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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Studying Waterfowl Ecology in the Pacific Flyway: New Technology Leads to New Insights

Mike Casazza USGS Western Ecological Research Center Wildlife biologist Mike Casazza presents his research findings on California waterfowl. Mike discusses the movement of waterfowl and what they…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Regenerative Agriculture: Its Crucial Role in the Solution to Africa's Current Famine

Dr. Roland Bunch International Regenerative Agriculture Consultant & Author There is a serious drought in Africa, one in which more than 20 million people from Yemen to Tanzania are at risk of…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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