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Into thinner air: How pikas live on the roof of the world and implications for their persistence

Recorded: April 17, 2019

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Elk in California: History, current status, and future of California’s largest land mammal

Tom Batter PhD Student Mammalian Ecology and Conversation Unit University of California Tom Batter, University of California, Davis, Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Unit, shares his California…

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Using Drosophila Melanogaster to Indentidy Chemicals That Confer Risk of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Kimberly Mulligan Assistant Professor Department of Biology Sacramento State University Dr. Kim Mulligan shares her research utilizing drosophila melanogaster (a species of fly) to…

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Unconditional Love for the Hood: Redefining Success in Our Communities

Jeff Duncan-Andrade, PhD San Francisco State Raza Studies and Education Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, associate professor of Raza Studies and Education…

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Data Science Information Session

Dr. Robin Donatello Dr. Gordon Wolfe Dr. Kevin Buffardi Dr. Arash NegahbanThe core components of Chico State’s Data Science program include math, computer science, and statistics, however…

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My Science Journey

Margie T. Borra-Garske, Ph.D. Margie T. Borra-Garske walks us through her experience in science throughout her education and career. She talks about her involvement in STEM and various science…

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A New Platform for Discovery of Novel HIV Host-Pathogen Interactions

Joe Hiatt, MSTP V, University of California, San Francisco Lab of Alex Marson MD, PhD Joe Hiatt explains the basic background, lifecycle, and risk levels for HIV. This worldwide epidemic starting in…

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Regenerating the Diversity of Life in Soils: Hope for Farming, Ranching and Climate

Dr. David Johnson Molecular Biologist New Mexico State University, and Adjunct Faculty, CSU, Chico Dr. David Johnson is a Molecular Biologist conducting research for the Institute for Sustainable…

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Many Religions, One Science

Dr. John Mahoney Faculty, CSU, Chico Biological Sciences Department Dr. John Mahoney not only uses PowerPoint slides and a lecture to make his points, he also plays guitar and sings. He notes that…

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From Micro to Macro: The Trophic Regulation of a Multispecies Protective Mutualism

Dr. Elizabeth Pringle Faculty, University of Nevada, Reno In this presentation, Dr. Elizabeth Pringle explains – and provides examples of – mutualism in the natural world. She…

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The Evolutionary Basis of Premature Migration in Pacific Salmon Highlights the Utility of Genomics for Informing Conservation

Dr. Michael Miller Faculty, Department of Animal Science, UC Davis Dr. Michael Miller has been researching how genetics can be used to understand variations in natural populations, and how that…

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The Genomics of Physiological Resilience in Killfish

Dr. Andrew Whitehead Department of Environmental Toxicology, UC Davis Dr. Whitehead studies the resistance and resilience of species to environmental stress exposure; he uses the killifish as his…

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The Wonderful World of Lauxanioid Flies, and the Solution to a 100 Year Old Mystery

Dr. Steve Gaimari Plant Pest Diagnostics Center, California Department of Food and Agriculture Steve Gaimari is very enthusiastic about his specialty – the study of flies – and has a…

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The Role of Homer Scaffolding to Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 in Mouse Models of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Katie Collins Faculty, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico By studying behavior in mice, Dr. Katie Collins hopes to learn more about Fragile X syndrome in humans. Fragile X is the…

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The Role of MUTYH in Cancer Progression

Dr. Alan Raetz Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Dr. Raetz, a graduate of the CSU, Chico biological sciences master’s degree program, discusses how DNA damage and repair relates to…

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The Human Microbiome- Effects of Epinephrine on Microbiome and Biofilm

Dr. Robert Crawford CSU, Sacramento Dr. Robert Crawford and his student lab assistants at CSU, Sacramento study microbiomes and how they affect wound healing, with an emphasis on diabetic foot…

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