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Science Seminar Series

Spring 2016

March 18

"Development of the Thermally Tolerant Pectin Methylesterase for Innovative Applications in Biomass Processing"

Mr. Jose C. Tovar
Molecular Biosciences Ph.D. Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

April 6

"Comparison of Water and Sediment Samples for Environmental DNA Detection of Rare Freshwater Fishes:  A Case Study Using the Federally Threatened Leopard Darter, Percina pantherina"

Ms. Taylor Lee
Environmental Sciences MS Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Brook Fluker

10:00 a.m., LSW 444

April 14

"Artificial Recharge of the Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer:  A Water Quality Study"

Ms. Klarissa Kahill
Environmental Sciences MS Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Michele Reba

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

May 26

"Analysis of Cache River Watershed:  Possible Sources for Impairments of Dissolved Led, Copper, and Total Dissolved Solids"

Ms. Molly Kennon-Lacy
Environmental Sciences MS Thesis Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Jennifer Bouldin


8:30 a.m., ABI 107

June 9

"Assessing the Contribution of Multiple Ascorbate Pathways to Abiotic Stress Tolerance Using Phenomic Approaches"

Ms. Lucia Acosta-Gamboa
Molecular Biosciences Ph.D. Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Argelia Lorence

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

June 10

"Nutrient Reduction Design for Sustainable Municipal Wastewater Treatment"

Ms. Lisa Ellington
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Jerry Farris

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

June 17

"Assessing Aquatic System Metabolism Response to Disturbance"

Ms. Traci C. Hudson
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Jerry Farris

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

June 24

"Study of the Role of the Chloroplastic and Endoplasmic Reticulum Ascorbate Subcellular Pools in Plant Physiology"

Ms. Jessica Patricia Yactayo-Chang
Molecular Biosciences Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Argelia Lorence

10:00 a.m., ABI 107