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Natural & Applied Sciences

Spring Semester 2017

February 3 Kirti Yenkie, Post-doctoral researcher, Dept. of   Chemical and Biological Engineering, UW-Madison. Dr Yenkie's presentation is part of the UW-System Women and Science Postdoctoral Seminar Program Separation Networks for Recovery of Bio-Based Chemicals: A Roadmap for Matching Biological and Process Feasibility.
February 17 Mandeep Singh Bakshi, Chemistry Lecturer, Natural & Applied Sciences, UW-Green Bay

Dr. Mandeep Singh Bakshi, Chemistry Lecturer, Natural & Applied Sciences, will give a presentation on "Biomineralization of Sustainable Biomaterials: Biological Applications and Nanotoxicity" at this Friday's (Feb 17) NAS seminar. NAS seminars are held in the Environmental Sciences building (ES) room 301, 3:30-4:30 pm and are preceded by a social in ES 317 from 3:00-3:30 pm. Seminars are free and open to the public. The speaker list for the NAS Spring 2017 Seminar Series may be found at:

March 3 John Luczaj, Geoscience Professor, Natural and Applied Sciences, UW-Green Bay Aquifer Drawdown and Recovery in the Northeast Groundwater Mgmt Area, Wisconsin: A century of Groundwater Use
Seminar Series may be found at:
March 24

Marc Anderson, Former Professor and Chair Environmental Chemistry and Technology Program, UW-Madison Director of Energy Storage Division, Imdea Energia, Madrid, Spain

Building a Better Environment by Doing Things Porely
April 7 Toni Glymph-Martin
Senior Environmental Microbiologist
Wastewater Treatment: A Positive Role of Bacteria, Protozoa, and Metazoa.
Recommended reading prior to seminar: Glymph Martin recommended reading.pdf
Seminar Series may be found at:

April 21
Earth Week

Bill Tracey, Professor of Agronomy, UW Madison, Cliff Bar and Organic Valley Endowed Chair in Plant Breeding for Organic Agriculture The Creative Power of Plant Breeding and Applications Toward Sustainability. Dr. Tracy will discuss how plant breeding works to create new phenotypes, and how plant breeding can contribute to more sustainable and resilient agricultural systems.
Seminar Series may be found at: