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2019 Fall Semester IB Graduate Student Travel Awards

Oct. 15, 2019

The Department is pleased to announce and congratulate our 2019 Fall Semester Graduate Student Travel Awardees! David Bertolatus - Dr. Alan Vajda's lab Julie Byle - Dr. Greg Cronin's lab Marianne Davenport - Dr. Greg Ragland's lab Adam Duster - Dr. Hai Lin's lab Katherine Hayes - Dr. Brian Buma's...

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Dr. Sandy Martin: Transcriptome dynamics in hibernation: cause or consequence of physiology?

Oct. 14, 2019

Event Information Who: Dr. Sandy Martin, Professor Department of Cell and Developmental Biology What: 2019 Fall Graduate Student Seminar When: Monday, Oct. 18th at Noon Where: SI 1086 If many phylogenetically interspersed species of mammals can safely lower their metabolic rate to a few percent of resting, and their body...

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Using RNA-seq to analyze differential gene expression in response to acute thermal challenge in cutthroat trout and closely related species - Oct. 11, 2019

Oct. 3, 2019

Event Information Who: Dr. Douglas Petcoff What: 2019 Fall Seminar Series When: Friday, Oct. 11th at Noon Where: NC 3202 Dr. Douglas Petcoff Professor Metropolitan State University of Denver RNA-seq can be used to analyze the heat shock response at the molecular level. Ectotherms such as the cold-adapted members of...

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Deep Shales as Windows into Cryptic Carbon Cycling in the Terrestrial Subsurface - Oct. 4, 2019

Oct. 3, 2019

Event Information Who: Dr. Mike Wilkins What: 2019 Fall Seminar Series When: Monday, Oct. 4th, at Noon Where: SI 1086 Dr. Mike Wilkins Assistant Professor Department of Soil and Crop Sciences Colorado State University Hydraulic fracturing of deep shale formations for hydrocarbon recovery results into the generation of new microbial...

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Elizabeth Pansing, Integrative Biology’s nominee for CLAS Outstanding M.S./PhD Student Award.

Sept. 27, 2019

Congratulations to Elizabeth (Libby) Pansing, PhD candidate in Dr. Diana Tomback’s lab, for her nomination as the Integrative Biology’s nominee for the 2019 Fall CLAS Outstanding PhD Student Award. Fall and Spring awards recpients will be honored at the CLAS Dean's Awards Reception on Friday, May 1st. Call for Spring...

Katherine Hayes awarded Graduate Research Innovation Grant

Sept. 26, 2019

Katherine Hayes , PhD. candidate in Dr. Brian Buma's lab , was awarded a GRIN (Graduate Research Innovation Grant) to expand her PhD work focusing on vegetation succession and in particular how changes in the post-fire communities alter flammability, testing the overall strength of negative feedbacks associated with the transition...

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Dr. Diana Tomback hosts graduate class from Western Colorado University to discuss restoration of wolves to Colorado

Sept. 20, 2019

On 9/18, Diana Tomback of Integrative Biology hosted Professor Jessica Young and her graduate class from Western Colorado University in the Masters in Environmental Management/Global Sustainability program. The requested topic for presentation and discussion was restoration of wolves to Colorado. The class meeting was part of a multi-day tour of...

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Brian Buma publishes in Ecology

Sept. 20, 2019

Dr. Brian Buma had a new publication come out in Ecology, flagship journal of the Ecological Society of America. This work represents the longest running successional study in the world, one that allows testing basic theories of successional ecology in a unique and protected place - Glacier Bay National Park,...

Dr. Catherine Lozupone

Influence of dietary fat and fiber on resilience of the intestinal microbiome to antibiotics and susceptibility to Clostridoides difficile infection

Sept. 6, 2019

Event Information Who: Dr. Dr. Catherine Lozupone What: 2019 Fall Seminar Series When: Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM Where: NC 3202 Dr. Catherine Lozupone Associate Professor Dept. of Immunology & Microbiology CU Denver – Anschutz Medical Campus Clostridoides difficile infection is the leading cause of hospital-acquired diarrhea and...

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Using the yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) as a model for examining fitness trade-offs in the evolution of insecticide resistance

Aug. 28, 2019

Event Information Who: Dr. Emilie M. Gray What: 2019 Fall Seminar Series When: Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 at 12:00 PM Where: NC 3202 Dr. Emilie M. Gray Associate Professor Organismal Biology & Ecology Colorado College Aedes aegypti is a pantropical mosquito species as well as the principal vector of dengue,...