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Departmental Seminar Series

NRM790 - Spring 2022
Date and Time: Friday at 10 a.m.
Classroom: McFadden Biostress Laboratory 103 & Zoom
(Revised on February 15, 2022)

Seminar Schedule

DateSpeakerTopic
01/14Dr. Michele Dudash
Dept Head
NRM Introductions and Dept Announcements, etc.
01/21Dr. Charlie Fenster
NRM Affiliate Professor, Director of OLFS
Mutation bias reflects natural selection in Arabidopsis thaliana
01/28Dr. Carolina Diller
Host: Charlie Fenster
What are the chances for the European wild strawberry in a world without pollinators?
02/04Dr. Frederique Laubepin
University of Michigan
Host: Jennifer Zavaleta Cheek

Crafting Effective Scientific Presentations

02/11Dr. W. Carter Johnson
Dist. Professor Emeritus
Fifty Years of Climate Change Research: A Personal Journey (Part 1-Global)
02/18Riley Wollschlager (MS-P)Quantitative Change Analysis of Undisturbed (Native) Lands in Eastern South Dakota: 2012-2018
 Dr. Maribeth Latvis
Herbarium Director
Reintroducing the C. A. Taylor Herbarium: history, research potential, and building the “next generation” of natural history collections
02/25Dr. W. Carter Johnson
Dist. Professor Emeritus
Fifty Years of Climate Change Research: A Personal Journey (Part 2-Northern Plains)
03/04Zigeng Chen
PhD update
Effects of different functional types and extreme rainfall events on the carbon flux, biomass, and nitrogen mineralization in a Northern Great Plains mixed grassland
 OPEN 
03/11Hannah Mulligan (MS-P)Assessing the Risk of Invasive Carp Spread via the Live Bait Trade in the Missouri River Basin
 Logan Cutler (MS-P)Walleye Use of Partially Disconnected Wetland Habitat in Lake Kampeska, South Dakota
03/18NO SEMINARSPRING BREAK
03/25Dr. Danielle Jennings Haskett
Dept. of Geography, SDState
Host: Chris Cheek
Paleoecology of Rocky Mountain Glacial Lakes in Response to Climate Change
04/01Laurel Sacco
USGS COOP Unit
Host: Steve Chipps

An investigation of eDNA surveys of the pathogen that causes Whirling Disease in CA

04/08Elisha Yellow Thunder
Host: Lan Xu
Geochemical Modeling for Risk Assessment of Contaminant Transport, Southeastern Sand Hills, South Dakota, Wazi Ahanhan Oyanke
04/15NO SEMINAREASTER BREAK
04/22Dr. Mark Kaemingk
University of North Dakota
Host: Alison Coulter
Landscape aquatic ecology: Thinking outside the pond
04/29Wendy Blickensderfer 
Host: Bruce Eichhorst
An Investigation of Occurrence and Frequency of Mite Ectoparasite Infestation of Prairie Skinks at the SDSU Oak Lake Field Station 
05/06Eric Puetz (MS-P)
Host: Maribeth Latvis
TBA