Weekly science calendar

Submitted by Center for Global Change
Phone: (907) 474-5818


Tuesday, Nov. 7

4-5 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry seminar
A Gut Feeling about Learning and Memory: Ghrelin, Synaptic Spine Density, and Learning and Memory Performance in Mice
Ann Wilson, undergraduate student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UAF
Information: Clara Deal, (907) 474-1875 or UAF Chemistry Department

Wednesday, Nov. 8

10 a.m. - Natural Sciences Facility Commons
UAF Career Services
Natural resources/natural sciences career day
Information: Career Services (907) 474-7596

1 p.m. - 417 IARC
International Arctic Research Center seminar
Mineralization of Soil Organic Matter of Tundra Soil from Beaufort Sea Coast, Alaska: In Relation to Dissolved Organic Carbon
Fugen Dou, IARC, UAF
Information: Jessie Cherry or http://www.iarc.uaf.edu/

1 p.m. - 010 West Ridge Research Building (WRRB)
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center Science seminar
Computational Methods and Challenges in Image Analysis of Porous Media
Masha Prodanovic, Institute of Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas, Austin
Information: Daniel Pringle

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Institute of Marine Science seminar
Mesoscale Eddies in the Gulf of Alaska and Their Impact on Shelfbreak Processes and Primary Production
Markus Janout, graduate program in marine science and limnology, UAF
Information: Natalie Monacci, John Kelley or http://www.sfos.uaf.edu/events/

Thursday, Nov. 9

2-3 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics Seminar
Phylogenetic Inference: When can we be sure our techniques are valid?
John Rhodes, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UAF
Information: Trina Roberts (907) 474-1195

Friday, Nov. 10

3:30 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Life Sciences Seminar Series, sponsored by the Institute of Arctic Biology and the Department of Biology and Wildlife
Free Global Online Data: IPY's Legacy and What It Means for Research and Teaching
Falk Huettmann, Institute of Arctic Biology, UAF
Information: http://www.iab.uaf.edu/events/events.php or (907) 474-7640

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics seminar
The Permian Tectonic and Sedimentary Record of Northwest China: Constraints on the Evolution of Vast Lakes in Northeast Pangea
Marwan Wartes, Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys
Information: (907) 474-7565

3:30 p.m. - 531 Duckering Building
Water and Environmental Research Center seminar
Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) and Discharge Relationship Using Remote Sensing Data
Ipshita Majhi, Ph.D. student in Engineering
Information: Doug Kane

3:30 p.m. - 304 Eielson Building
Anthropology Colloquium Series
The Beck Site: Preliminary Results from the Excavation of a Gold Rush Business and Military Site near Eagle, Alaska
Tom Gillispie, Robert Sattler and Tom Gamza, Tanana Chiefs Conference
Information: Anthropology Department (907) 474-7288

3:45 p.m. - Globe Room, 215 Elvey Building
Department of Physics Journal Club
Check http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/journal_club.htm or call (907) 474-7339 to see if there's a presentation scheduled for this week and to confirm the location.

Undergraduate Support Opportunity
The Alaska INBRE Program announces a competition for spring semester 2007 Undergraduate Student Project Support (USPS). Deadline is Nov. 27, 2006. For information and application, please e-mail inbre@alaska.edu or call Sue Hills at (907)474-5106 or Cathy Griseto (907) 474-1527.