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Science Seminar Series

Spring 2015

Jan. 26

"Impacts Conservation Practices Have on Water Resources From Production Size Agricultural Fields in Northeast Arkansas"

Ms. Nadine Straitt
Environmental Sciences Masters Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Michele Reba

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

Feb 11

"Sex-Specific Foraging Habits and Roost Characteristics of the Evenings Bat in an Intensely Managed Forest in Arkansas"

Mr. Daniel Istvanko
Environmental Sciences Masters Thesis Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Virginie Rolland

8:00 a.m., ABI 107

March 2

CANCELLED

"The Effects of Prescribed Burning on the Eastern Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) Habitat Use and Demography in a Shortleaf Pine Bluestem Grass Ecosystem"

Mr. Robert E. Vernocy Jr. M.S.
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by: Dr. Thomas Risch

10:00 a.m., LSE 404

March 4

"Consumption of Oral Nicotine:  Its Effects on the Reproductive System and Nicotine Metabolism of Female Sprague-Dawley Rats"

Ms. Swapnali Halder
Molecular Biosciences Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Amy Pearce

8:00 a.m., ABI 107

March 9

"Assessing Foliar Ascorbate Content in a Rice Diversity Panel and Selected Mapping Population Lines with Varying Levels of Seedling Cold Tolerance"

Ms. Sonia Elizabeth Castillo Gonzalez
Environmental Sciences MS Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Argelia Lorence

9:00 a.m., ABI 107

March 27

"Determining Lung Cancer Subtypes and Identifying Gene Markers"

Mr. Daniel Johnson
Molecular Biosciences Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Xiuzhen Huang

11:00 p.m., ABI 220

March 31

"Development of a Wireless Sensor Network for Real-tie Remote Irrigation Management and Control"

Mr. Yin-Lin Chiu
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Michele Reba

2:00 p.m., ABI 107

April 3

"Determining Effectiveness of Agricultural Conservation Practices Using Water Quality Parameters in the Outlet Larkin Creek Watershed"

Ms. Sarah Vogt
Environmental Sciences MS Thesis Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Jennifer Bouldin

2:00 p.m., ABI 107

April 29

"In-situ Voltage Determination for the Electrodeposition of CulnS2 Thin Films for Photovoltaic Applications"

Mr. Jason Newell
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Robert Engelken

12:00 p.m., LSW 153

April 29

"The Effects of Prescribed Burning on the Eastern Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)  Habitat Use and Demography in a Shortleaf Pine Bluestem Grass Ecosystem"

Mr. Robert Vernocy
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Tom Risch

1:00 p.m., LSE 404