WCSU Covid-19 Information Fall 2021

MS in Integrated Biological Diversity

Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

2021 Lake Symposium (Click here to register)

  • October 18, 7-9 p.m
  • November 15, 7-9 p.m.
  • December 13, 7-9 p.m.

Zebra Mussel Monitoring PSA. Watch here

Grass Carp Risk Assessment Workshops. Learn more here

 

PAST EVENTS

In many cases, past events have been recorded and can be accessed by clicking here.

Saturday, April 17, 2021: Northeast Sigma Xi Regional Conference. Hosted by WCSU. Learn more.

Saturday, May 1, 2021: Graduate student trip to Outer Island in Branford, CT.

Monday, August 23, 2021: Pizza lunch for current and incoming graduate students.

Thursday, March 18, 2021: Dr. Emile Gluck-Thaler, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, will be sharing his work entitled “Gene Clusters and the Evolution of Fungal Metabolic Traits.”  

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 @ 7pm (virtual): Restoring the Norwalk River: Working to mediate over 200 years of negative impacts.  MS student Kelly Nealon will present her thesis work.

Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 @ 7pm (virtual): Third Night of the Fall 2020 Regional Lake Communities Symposium
“Strategies beyond grass carp for managing aquatic plant growth”
Based on the conversation started in 2019, stakeholders will be able to understand how they can help prioritize economic interests in Connecticut Lakes. Invited lake community representatives: Candlewood Lake Authority, Lake Housatonic, Ball Pond, Lake Zoar, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Waubeeka and others.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 @ 4pm (virtual): Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents Chad Roy, director of infectious disease aerobiology at the Tulane National Primate Center. Aerobiology and transmission of of COVID-19 virus.

Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 @ 7 pm (virtual): Second Night of the Fall 2020 Regional Lake Communities Symposium – “Using Data to Assess our Lakes”
Based on the conversation started in 2019, stakeholders will be able to understand how they can help prioritize economic interests in Connecticut Lakes. Invited lake community representatives: Candlewood Lake Authority, Lake Housatonic, Ball Pond, Lake Zoar, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Waubeeka and others. 

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 @ 4pm (virtual): Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents medical anthropologist Ruthanne Marcus, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. COVID-19 transmission in homeless populations.To learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/seminar/

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 @4 pm (virtual): Join the Biology Department’s students, faculty, and staff in 
Biology Follies – annual showcase their performance talents and skills. It’s a fun way to bring the Biology Department together. Think “America’s Got Talent” for the Biology Dept!

Monday, Sept. 28, 2020 @7 pm (virtual): First Night of the Fall 2020 Regional Lake Communities Symposium
“Reflecting on Invasive Plants and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) – continuing and new challenges”
Based on the conversation started in 2019, stakeholders will be able to understand how they can help prioritize economic interests in Connecticut Lakes. Invited lake community representatives: Candlewood Lake Authority, Lake Housatonic, Ball Pond, Lake Zoar, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Waubeeka and others. 
To  learn more visit: www.wcsu.edu/biology/lake-symposium-2020/

Thursday, Sept. 17 @ 4pm (virtual): Biology Department Research Seminar Series presents epidemiologist Kimberly Yousey-Hindes, Yale School of Public Health. COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Connecticut.

Monday, August 24, 2020 @ 1:30pm (virtual): New and Prospective Student Orientation. Come meet fellow graduate students and faculty.  Email pinout@wcsu.edu for meeting link and details.

 

2020 Lake Symposium