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Kyle Turchick hosts webinar on COASTAL MARGIN WEBINAR SERIES

Nov. 22, 2019

Kyle Turchick hosts a webinar on COSTAL MARGIN WEBINAR SERIES November 14, 2019 Topic: The role of wind and landslide disturbance in temperate rainforests Presenter: Kyle Turchick, University of Colorado Denver You can hear Kyle’s webinar here.

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Lamya'a Dawud presents at the Society for Neuroscience 2019 National Conference

Nov. 20, 2019

Lamya’a Dawud M.S., a doctoral student in Dr. Sondra Bland's lab with the department of Integrative and Systems Biology and a recipient of the 2019 Fall Graduate Student Travel Award, CLAS Travel Award, and Graduate School Travel Award has recently returned from presenting a poster at the Society for Neuroscience...

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Julie Byle speaks on panel at North American Association for Environmental Education national conference

Oct. 22, 2019

Julie Byle M.S., is doctoral student in Dr. Laurel Hartley's lab with the department of Integrative and Systems Biology and a recipient of the 2019 Fall Graduate Student Travel Award. She has just returned from speaking on the panel at the North American Association for Environmental Education national conference in...

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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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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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Andres Andrade elected student representative to Vegetation Section of the Ecological Society of America

Aug. 22, 2019

Andrés Andrade (PhD candidate in Dr. Diana Tomback's lab) was recently elected as the new student representative of the Vegetation section of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). Andrés and the new section chair were introduced to section members last week during the 2019 ESA meeting in Louisville, Kentucky. The...

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Scott Yanco interviewed for Wild Animals Podcast

Aug. 13, 2019

Scott Yanco (PhD candidate in the Wunder Lab) was recently featured on the Wild Animals podcast, produced by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. The podcast series shares stories of individual animals told by researchers. Scott discussed his research on Flammulated Owl movement ecology and the story of one...

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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...

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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”...