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Past Events

Jun
5
2019

Public Dissertation Defense: Lynnaun Johnson

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Lynnaun Johnson, PhD, presents his dissertation to the public. Congratulations Dr. Johnson!

May
31
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Dr. Holly Jones

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Holly Jones from NIU will be giving a seminar on her research.

May
24
2019

MS thesis defense: Marie Faust

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Marie Faust will defend her MS Thesis to the PBC community.

Apr
26
2019

PhD Public Defense: Jessa Finch

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Jessa Finch will present her successful dissertation defense to the PBC community! Congratulations Jessa!

Apr
26
2019

LEAP Annual Symposium

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Light Energy Activated Redox Processes (LEAP)

Info and RSVP Here Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Pancoe Auditorium, 2200 Campus Drive 4:00pm--5:00pm Keynote Address:Prof. Gerald J. Meyer,  Professor of Chemistry, UNC-Chapel...

Apr
25
2019

LEAP Annual Symposium

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Center for Light Energy Activated Redox Processes (LEAP)

Info and RSVP Here Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Pancoe Auditorium, 2200 Campus Drive 4:00pm--5:00pm Keynote Address:Prof. Gerald J. Meyer,  Professor of Chemistry, UNC-Chapel...

Apr
23
2019

Inaugural Earth Day Fair

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by sustainNU

All on campus are invited to attend the inaugural Northwestern Earth Day Fair. The Fair will offer an opportunity to learn what...

Apr
19
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Susan Deans and Adrienne Ernst

Apr
12
2019

Ice Cream With Experts

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by ISEN

Enjoy ice cream and talk research methodologies and instrumentation with bona-fide experts from the REACT Core Facility. Areas of expertise include:Fluid...

Apr
12
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar: Lauren Ponisio

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr Lauren Ponisio from UC Riverside, "Understanding the landscape and species characteristics that promote population and community resistance is essential...

Mar
30
2019

Earth Hour

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM, sponsored by sustainNU

As part of Northwestern's Sustainability efforts, the University will observe Earth Hour on Saturday, March 30, from 8:30 to 9:30...

Mar
22
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Lea Richardson and Justin Bain

Mar
15
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar: CANCELLED

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Tim Crews from The Land Institute. Topic: sustainable agriculture

Mar
8
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PhD candidate Anita Cisternas-Fuentes will present updates on her research to the PBC community. "Plant breeding system and primary pollinator...

Mar
1
2019

MS Thesis Defense

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Kat Andrews will defend her MS Thesis titled "Precipitation Frequency Negatively Impacts Plant Survivorship, Growth, Phenology, and Herbivory in Oenothera...

Feb
22
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Ann Sakai from UC Irvine, topic: Plant mating systems evolution

Feb
15
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Katie Wenzell, "Floral trait divergence and genetic structure in Castilleja (Orobanchaceae)" and Colby Witherup Wood "Using relative evolutionary rates to...

Feb
8
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Anita Cisternas-Fuentes

Feb
1
2019

CCSS Seminar (Guest Speaker TBA)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by ISEN

  The Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) is a strategic research center within the Institute for Sustainability and Energy...

Dec
19
2018

CCSS Seminar (Wolfgang Hölderich)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by ISEN

"Chemical Transformations Using Heterogeneous Catalysis: on the Examples of Fragrances and Flavors" Featuring: Wolfgang Hölderich of RWTH Aachen University, GermanyLocation: Ryan...

Dec
5
2018

Evanston Aims for Climactic Changes

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Energy Technology Group (NETG)

The City of Evanston recently committed to 100% renewable electricity by 2030, carbon neutrality and zero waste by 2050. Can...

Nov
30
2018

Guest Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PBC Alum M. Kate Gallagher will present her research to the PBC community. Experimental environmental change alters plant–pollinator interactions and seed...

Nov
16
2018

Guest Speaker Seminar: Hollis Woodard

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest Speaker Dr. Hollis Woodard will present her research to the PBC community. The secret life of bumble bee queens: experimental...

Nov
6
2018

CCSS Seminar (Veronique Van Speybroek)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by ISEN

Prof. Veronique Van SpeybroekGhent University, Belgium Noon in Ryan 4003 Tuesday 11/6/2018 Prof. Veronique Van SpeybroekGhent University, Belgium Noon in...

Oct
26
2018

Guest Speaker Seminar: Heather Briggs

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest Speaker Dr. Heather Briggs, Causes and Consequences of Pollinator Foraging Behavior The central theme of my research is to understand how...

Oct
9
2018

Catalysis Club of Chicago Speaker Series (Ray Gorte)

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by ISEN

Title: Fabrication of Nano-Structured Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Speaker: Ray GorteDepartment of Chemical Engineering University of Pennsylvania Tuesday October 9, 2018 Ryan...

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