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<< Week of February 16 >>

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Who wins in bacteria - amoebae symbioses?"

Seminar | February 19 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

 Joan Strassmann, Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis

 Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Strassmann’s work investigates cooperative alliances that have occurred at several important steps in the evolution of life, and have proven evolutionarily and ecologically very successful. Studying how these alliances came to be, how conflicts are subsumed into cooperation, what conflicts remain, and how they influence sociality comprise her dominant research interests.

Joan Strassmann

CITRIS Research Exchange - Maggi Kelly

Seminar | February 19 | 12-1 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

Mapping for Impact in a Changing California

About the Talk:

Many of the natural resource challenges we face today around food, water, equity, energy, invasive species, fire, climate change, biodiversity – are complex problems that impact diverse public groups across multiple scales - and they require a spatial approach to make an impact.


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ERG Colloquium: Loka Ashwood: Democratic Deliberation and the Regulatory State: Contamination, Rural Anti-Governmentalism, and Possibilities for Social Action

Colloquium | February 19 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall

 Loka Ashwood, Auburn University

 Energy and Resources Group

Anti-governmentalism appears omnipresent in rural politics today, as scholars seek to understand its origins in order to counter in. Two bodies of work that rarely speak to each other - democratic deliberation and participatory action research - potentially offer significant insight into rural politics. I study the efficacy of democratic deliberation through a community-based research project on...   More >

Thursday, February 20, 2020

ESPM Seminar Series, Spring 2020: Dr. Angel Fernandez Marti (ESPM): Genomic approaches to understand key phenotypic traits in woody plants

Seminar | February 20 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Dr. Angel Fernandez Marti

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

Dr. Angel Fernandez Marti, postdoctoral fellow in ESPM will present: ”Genomic approaches to understand key phenotypic traits in woody plants.” Coffee will be available before the talk at 3:00PM in 139 Mulford. Open to the public.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Transportation and Climate Change: The Challenge of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Driving

Lecture | February 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Ethan Elkind, UC Berkeley

 Institute of Transportation Studies

UC Berkeley/UCLA Center for Law, Energy & the Environment Climate Program Director Ethan Elkind will present Transportation and Climate Change: The Challenge of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Driving at the ITS Berkeley Transportation Seminar Feb. 21, 2020 at 4 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining.