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Research Calendar

October
27

Wednesday

MS Thesis Defense - Hannah Pilkey

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Baker 309 | Thesis Title: Developing and optimizing conservation outcrossing methods to produce diversified blight-tolerant American chestnut trees (Castanea dentata [Marsh.] Borkh.) Program of Study: EFB Plant Science & Biotechnology Major Professor: William Powell | Contact: Rene Germain, 315-470-6698


October
28

Thursday

Chemistry Department Seminar

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Zoom Presentation | Dr. Delphine Farmer from Colorado State University will present a seminar. The topic is “The Curious Case of the Catechol in the Night…”. | Sponsor: Dr. T Dibble | Contact: T Dibble, 315.470.6596

Adaptive Peaks Seminar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 5 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Christopher Whipps, ESF's 2021 Exemplary Researcher. Seminar will be recorded and a link distributed after the event if you are not able to join us in-person. | Sponsor: Environmental Biology | Contact: Roxanne Razavi, 607-882-3738


October
29

Friday

GPES PhD Capstone Seminar - Susan Ekoh

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Zoom Event | Vulnerabilities, Flood Risk Perceptions and Future Migration Intentions of Coastal Residents of Lagos Zoom Event Details: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87945300821?pwd=am5obVUxOGl4UjgrYUFCOVBNWXFodz09 Meeting ID: 879 4530 0821 Passcode: 2N8pQN | Contact: Cariann Linehan , 6528


November
5

Friday

Master's Thesis Defense - Sarah Dzielski

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: A Retrospective Analysis of Mercury in Avian Tissues Program of Study: EFB Conservation Biology Major Professor: Roxanne Razavi | Contact: William B. Smith, 315-470-6832


November
11

Thursday

Chemistry Department Seminar

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Zoom | Event Website | Dr. Eric Pierce, Director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will present a seminar on the "Role of Metabolically-Active Transient Storage Zones in Coupled Carbon-Mercury Cycling". | Sponsor: Dr. Theodore Dibble | Contact: Dr. T. Dibble, 3154706596

Adaptive Peaks Seminar

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Illick 5 | Join us for a seminar by Dr. Melissa Chipman, assistant professor at Syracuse University. | Sponsor: Environmental Biology | Contact: Roxanne Razavi, 607-882-3738


November
15

Monday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Rea Manderino

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Videoconference & 309 Baker | Dissertation Title: Environmental drivers modulate parasitism of native giant silk moths by an exotic biological control agent Program of Study: Environmental Biology, Entomology Major Professor: Dylan Parry | Contact: Ruth Owens, 315-470-4780


November
19

Friday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Theresa Rose Osborne

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | TBD | Dissertation Title: Biogeographic and ecological correlates of Pacific Island land snail morphology Program of Study: EB Ecology Major Professor: Rebecca Rundell | Contact: Shijie Liu, 315-470-6885

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Susan Ekoh

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Vulnerabilities, Flood Risk Perception and Migration Intentions Among Coastal Resident of Lagos, Nigeria Program of Study: ESC Environmental and Resources Policy Major Professor: Lemir Teron | Contact: Jonathan Cohen, 315-470-6737

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Scott Wolcott

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm | 154 Baker Lab & Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Use of Green Walls to Treat High Strength Organic Wastewater Program of Study: ERE Ecological Engineering Major Professor: Theodore Endreny and Lee Newman | Contact: Stephen Stehman, 315-470-6692


December
3

Friday

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Andrew Newhouse

2:15 pm - 4:15 pm | 254 Baker Hall & Videoconference | Dissertation Title: Regulatory, scientific, and social consideration for the use of transgenic American chestnut trees in conservation Program of Study: EFB Plant Science & Biotechnology Major Professor: William Powell | Contact: Theodore Endreny, 315-470-6565

Master's Thesis Defense - Michaela Regner

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: Effects of Tween-80 and physical agitation on wax corrugated cardboard co-composted with alfalfa pellets and wood chips Program of Study: Environmental Resources Engineering Major Professor: Doug Daley | Contact: Hyatt Green, 315-470-4814


December
10

Friday

Master's Thesis Defense - Renee Barry

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Videoconference | Thesis Title: Environmental Privilege in Glass Orbs: A Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis of Raw Water on Social Media Environmental Studies Program of Study: Environmental Studies Major Professor: Christina M Limpert Leclercq | Contact: Jaime Mirowsky, 315-470-6850


January
12

Wednesday

Candidacy Exam, Oral - Lucas Johnson

9:00 am - 11:00 am | Zoom/Env Sci Conference Room | Program of Study: ESC Ecosystems: Land, Water and Air Degree: Ph.D. Major Professor: Colin Beier | Contact: Gary Scott, 315-470-6523