POSTER HALL 2: Climate, Environment, and Ecology

Kira Miller

Kira Miller

Chytridiomycosis is a cutaneous amphibian disease caused by the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), which has resulted in amphibian declines worldwide.
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Sarah King

Sarah King

The lakes of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, host microbial communities that grow into 3D structures, such as pinnacles, in the absence of physical or biologic perturbations.
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Anne Beulke

Anne Beulke

I’m use genetic and genomic tools to understand the variation in migration patterns in steelhead trout and Chinook salmon. These fish have a migration from freshwater to the ocean.
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Jonathan Aguinaga

Jonathan Aguinaga

Mixed-species groups are common in nature, but why they are so widespread remains unclear.
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Suzanne Lipton

Suzanne Lipton

I conduct my research on pasturelands of California’s Central Coast, where ranchers are interested in enhancing and preserving dung beetle communities because of the many ecosystem services they provide.
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B Hope Hauptman

B Hope Hauptman

1,2,3-Tricholoropropane (TCP) is an impurity common in nematicides applied to agricultural soils from the 1940s to the 1980s. Evidence from animal studies indicates that TCP is a probable human carcinogen.
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Mallory Harris

Mallory Harris

Anthropogenic climate change is increasing the likelihood and intensity of extreme weather events
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Berenice Baca-Ceballos

Berenice Baca-Ceballos

Asteroid sea stars in the cryptic species complex Leptasterias use a remarkable mode of brood-fostering.
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Alice Truong

Alice Truong

In my study, I examined the effects that an orally administered ospA vaccine would have on the acquisition and transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi.
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Mariah Angel Cuyson

Mariah Angel Cuyson

Lyme disease, caused by the pathogenic spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi and vectored by the tick species Ixodes pacificus on the West Coast, is one of the most commonly reported tick-borne diseases in the United States
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Meredith Lutz

Meredith Lutz

Social networks are important selective forces in primates’ environments and are known to exhibit structural changes based on ecological factors.
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Macall Hock

Macall Hock

Arctic ecosystems play a crucial role in global carbon cycling, storing a significant proportion of the world’s soil carbon pool.
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Jackie Galvez

Jackie Galvez

Artificial damming of freshwater rivers influences many aspects of stream ecology.
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Amanda Donaldson

Amanda Donaldson

Understanding how much water leaves hillslopes as evapotranspiration (i.e. evaporation and plant water use) is important for predicting water storage and movement within hillslopes.
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