Spring 2011 Seminars

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are from 2:00-3:00 PM in Room 101 of the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Building.

DateSpeakerInstitutionSeminar Title
Jan 14Molly CavaleriSchool of Forest Resources and Environmental Science"Ecohydrology in tropical and temperate forests: the impacts of invasive species and climate change on the water use of trees."
Jan 21Karyn FayDepartment of Biological SciencesA functional approach to hematology morphology, the red blood cells.
Jan 28
2:00 PM
Jennifer BeckerDepartment of Civil and Environmental EngineeringDevelopment of a Microbial Fuel Cell to Generate Electricity from Lignocellulosic Biomass
Feb 4Mike FalkowskiSchool of Forest Resources and Environmental ScienceRemote Sensing of Vegetation Structure and Composition: Applications in Forest and Wildlife Science
Mar 4Qing-Hui ChenDepartment of Exercise Science, Health and Physical EducationCentral Mechanisms of Sympathoexcitation in Heart Failure
Mar 18
Cancelled
Brent BellingerUS EPA, National Health & Environmental Effects Laboratory, Mid-Continent Ecology Division, Duluth 
Mar 22
1:00 PM, Chem. Sci. 106
Michael MoodyDepartment of Environment and Conservation (Dec) at the University of Western AustraliaPlant Diversification and Invasions Across Space and Time: Case Studies in Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum) and Annual Sunflowers (Helianthus)
Mar 25Donn K. BranstratorDepartment of Biology, University of Minnesota DuluthChasing Spiny Water Fleas – Undertsnading Dispersal and Establishment of a Non-Native Zooplankter
Mar 29
1:00 PM, EERC 100
Erika Hersch-GreenNorth Carolina State UniversityThe Roles of Hybridization, Polyploidy and Sexual Reproduction in the Evolution of Flowering Plant Diversity
Apr 8Surendar Reddy DhadiBio- PhD CandidateFunctional Analysis of Bidirectional Promoters in Rice
Apr 15Joseph BumpForestry, Michigan TechMoose herbivory in aquatic ecosystems
Apr 22Wen ZhouDepartment of Chemical EngineeringBioenergy Production from Plant Biomass - the Biologic Conversion Approach