Sunday, March 29, 2020
SYMPOSIUM HAS BEEN POSTPONED. The symposium organizing committee, in consultation with university administration, have decided that it is prudent and necessary to postpone the Rubisco Oxygenase Symposium due to the COVID-19 situation. We are currently looking into new dates for the symposium for Fall 2020. We sincerely regret any inconvenience that this may cause.
Monday, March 30, 2020
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
"Epigenetic embedding of early life adversity" Elisabeth Binder, PhD Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Sponsored by the Carl R Woese Institute for Genomic Biology Committee on Diversity (IGB-COD), this roundtable will be an opportunity for the IGB community (and larger campus community) to exchange ideas on how to create a more inclusive, diverse and welcoming culture in STEM fields.
Friday, April 3, 2020
“More Than Just a Good IDEA: Why Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Make Your Science Stronger” Kendall Powell, Science Journalist and Contributor, Nature Careers. Reception to follow.
Dr. Naughtons' research concerns the sociopolitical dimensions of biodiversity conservation, with particular emphasis on protected areas, wildlife and land use conflicts in the tropics.
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Sunday, April 5, 2020
Monday, April 6, 2020
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Michael Rosbash, PhD Nobel Laureate Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience, Professor of Biology Brandeis University Reception to follow
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Friday, April 10, 2020
Dr. Williams' research includes analyzing collaborative governance, applying social-geographic analysis to assess the meaning in natural resource decision making, adapting philosophy and social science methods for application in natural resources, and understanding how people experience and value outdoor recreation and nature contact.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Monday, April 13, 2020
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
"Light to life: The origin of metabolic catalysis" Paul Falkowski, PhD Rutgers University; Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Friday, April 17, 2020
Dr. Nevilles' research is motivated by normative concerns about social and environmental justice and for ecological integrity and wildness. She wants to better understand the relationships of power that govern our interactions with each other and the natural world. She also seeks to listen and learn about the non-human world from diverse voices and perspectives.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Benjamin Miller, PhD University of Rochester; Professor, Department of Dermatology
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Friday, April 24, 2020
Dr. Runkle researches the connections between carbon and water cycles in agricultural and wetland environments. His research also provides the basis for process studies and computer modeling approaches to environmental systems.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Christine Hawkes, PhD North Carolina State University; Professor, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology