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Research Calendar

December
9

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Kristen Haynes

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Illick Hall 8 | Dissertation Title: Conservation of rare alpine rattlesnake-roots (Nabalus spp.) in the face of global climate change Department: EFB Ecology | Contact: Douglas Johnson, 315470-6544

PhD: Dissertation Defense Kristen Haynes

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | 8 Illick Hall | Title of Thesis: Conservation of rare alpine rattlesnake-roots (Nabalus spp.) in the face of global climate change | Sponsor: Environmental and Forest Biology | Contact: Douglas Johnston, 315-470-6544


December
10

Tuesday

Capstone Seminar - Chloe Coffman

10:00 am - 11:00 am | 213 Marshall Hall | Unnatural Divides: Environmental values and political subjectivity in the 2018 NY-24 congressional election | Contact: Cariann, 6528

Mathew Ovadias - Capstone Seminar

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | 210 Walters Hall | Lignin Thermoplastic Blends: Biorefinery Willow Lignin and Poly(lactic acid) | Sponsor: Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering | Contact: Mathew Ovadias, 3156637013

MS: Thesis Defense -- Mathew Ovadias

2:00 pm - 12:00 am | 323 Walters Hall | Title of Thesis: Lignin Thermoplastic Blends: Esterification of Biorefinery Willow Lignin for Blending with Polylactic Acid | Contact: Jill Weiss, 470-6781


December
11

Wednesday

MS: Thesis Defense Yokshitha Reddy Bathula

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 12 Illick Hall | Title of Thesis: Overexpression of an acid phosphatase cis gene improves phosphorus uptake in American chestnut. | Sponsor: Environmental and Forest Biology | Contact: Valerie Luzadis, 315-470-6980


December
13

Friday

Limnology Practicum Poster Session

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | 12 Illick Hall | Open to the public and all ESF personnel! Students in the Limnology Practicum class (EFB 525) present scientific posters on their independent course projects. These projects are related to local lakes and environmental issues. Come and ask questions. Light ... Read More | Sponsor: Environmental and Forest Biology | Contact: Kim Schulz, 315-470-6808


January
23

Thursday

PARCC Environment Meet & Greet

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm | TBA | ESF-SU faculty "meet & greet" for research on environmental conflict and collaboration, at the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC), Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. Co-sponsored ... Read More | Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Studies | Contact: David Sonnenfeld, 315470-4931


April
4

Saturday

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Gateway Center | The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event that brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a full day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations ... Read More | Sponsor: SUNY | Contact: Lauren LaTrray, 315-470-6889


April
23

Thursday

Earth Week eventTake our Kids to Work Day

Nifkin Lounge, Quad, + | Event Website | Celebrate more than 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. | Sponsor: ESF Women's Caucus | Contact: Heather Engelman, 315-470-4752