Kyle Turchick

Kyle Turchick, M.S. student in the Brian Buma lab interviews for local Alaskan radio programs

Aug. 8, 2019

Raven Radio - Researchers conducting landslide studies in Sitka’s forests Dr. Adam Booth, Kyle Turchick, Bryce Vascik and David de Guzman joined KCAW’s Rich McClear in the studio for “The Morning Interview” to discuss their various landslide projects. The teams are conducting “ecosystem dynamics research”- examining how characteristics of the...

Brian Buma publishes in Ecology and Evolution

July 25, 2019

Bisbing S, Buma B , Oakes L, Krapek J, Bidlack A. From canopy to seed: Loss of snow drives directional changes in forest composition. Ecology and Evolution. 9(14): 8157-8174. This study explored the relationship between the loss of snow to climate change and forest die-offs along the North Pacific...

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Marianne Davenport presents at 69th Western Forest Insect Work Conference in Anchorage, Alaska

July 19, 2019

On April 23 – 25, 2019, Marianne Davenport , Department of Integrative Biology graduate student, in Dr. Gregory Ragland’s lab, presented her research at the 69 th Western Forest Insect Work Conference in Anchorage, Alaska. The title of her poster was “Variability in Adult Reproductive Diapause of the Spruce Beetle”...

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Coastal Rainforest Margins Research Network Student Spotlight: Kyle Turchick

June 20, 2019

Student Spotlight: Kyle Turchick Posted on May 31, 2019 by coastalmargins1 Meet Kyle Turchick . Kyle is a Master’s student in the Buma Lab at the University of Colorado Denver. With his advisor, CRMRN steering committee member Brian Buma , he is studying disturbance ecology on Baranof Island in Southeast...

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Diana Tomback speaks at Southern Ute Museum Photo Unveiling

May 30, 2019

Ignacio, Colorado was host to the Southern Ute Bear Dance and Pow Wow over the Memorial Day weekend as well as a photo unveiling and wolf event at the Southern Ute Museum. Dr. Diana Tomback , CU Denver Dept. of Integrative Biology, delivered remarks at the Museum on behalf of...

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2019 Spring Outstanding Student and Smilodon Awardees

May 28, 2019

Congratulations to our Outstanding Student and Smilodon Awardees The Department would like to congratulate the following awardees of the 2019 Spring Outstanding Student and Smilodon Awards: Smilodon Outstanding Underclassman Anthony Rubalcaba Smilodon Outstanding Upperclassman Joseph Soukup 2019 Spring Outstanding TA Gabrielle Rietz 2019 Spring Outstanding Undergraduate Research Hannah Abroe 2019...

Office of Research Services praises 2018 grant recipients at spring celebration

May 3, 2019

CU Denver Today May 1 CU Denver faculty received nearly $19 million in sponsored research awards in 2018. To celebrate the achievements of nearly 100 faculty who received external funding, the Office of Research Services held a celebratory luncheon on April 12. Honoring scholarly and creative excellence across almost every...

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Maria Nikulkova awarded Competitive Research Capstone Fellowship

Maria Nikulkova , Integrative Biology MS student in Dr. Chris Miller's lab, was recently awarded a competitive Research Capstone Fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology. This award provides up to $2000 in travel support to attend the selective ASM Microbe Academy for Professional Development, and to present the results...

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Paul Le PhD Dissertation Defense

Congratulations to Dr. Le on his successful completion of his Thesis Defense! "Facilitating inclusion and access of undergraduate students in large-enrollment science classrooms"

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Munira Lantz PhD Thesis Defense

The department congratulates Dr. Munira Lantz on the successful completion of her PhD thesis defense, “Impacts of environmental change on freshwater nitrite oxidation”