Spring 2020 Seminar

Date and Time: Friday at 10 a.m.
Classroom: SNP 103 (Edgar S. McFadden Biostress Laboratory)




Jan. 17Michele DudashWelcome to Semester and Announcements
Jan. 24Katelin Frerichs (MS-Proposal)Goat strain M. ovi and bighorn sheep research
Jan. 31Pat Johnson Professor EmeritusChanging Paradigms, Reception 1-3 p.m., with remarks at 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 7--
Feb. 14Michele DudashConsideration of a Paradigm Shift in the Genetic Management of Fragmented Populations
Feb. 21Onja RazafindratsimaLemurs, forest and poverty
Feb. 28Torre Hovick, NDSU
Hosts: Sandy Smart & Lora Perkins
Restoring Rangeland Disturbance Regimes to Promote Biodiversity
and Ecosystem Services
Mar. 6

Larry Gigliotti, volunteer faculty
Assistant Unit Leader of USGS SD Coop Unit

The Hunting Culture
 Megan Figura (M.S.-Proposal)Evaluating avian use of cover crops in the Corn Belt
Mar. 13Spring Break 
Mar. 20Extended Spring Break 
Mar. 27Dr. Meghann Jarchow, USD
Host: Charlie Fenster
Reincorporating prairie into the Northern Great Plains
Apr. 3Trenton Rohrer (M.S. - Proposal)Breeding Ecology of Overwater Nesting Ducks in SW Manitoba
 Alexandrea Michels (M.S. - Proposal)Pollinator diversity and insect ecosystem services in regenerative
agroecosystems in North Dakota and Manitoba
Apr. 10Easter Recess 
Apr. 17Charles Mordhorst (M.S. - Proposal)Post-stocking survival of Rainbow Trout in Black Hills reservoirs.
Apr. 24Sarah Herzog (M.S. - Completion)Examining Biodiversity Metrics and the Utility of DNA Barcoding
in the Northern Great Plains.
 Deva Khanal (M.S. - Proposal)Cytotypes variation of Russian thistle in various geographical
locations and ecology
2 p.m.Kaj Lynoe (M.S. - Defense)Function and Structure of Soil Microbial Communities in Arctic Alaska
May 1Jackie Krakow (M.S. - Completion)Grassland Bird Use of High and Low Diversity Prairie Plantings
 Zigeng Chen (Ph.D. - Proposal)Grassland Soil Carbon Flux in Response to the Extreme Precipitation Events