Dr. Kristy Duran, Adams State University, Professor of Biology, “Effects of Dwarf Mistletoe on Host Ecology”
Dr. Boris Jovanovic, Iowa State University, Term Assistant Professor in NREM- Aquatic Toxicology, “Microplastics in the Aquatic Environment”
Location: 225 US Highway 69, Ste. 5, Garner, IA
Dr. Mark Boyce, University of Alberta, Alberta Conservation Association Chair in Fisheries & Wildlife,“Wolves for Yellowstone: Predicting Dynamics”
Bina Thapa, Iowa State University, PhD Candidate in NREM with Dr. Peter Wolter, “Spatio-temporal Distribution and Modeling of Spruce Budworm Outbreak in Border Lakes Ecoregion Using Long-term Remote Sensing Data”
Emily Zimmerman will defend her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Identifying opportunities for co-production of commodities and water quality improvements in agricultural landscapes in the US Cornbelt” on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM in 333 Science II.
NREM Graduate Student Poster Symposium
Come show off your chili cooking skills! The competition categories include: Roadkill Chili (non-conventional meat), Veggie Victory, Five-Alarm, Crowd Pleasin' (guests' favorite), and overall Chili Champ. Prizes will be given out for the winner in each category!
Please email Emma Hashman (email@example.com) if you are interested in competing, judging, making a dessert, or helping out with the event.
Dr. Keith Gido, Kansas State University, Division of Biology
"Pockets of resistance: response of arid-land stream communities to climate, hydrology, and wildfire"
Dr. Bill Severud, University of Minnesota, Postdoctoral Research Associate
“Understanding the Complexities and Impact of Wolf Predation on a Declining Moose Population”
Alex’s thesis is titled "Rangewide Genetic Diversity and Population Structure and Within Basin Metapopulation Analysis of the Topeka Shiner (Notropis topeka) " The abstract of Alex’s thesis is included below.
Dr. Laura Jackson, University of Northern Iowa, Tallgrass Prairie Center
Dr. Craig Packer, University of Minnesota, Director of the Lion Research Center
“One is the loneliest number: The ecology of group living in African lions”
Molly Hansen, Executive Director of Iowa Rivers Revival, Des MoinesTitle:
Dr. Shawn Riley, Michigan State University, Fisheries and Wildlife
“Eat prey and love: dynamics of wild-harvested meat in Swedish (market) and American (non-market) societies”