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Recent OSU Publications Related to the Subsurface Biosphere
Behrens, S., M. F. Azizian, P. J. McMurdie, A. Sabalowsky, M. E. Dolan, L. Semprini, and A. M. Spormann. 2008. Monitoring Abundance and Expression of "Dehalococcoides" sp. Chloroethene Reductive Dehalogenases in a PCE-Dechlorinating Flow Column. Applied & Environmental Microbiology (August 2008).
Chastanet, J., and B. D. Wood. 2008. Mass transfer process in a two-region medium. Water Resources Research 44:W05413 (May 2008).
Haggerty, R., A. Argerich, and E. Marti. 2008. Development of a "smart" tracer for the assessment of microbiological activity and sediment-water interaction in natural waters: The resazurin-resorufin system. Water Resources Research 40:W00D01 (August 2008).
Starkenburg, S. R., D. J. Arp, and P. J. Bottomley. 2008. D-Lactate metabolism and the obligate requirement for CO2 during growth on nitrite by the facultative lithoautotroph Nitrobacter hamburgensis. Microbiology 154:2473-2481 (August 2008).
Thomas, C., J. G. Martin, M. Goeckede, M. B. Siqueira, T. Foken, B. E. Law, H. W. Loescher, and G. Katul. 2008. Estimating daytime subcanopy respiration from conditional sampling methods applied to multi-scalar high frequency turbulence time series. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 148:1210-1229 (April 2008).
Wood, B. D. 2007. Inertial effects in dispersion in porous media. Water Resources Research 43: W12S16 (December 2007).
Thursday, September 18, LaSells Stewart Center. University Day.
Thursday, September 25 3:30-5:00 p.m., Burt 193. Oregon Climate Change Research Institute - Candidate Seminar. Speaker: Dr. David Gutzler, University of New Mexico, "Analyzing and Discussing Climate Change Lessons from the Southwest."
Friday, October 3. Abstract Deadline for the National Ground Water Association, Ground Water Summit, April 19-23, Tucson, Arizona.
October 3-4, Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, OR. Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Fall Conference. All individuals with an interest in molecular biosciences are invited to attend and participate. The fall conference will feature excellent science from invited guests, OSU faculty, students and staff, and a fun set of social activities. The early registration deadline is September 12.
Monday, October 6, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Burt 193.Oregon Climate Change Research Institute - Candidate Seminar. Speaker: Dr. Dan White, University of Alaska: "Climate Change Adaptation: An Opportunity Not to be Missed."
Wednesday, October 8. Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar Series Begins. The first speaker is Soren Impey from OHSU.
Monday, October 13 - Tuesday, October 14, CH2MHill Alumni Center, OSU, Corvallis. Assessing the Response of Streams to Contemporary Forest Practices: A Conference on Paired Watershed Studies. The purpose of this conference is to report on the state-of-the-science of the environmental effectiveness of contemporary forest practices. The conference will feature reports on preliminary results, current status, and future directions for the three WRC paired watershed studies. Also, results will be presented from similar research from throughout the Pacific Northwest. The early registration deadline is Sept 16.
Opportunities for Students
2008 Fulbright Program for U.S. Students. The U.S. Student Fulbright Program operates in more than 140 countries worldwide; grants are available in all fields of study. You can apply if you are a graduating senior; hold a B.S./B.A. degree; or are a master's or doctoral degree candidate and are thinking of studying, teaching or conducting research abroad. Contact Marit Legler OSU Fulbright Advisor for more information. Applications due: September 29, 2008.
Sigma Xi, Research Grants for Undergraduate and Graduate Students. Sigma Xi, a scientific organization, offers grants-in-aid to fund research in science and engineering disciplines. Grant amounts range from $100 to $1,000 (with an average award of $600). Deadlines are October 15 and March 15.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Consider applying for one of these prestigious fellowships! They provide three years of support for graduate study leading to research-based master’s or doctoral degrees and are intended for students who are in the early stages of their graduate study. Applications are due November 3-12, depending on discipline.
NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology. These fellowships support recent recipients of doctoral degrees. Currently the targeted programs are:
Applications are due: November 3, 2008.
Funding Opportunities for Faculty
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