Soup & Science NREL/ESS Spring 2020 Seminar Series Schedule

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Please join us each week to learn from the best and brightest at the cutting edge of sustainability and ecosystem science. Seminars are held each Friday from 12-1pm in NESB room B218.

We will continue to host researchers from CSU, invited speakers, tech talks/workshops, and graduate students seeking to share their work with a friendly audience. Speakers highlight original research that connects the departmental foci of social, physical, and ecological sciences. Volunteers will provide soup every week. All seminars are free and open to the public, although donations are encouraged for soup.

Date Presenter(s) Seminar Topic
1/31 Dr. Rickey Frierson The Road Less Traveled
2/07 Dr. Claudia Boot The Ecosystem Metabolome: Integrator of Properties and Function
2/14 Dr. Erin Buchholtz
2/21 Dr. Amy Burgin, Assoc. Prof University of Kansas Invited Visiting Speaker; microbial ecology, biogeochemistry and aquatic ecosystem ecology
2/28 Professional development with Dr. Francesca Cotrufo How to review a manuscript and respond to reviewer comments
3/6 Dr. Courtney Duchardt Understanding the role of disturbance in managing for imperiled rangeland birds
3/13 & 3/20 No Seminar – Enjoy Spring Break!
3/27 Peder Engelstad, Dr. Jocelyn Lavallee & Dr. Yao Zhang NREL/ESS scientist short talks
4/3 Dr. Stacy Lynn Exploring our roots and looking to the future
4/10 Alex Brooks, Laura van der Pol & Casey Barby NREL/ESS graduate student short talks
4/17 TBA
4/24 Professional development with Josh Zaffos, Communications Specialist, College of Liberal Arts, CSU Workshoping press releases or other popular science
5/1 Dr. Benjamin Houlton, UC Davis Professor and Chancellor’s Fellow, Director of the UC Davis John Muir Institute of the Environment Invited Visiting Speaker; climate change, bio-geo-chemical cycles and global modelling
5/8 Dr. Jeff Kasser, Associate Professor, College of Liberal Arts, CSU Philosophy of Science


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