Nate Olson, PhD on advances in DNA sequencing

Nate Olson, PhD on advances in DNA sequencing

Nate Olson, PhD who holds a degree in Bioinformatics from the University of Maryland, has worked as a research biologist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology for 10 years. He is currently part of the NIST Genome In A Bottle team working on standards for whole human genome sequencing. His talk describes advances in DNA sequencing, how computer science is used to assist this, and more.

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Nancy Kinner on oil transport impacts

Nancy Kinner on oil transport impacts

Nancy Kinner, PhD, directs the University of New Hampshire’s Coastal Response Research Center and works on preventing environmental hazards. Here, she presents work on planning and mitigation for oil spills in the Bering Sea. 

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Kurt Sable on wildfire

Kurt Sable on wildfire

Kurt Sable has been a Hydrologist for the US Forest Service for 17 years, working for three different National Forests in Northern California. Kurt initiates and manages watershed restoration projects and conducts analysis for water and soil projects on National Forest system Lands including logging, fuels work, recreation, etc. He also works on Burned Area Emergency Response Teams, and this fall spent 14 days as the Lead Resource Advisor on the North Complex (6th largest fire in California history).

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Monaliza Noor on recycling contracts in California

Monaliza Noor on recycling contracts in California

Join us for the second of two talks in our waste management series, to pair with our brand new waste management curriculum (see link below)! Here, Monaliza Noor discusses her work in solid waste management and policy making, pertaining to a project the get all Californians recycling organic materials by 2022. 

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Amanda Cauble on wastewater treatment and COVID-19

Amanda Cauble on wastewater treatment and COVID-19

Join us for the first of two talks in our waste management series, to pair with our brand new waste management curriculum (see link below)! Here, Amanda Cauble discusses her work as an engineer in wastewater at Central Conta Costa Sanitary District, and explains a research project specific to COVID-19.

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