Monday, March 1

DMCS Spring 2021 Seminar Series

Speaker: Dr. Jesse Cusack

When: 3:45–4:45 p.m.

Where: Virtual, Marine Sciences Building, George H. Cook Campus

Sponsor: Department of Marine and Coastal Science

Contact: QUINTIN DIOU-CASS, 207-213-3373

Tuesday, March 2

Alternative Careers in Science

When: 5:30–7:30 p.m.

Where: Off-Campus Location

Sponsor: SEBS Office of Academic Programs

Contact: Stacey Pontoriero, 848-932-7501

Wednesday, March 3

Conversion, Circumcision, and Ritual Murder: A Medieval Mystery, Unraveled

Speaker: Dr. Paola Tartakoff, Rutgers University

When: 7–8 p.m.

Where: Off-Campus Location

Sponsor: The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life

Contact: Darcy, 732-406-6584

Conversion, Circumcision, and Ritual Murder: A Medieval Mystery, Unraveled

Speaker: Dr. Paola Tartakoff, Chair, Department of Jewish Studies

When: 7–8 p.m.

Where: Off-Campus Location

Sponsor: The Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life

Contact: Jenny Gehrmann, 848-932-3571

Thursday, March 4

Rutgers-NASA ENIGMA: One Day Bioinformatics Boot Camp

Speaker: Various

When: 10 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Where: Off-Campus Location

Sponsor: Rutgers ENIGMA Astrobiology Program

Contact: Beatrice Birrer, 848-932-3436

Advancing Climate Justice: A Case Study From Providence Rhode Island

Speaker: Leah Bamberger, Jazandra Barros, Jesus Holguin, Monica Huertes

When: 12 Noon – 1 p.m.

Where: Environmental Science Building, George H. Cook Campus

Sponsor: New Jersey Climate Change Alliance

Contact: Marjorie Kaplan, 848-932-5739

Enabling evolutionary genomics with high-quality reference genome assemblies

Speaker: Dr. Anthony Geneva

When: 4–5 p.m.

Where: Off-Campus Location

Sponsor: Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolution

Contact: Marsha Morin, 848-932-3213

Friday, March 5

A lot to swallow: animal model insights into the biomechanical and neurological basis of infant feeding deficits

Speaker: Francois D.H. Gould, Ph.D.

When: 9:15–10:30 a.m.

Where: Off-Campus Location

Sponsor: Graduate Program in Endocrinology and Animal Biosciences and Department of Animal Sciences

Contact: Dr. Troy Roepke, 848-932-9454

Perspectives of entomologists in industry.

Speaker: Richard Cooper (Terminix), Erin Hitchner (Syngenta), Greg Rogers (Certis)

When: 11 a.m. – 12 Noon

Where: Off-Campus Location

Sponsor: Entomology

Contact: Francine Botti, 848-932-9774

Impact of spectra and light intensity on horticultural crops

When: 12:30–1:30 p.m.

Where: Off-Campus Location

Sponsor: Department of Plant Biology

Contact: Nalini Kaul, 848-932-6311

A Multi-platform Perspective of Shallow Convective Cloud Dynamics

Speaker: Dr. Katia Lamer

When: 2:30–3:30 p.m.

Where: VIRTUAL - SEE URL ABOVE FOR CALL , Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences, George H. Cook Campus

Sponsor: Dept. of Environmental Science, Mark Miller

Contact: Jeannie Nicewicz, 848-932-5762

An innovative, integrated technological prototype to enhance food safety and FSMA practices during cold chain transportation of fresh food

Speaker:  Carl Sciacchitano

When: 3–5 p.m.

Where: 120, Food Science & Nutritional Sciences West, George H. Cook Campus

Sponsor: Department of Food Science

Contact: Deborah Koch, 848-932-5429

Identification of key flavor-active compounds of fresh and roasted Zanthoxylum piperitum

Speaker: Yue Ji

When: 3–5 p.m.

Where: 120, Food Science & Nutritional Sciences West, George H. Cook Campus

Sponsor: Department of Food Science

Contact: Deborah Koch, 848-932-5429