Biology

Mohammed Al Slamh Thesis Defense - Department of Biology

Mohammed Al Slamh will be defending his MS Thesis. His defense is scheduled for Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. His defense will occur virtually. If you are interested in joining Mohammed's video conference defense, please email tilahun.abebe@uni.edu to request the Zoom link. Mohammed's thesis title is: "Changes in the barley stem proteome in response to drought during grain filling."

Jennifer Redfern Thesis Defense - Department of Biology

Jennifer Lashbrook will be defending her MS Thesis. Her defense is scheduled for Friday, November 19th, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Her defense will occur virtually. If you are interested in joining Jennifer's virtual defense, please email james.jurgenson@uni.edu to request the Zoom link. Jennifer's thesis title is: "Virus Induced Gene Silencing of Fusarium verticillioides Pathogenicity Genes in Maize"

Alec Glidden Thesis Defense - Department of Biology

Alec Glidden will be defending his MS Thesis. His defense is scheduled for Monday, April 5, 2021 at noon. His defense will occur virtually due to COVID-19. If you are interested in joining Alec's video conference defense, please email mark.myers@uni.edu to request the video link. Alec's thesis title is: "Seed mix design and management techniques to improve multifunctionality and cost-effectiveness of tallgrass prairie reconstructions".

Brett Gourley Thesis Defense - Department of Biology

Brett Gourley will be defending his MS thesis on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Brett's thesis title is: "ARTHROPOD FAUNA OF POCKET GOPHER (GEOMYS BURSARIUS) BURROW SYSTEMS". Brett's defense will occur in McCollum Science Hall, Room 037. The defense will also be broadcast via Zoom if you are unable to attend in person. If you would like to request the Zoom link, please contact John Ophus at john.ophus@uni.edu

Amanda Stump Thesis Defense - Department of Biology

Amanda Stump will be defending her MS thesis. Her defense is scheduled for Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 10:00 AM.  Her defense will occur virtually due to COVID-19. If you are interested in joining Amanda's video conference defense, please email Biology@uni.edu to be added to the list of attendees. Amanda's thesis title is: "Evaluation of the csr1-2 allele from Arabidopsis thaliana CS3102 as an imazapyr herbicide resistance marker for biolistic transformation of the shoot apical meristem".

Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit

Thomas Dean, author, headlines the second seminar of the Tallgrass Prairie Center's 2020 Restoration and Management series. He will read from the book and discuss how the short essays and photographs came together, as well as start conversations to inspire new understandings of the Midwestern tallgrass prairie through word and image. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.