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Chinook Salmon Restoration: A Species on the Edge

Dr. Steve Blumenshine Department of Biology CSU Fresno The Chinook salmon is culturally, economically, and resourcefully important to the Pacific Northwest. The majority of the fish come from Alaska…

From  Jeff Layne on March 10th, 2020 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Climate Change and the Existential Crisis: A Panel on Ethics and Actions

Dr. Mark Stemen Geography and Planning CSU, Chico Dr. Troy Jollimore Philosophy Department CSU, Chico Dr. Randy Larsen Philosophy Department CSU, Chico Haley Adams Associated Students…

From  Jeff Layne on November 22nd, 2019 0 likes 109 plays 0  

Fire Regime Alteration in Natural Areas

Michelle CoppolettaEcologist Sierra Casacade ProvinceUSDA Forest Service Managing public lands today is increasingly difficult in the face of climate change and changing wildfire regimes. Michelle…

From  Jeff Layne on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 68 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 44 plays 0  

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

Recorded: April 17, 2019

From  Jeff Layne on April 18th, 2019 0 likes 75 plays 0  

Engaging Young Children in Science and Literacy Learning: One Biology Majors Career Path

Dr. Char Moffit School of Education CSU, ChicoWhen it comes to science, how are kids educated in our schools? Why are districts restricting the amount of science we teach? Dr. Char Moffit, a biology…

From  Jeff Layne on December 5th, 2018 0 likes 65 plays 0  

Biomedical Optical Imaging and Machine Learning for Cancer and Disease Detection

Dr. Hassan Salehi Electrical and Computer Engineering Department CSU, Chico Dr. Salehi describes different machinery used to detect cancer and other diseases. From ultrasounds to lasers, detecting…

From  Jeff Layne on November 30th, 2018 0 likes 228 plays 0  

Representations of Female Homosexuality in Middle Eastern Contemporary Literature: Strategies and Critics

Zayer Baazaoui Ph.D. candidate in Literary, Cultural and Linguistic Studies University of Miami, Florida Zayer Baazaoui explains the connection between the development of society and the development…

From  Jeff Layne on November 5th, 2018 0 likes 173 plays 0  

Biomedical Optical Imaging and Machine Learning for Cancer and Disease Detection

Hassan S. Salehi, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering California State University, Chico Dr. Salehi goes into different biomedical sensing and imaging systems…

From  Jeff Layne on October 31st, 2018 0 likes 127 plays 0  

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…

From  Jeff Layne on October 23rd, 2018 0 likes 99 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 118 plays 0  

Energetics in ectotherms: Metabolic scaling, climate change, and swimming kinematics

Dr. Nicholas Carey Hopkins Marine Station Stanford University Dr. Carey reviews his research around the globe from anchovy movement to chitons to metabolic rates. The unifying theme of his…

From  Jeff Layne on April 27th, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

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…

From  Jeff Layne on February 27th, 2017 0 likes 55 plays 0  

Taphonomic Signature of Animal Scavenging

Lisa Bright Anthropology Department Graduate Student Graduate student Lisa Bright, whose specialty is forensic anthropology, presents her research regarding wildlife scavenging. The research is in…

From  Jeff Layne on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 129 plays 0