Science Faculty Candidates

March 11th, 2005 by Adam

The Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry, Earth, Atmospheric, and Physical Sciences and the Center for the Environment invite you to four seminars by candidates for Assistant Professor of Plant Biology in Biological Sciences.

The presentations will take place in Boyd 001 as follows:

Thursday, March 10, 4 – 5 p.m.

Jennifer Nagel, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, “Is photosynthesis related to plant success? Exploring the importance of other (and less famous) aspects of leaf-level physiology.”

Friday, March 11, 3 – 4 p.m.

Natalie Cleavitt Ph.D., Cornell University, “Sugar maple decline in the Northeast: New dimensions uncovered by the Hubbard Brook Ecosystem study.”

Thursday, March 17, 3:20 – 4:20 p.m.

John Clark, Ph.D., Smithsonian Institution, “Systematics of the new world members of the plant family Gesneriaceae: a lab- and field-based approach for the study of biodiversity.”

Friday, March 18, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

R. Matthew Landis, Ph.D., Middlebury College, “Survival of the fastest: sapling performance and the population dynamics of tree species.”