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September 2017

Structural Dynamics of Adult Peripheral Neurons

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, orono, ME United States + Google Map

Ben Harrison, Ph.D. University of New England Dr. Harrison has a Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Genetics from the University of Wales and a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He received postdoctoral training in Neuroscience and Bioinformatics with Jeff Petruska and Eric Rouchka at the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center, University of Louisville. His research focuses on the molecular mechanisms that control neuron growth in the adult/developed nervous system. As a new faculty member,…

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Unisexual Salamanders: The Evolution and Ecology of Strange Reproduction

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall, Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Dr. Robert Denton University of Connecticut

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Arsenic Compounds in the Marine and Terrestrial Environment: From Analytical Considerations to Implications for Human Health.

September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
203 Hitchner Hall, Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

The School of Marine Sciences and Department and Molecular and Biomedical Sciences present Dr. Brian Jackson Dartmouth University Arsenic is a non-essential element and, at elevated concentrations, the inorganic forms of arsenic are toxic to life. However, arsenic also has a rich biochemistry and approaching 100 organo-arsenic compounds, including arseno-sugars and arseno-lipids, have been identified in marine and terrestrial life. Synthetic arsenic-based antibiotics have been used in livestock farming and inorganic and simple methylated arsenic compounds have been widely used…

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Forestry in Chile: Past, Present, and Future

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall, Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources presents Dr. Christian Salas Universidad de La Frontera Temuco, Chile If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Cindy Paschal, School of Forest Resources, as early as possible at 581-2841 or cpaschal@maine.edu to discuss your needs.

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Risk Perceptions of Metallic Mineral Mining in Maine

September 26 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
204 Nutting Hall, Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Thesis Defense Andrew Morgan Event Host: Dr. Sandra de Urioste-Stone For more information or a disability accommodation, please contact Dr. Sandra de Urioste-Stone at sandra.de@maine.edu or 581-2885.

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Sustainability Success Through Community Conservation.

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
354 Aubert Hall, 354 Aubert Hall
Orono, ME United States
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The School of Marine Sciences presents Dr. Anthony Charles St. Mary’s University Host: Josh Stoll All School of Marine Science seminars are in Room 354, Aubert Hall at 11:00 a.m. on Fridays. Refreshments are available at 10:45 a.m. A voluntary brown bag lunch involving the speaker will follow the seminar to generate interdisciplinary discussions around the presented marine science topic. For more information, contact Susan Brawley at brawley@maine.edu.

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How bacteria affect the cornea

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
203 Hitchner Hall, Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Department of Molecular & Biomedical Sciences Hitchner and Staples Seminar Series Kimberly M. Brothers, PhD Research Instructor Department of Ophthamology, University of Pittsburgh

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October 2017

Proposal Seminar: Characterizing Poaching as a Threat to Giraffe in Northern Kenya

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall, Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Kirstie Rupert UMaine

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An overview of research progress on NASA’s Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE)

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
107 Norman Smith Hall, orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Scott Goetz | Professor | School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems | Northern Arizona University The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust. If you are a person with a disability and need an…

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Using Molecular Biology to Solve Intractable Questions About Harmful Algal Blooms

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
354 Aubert Hall, 354 Aubert Hall
Orono, ME United States
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The School of Marine Sciences presents Dr. Wayne Litaker NOAA Beaufort Host: David Townsend All School of Marine Science seminars are in Room 354, Aubert Hall at 11:00 a.m. on Fridays. Refreshments are available at 10:45 a.m. A voluntary brown bag lunch involving the speaker will follow the seminar to generate interdisciplinary discussions around the presented marine science topic. For more information, contact Susan Brawley at brawley@maine.edu.

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