Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend all or part of the competition.
|9:00||Opening remarks – Jessica Leahy, Interim Associate Dean for Research|
|9:10||Stream Dynamics in the Headwaters of Postglacial Watershed Systems – Brett Gerard, School of Earth and Climate Sciences|
|9:30||Exploring Confidence and Social Capital to Engage Maine Landowners in Informed Forest Stewardship – Ian Anderson, School of Forest Resources|
|9:50||Landscape Pattern and Wild Bee Communities in Maine – Brianne DuClos, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology|
|10:20||Incorporating environmental variability into assessment and management of American lobster (Homarus americanus) – Kisei Tanaka, Ecology and Environmental Sciences|
|10:40||Molecular mechanisms underlying triclosan effects on cellular signal transduction and mitochondrial function – Lisa Weatherly, Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering|
|11:00||Interpreting climate history from glacial geologic landforms in the mid – to high latitudes of the Southern Hemisphere – Courtney King, School of Earth and Climate Sciences|
|11:40||The effect of wild blueberry (Vaccinum angustifolium) bioactives (anthocyanins and phenolics) on endothelial cell migration and angiogenesis – Panagiotis Tsakirogiou, School of Food and Agriculture|
|12:00||Forest Products Trucking Industry in Maine: Opportunities and Challenges – Anil Koirala, School of Forest Resources|
|12:20||Linking Rising pCO2 and Temperature to the Larval Development, Physiology and Gene Expression of the American Lobster (Homarus americanus) – Jesica D. Waller, School of Marine Sciences|
|12:50||Ecological and Economic Impact of a Native Fungal Pathogen on New England’s White Pine Resource – Kara K.L. Costanza, School of Forest Resources|
|1:10||The forgotten cousin in freshwater community ecology; Tidal freshwater wetlands – Jack R. McLachlan, School of Biology and Ecology|
|1:30||Anadromous Sea Lamprey as Vectors of Marine-Derived Nutrients in Atlantic Coastal Streams – Daniel Weaver, Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology|
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