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Graduate Defense Calendar

Upcoming Graduate Student Defenses

As defenses are scheduled, they will appear below in chronological order.
Note: Unless otherwise stated, The public is invited to attend graduate student defenses.

DateStudent, Program, Advisor, TitleTime and Location
2/15/2019NAME:Michael Ottenlips
PROGRAM:MS Biology
ADVISOR:Jim Smith, Biological Sciences
TITLE:Lewis's Lost Lomatium Found: Investigating Species Boundaries in the Rare Plant Species subcomplex, Lomatium packardiae/anomalum
1:45 - 2:45 PM
Multipurpose 118
2/25/2019NAME:Andrii Zaiats
PROGRAM:MS Biology
ADVISOR:Trevor Caughlin, Biological Sciences
TITLE:Intraspecific Variability in Plant-plant Interactions and Root Architecture of Artemisia tridentata
10:00 - 11:00 AM
SCIENCE 147
3/4/2019NAME:Jonas Frankel Bricker
PROGRAM:MS Biology
ADVISOR:Merlin White, Biological Sciences
TITLE:The Endosymbiotic Gut Fungus Zancudomyces culisetne Influences Microbiome Dynamics in the Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Education 109
3/8/2019NAME:Hanna McCaslin
PROGRAM:MS Raptor Biology
ADVISOR:Julie Heath, Biological Sciences
TITLE:Dispersal and Distributions in the Era of Global Change: Patterns and Mechanims of Individual Dispersal and Distributional Shifts in North American Birds
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Multipurpose 118
3/11/2019NAME:Mitchell Levenhagen
PROGRAM:MS Biology
ADVISOR:Jesse Barber, Biological Sciences
TITLE:Ecosystem Services Provided by Soundscapes Link People to Wildlife
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Education 110
4/19/2019NAME:Chrstine Hayes
PROGRAM:MS Raptor Biology
ADVISOR:David Anderson, The Peregrine Fund
TITLE:Old Enemies with New Problems? Investigating the Ecological Relationship Between Ridgway's Hawk and the Parasitic Nest Fly Philornis pici
1:00 - 2;00 PM
Science 147
4/24/2019NAME: Jennifer Brown
PROGRAM: MS Biology
ADVISOR: Ian Robertson, Biological Sciences
TITLE: Seed Predation by Owyhee Harvester Ants and the Potential of Seed Introductions in Recovery Efforts for Slickspot Peppergrass
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Science 147