2020 Spring Seminar Series

May 8, 2020

The 2020 Spring Semester Seminars and Graduate Student Seminars have drawn to a close for the semester. The Department would like to thank all the speakers who shared their presentations with our students and faculty especially in light of this unusual semester of Zoom and remote meetings! Thank you to...

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2020 Graduate Student Seminar Series - Jantina Toxopeus

April 24, 2020

When: Tues. April 28 th , 12:30p Where: ZOOM: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/96053642226 Dr. Jantina Toxopeus Postdoctoral fellow Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado Denver Challenging the hallmarks of insect diapause: A case study in Rhagoletis pomonella Most temperate insects overwinter in diapause, a dormant state characterized by developmental arrest, metabolic rate...

Kyle Turchick

2020 Spring Graduate Seminar - Kyle Turchick

April 10, 2020

Event Information Who: Kyle Turchick. Title: " Investigating the role of relative differences in disturbance frequency on old-growth forest biomass stocks in the temperate rainforest of southeast Alaska". When: Tuesday, April 14th, at 12:20p. Where: Zoom: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/837666569 . Kyle Turchick Masters Candidate, CU Denver Department of Integrative Biology The mountain...

Acid mine drainage effects on a stream

2020 Spring Graduate Student Seminar - Dr. Chris Kotalik

March 9, 2020

Event Information Who: Dr. Chris Kotalik, Title: "Applying mesocosm and field research of acid mine drainage effects on stream communities to inform current USEPA aquatic life criteria", When: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 12:20p. Where: SI 1086 Dr. Chris Kotalik Postdoctoral Researcher Colorado State University. Mineral extraction in the western...

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2019 Fall Graduate Seminar - Emily Scott

Nov. 18, 2019

Event Information Who: Emily Scott What: 2019 Fall Graduate Student Seminar When: Monday, Nov. 18th, at Noon Where: SI 1086 Emily Scott Masters Candidate, Integrative Biology, University of Colorado Denver Effect of Serotonin on Mating Success in Male Teleopsis dalmanni Successful mating is one of the most important behaviors to...

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2019 Graduate Student Seminar - Lamya'a Dawud

Nov. 8, 2019

Event Information Who: Lamya'a Dawud What: 2019 Fall Graduate Student Seminar When: Monday, Nov. 18, at Noon Where: SI 1086 Lamya'a Dawud Doctoral Candidate, Integrative and Systems Biology, University of Colorado Denver Social buffering in a novel social fear conditioning procedure in male and female rats Social fear is a...

Katherine Hayes and Scott Yanco

Sept. 13, 2019

Event Information Who: Scott Yanco & Katherine Hayes What: 2019 Fall Graduate Student Seminar When: Monday, Oct. 21st, at Noon Where: SI 1086 Katherine Hayes, M.S. PhD trainee, Integrative and Systems Biology, University of Colorado Denver Continued repeat burning in the boreal causes continued ecosystem transformation Scott Yanco Doctoral Candidate,...

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“Distribution and ecological role of limber pine (Pinus flexilis) at treeline in Rocky Mountain National Park: Implications of invasive disease and climate change”

Sept. 13, 2019

Event Information Who: Laurel Sindewald What: 2019 Fall Graduate Student Seminar When: Monday, Oct. 7th, at Noon Where: SI 1086 Laurel Sindewald PhD trainee, Integrative and Systems Biology University of Colorado Denver Limber pine (Pinus flexilis) is a keystone and foundation species in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) where it...

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“Opportunities and obstacles of species distribution modeling in applied conservation of rare taxa”

Sept. 13, 2019

Event Information Who: Michelle DePrenger-Levin PhD trainee, Integrative and Systems Biology, University of Colorado Denver What: 2019 Fall Graduate Student Seminar When: Monday, Sept. 23rd, at Noon Where: SI 1086 Conservation of rare species requires understanding the environmental drivers and geographic extent of population occurrence and persistence. Maintaining diversity within...

drawing of molecules

Modeling Ion Transport Through Transmembrane Proteins

Sept. 6, 2019

Event Information Who: Adam Duster, PhD Candidate, Integrative & Systems Biology, CU Denver What: 2019 Fall Graduate Student Seminar When: Monday, Sept. 9th, at Noon Where: SI 1086 Adam Duster Biomolecular simulation has come of age over the past 30 years, and been used to solve many outstanding problems from...

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