Weekly science calendar

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


Tuesday, Dec. 5

3 p.m. - 010 West Ridge Research Building
Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
Computer-aided Georeferencing, Restructuring and Presentation of Environmental Data Using Remote Servers
Valery Hronusov, Perm State University, Perm, Russian Federation
Information: Lorien Nettleton (450-8628)

4-5 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry seminar
A-kinase Anchoring Protein (AKAP) 150/79 in the Hippocampus: Exploration of Research Investigating the Localization of Neurochemical Phenomena
Abraham Harms-Smyth, graduate student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UAF
Information: Clara Deal, 474-1875 or UAF Chemistry Department

Wednesday, Dec. 6

4-5 p.m. - Biological Research and Diagnostics Building
919 Sheenjek Road, West Ridge
Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Biological Research and Diagnostics Building
Chancellor Jones invites all to attend this special event.
Information: 474-7581

Thursday, Dec. 7

1 p.m. - 201 Irving I
Institute of Arctic Biology faculty candidate seminar
Arsenic and Diabetes: The Epidemiologic Evidence
Mary Sexton, former chair of the Epidemiology Department at the University of Maryland; candidate for an IAB research faculty appointment.
Information: Michelle Dondanville (474-6230)

2-3 p.m. - Elvey Auditorium, 214 Elvey Building
Ecological and evolutionary genetics seminar
More Ducks: The Evolutionary Ecologies of North American Mergansers
John Pearce, U.S. Geological Survey and the Department of Biology and Wildlife, UAF
Information: Trina Roberts (474-1195)

Friday, Dec. 1

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
Conservation by Design: The Nature Conservancy's Science-based Approach to Conservation in Alaska
Amalie Couvillion, The Nature Conservancy of Alaska
Information: http://www.iab.uaf.edu/events/events.php or 474-7640/7412

3:30 p.m. - 201 Natural Sciences Facility
Department of Geology and Geophysics seminar
Annealing the Chicxulub Impact Crater: Tertiary Yucatan Carbonate Platform Development and Basin Infilling
Michael Whalen, Department of Geology and Geophysics and the Geophysical Institute, UAF
Information: 474-7565

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 474-7339 to see if there's a presentation scheduled for this week and to confirm the location.

2007 Global Change Student Grant Competition
Information and application packets will be available this week for the 2007 Global Change Student Research Grant Competition (http://www.cgc.uaf.edu or pick up from CGC in Room 306 IARC or from the Graduate School, Room 202 Eielson. Application deadline is Friday, February 23, 2007.