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Fertile Underground: How Soil Microbes Provide Solutions for Agriculture and the Environment

Jessica Chiartas PhD Candidate Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources UC, Davis Some might think dirt is useless and disgusting but it is actually very important to our ecosystem and…

From  Jeff Layne on October 24th, 2019 0 likes 68 plays 0  

Plant Evolutionary Biology

Dr. Ben Blackman Department Plant & Microbial Biology University of California, BerkeleyDr. Ben Blackman describes his lab's major interests where his group tries to understand the molecular…

From  Jeff Layne on October 8th, 2019 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Pollinator-mediated interactions in experimental arrays vary with neighbor identity

Dr. Melissa Ha Department of Biology and Ecology Yuba College Interactions between species can vary with context. Dr. Melissa Ha investigated how indirect competition and facilitation between plant…

From  Jeff Layne on June 19th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

BioGeoTherapy: Reversing Climate Change by Regenerating Land and Ocean Ecosystems

From  Jeff Layne on March 29th, 2019 0 likes 162 plays 0  

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…

From  Jeff Layne on September 13th, 2018 0 likes 4,178 plays 0  

Brewing a Successful Sustainability Program

Cheri Chastain Sustainability Manager Sierra Nevada Brewing Company The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, founded and still headquartered in Chico, is known not only for its award-winning beers, but…

From  Jeff Layne on March 19th, 2018 2 likes 152 plays 0  

Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula

Dr. Dylan Orion Burge University of California Los Angeles Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and…

From  Jeff Layne on May 9th, 2017 0 likes 121 plays 0  

Biological Sciences Career Fair - Ecology and Natural Resources

Jody Gallaway Darren Minier Linnea Hanson John Sandberg Four professionals share how their college degrees in biological sciences have led to fulfilling careers in the field of Ecology and…

From  Jeff Layne on February 20th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Alpine Plants: Their Adaptations & Use as Biological Indicators of Climate Change

Dr. Jim Bishop California and Nevada Region of the GLORIA project Since 2004, Dr. Bishop has been an active participant in a project called GLORIA (Global Observation Research In Alpine…

From  Jeff Layne on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 171 plays 0  

The Special Biology of Rats

Debbie "The Rat Lady" Ducommun Debbie Ducommun is a CSU, Chico alumna who became known as “The Rat Lady” when she worked for 10 years in the Psychology Department lab, taking…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2016 0 likes 75 plays 0  

Activation of a Rice Immune Receptor by a Bacterial Peptide

Dr. Rory Pruitt Post-Doc Fellow, Ronald Lab, UC Davis Rice is an important source of food for half of the world’s population. In this presentation, Dr. Rory Pruitt explains that two of the…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0