Kai Burington (advisor: John Stireman) will defend her PhD dissertation entitled "Evolution and diversity of tachinid flies through the lens of the tribe Blondeliini (Insecta: Diptera: Tachinidae)" on Aug. 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM in Biological Sciences 103. All students and faculty are welcome to attend the open presentation portion of the defense. Good luck on your defense, Kai!
The Spring 2017 Newsletter for the Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program (PDF) is now available for download.
Congratulations to Libby Roberson on receiving a Graduate Excellence Award!
The Carmichael Lecture is free and open to the public. To see the full description of the lecture, please download the Carmichael Lecture Announcement.
Who: Dr. Marco Tedesco, Ph.D. (Columbia University)
Where: GANDHI AUDITORIUM, WHITE HALL, WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY
When: TUESDAY, APRIL 4TH, 2017, 5:00 PM...
The College of Science and Mathematics’ Environmental Sciences, Ph.D. program is constructed to provide skills and training to better understand and solve complex environmental problems, such as those caused by anthropogenic pollutants, invasive species, habitat fragmentation and loss of biodiversity, that can affect both human and ecosystem health. Since fall semester, six new students have joined the Environmental Sciences, Ph.D. program.
Dr. Shawn Devlin, an alumnus of our Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program, was recently recognized by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography for an outstanding peer-reviewed paper in the aquatic sciences. To read more about Shawn's work, please visit the ASLO website where the complete article is published.
Safia Janjua, a first-year Environmental Sciences PhD student, was awarded $20,000 from the Panthera Sabin Snow Leopard Grant Program for her proposal "Genetic insight of last surviving snow leopard population of Pakistan employing next generation sequencing for its improved conservation and management.” Because snow leopards are endangered, secretive, and cryptic, they are very difficult to study in the wild. Safia’s award will enable her to design and optimize genetic probes for...