellowship, project Plants Dispersed by Bats in the Neotropics , Bat Conservation International
  • 2001: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Bat/Seed Dispersal in the Neotropics , Beneficia Foundation
  • 1995: grant Comparative Seed Anatomy , Russian Foundation for Basic Research
  • 1994: Graduate Student Fellowship, George Soros Foundation