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Virtual Student Research Flash Talks

The photo displays the diversity of gall wasps that are found both in the Arboretum and throughout the world.
The image displays the diversity of gall wasps that are found both in the Arboretum and throughout the world.

In honor of UC Davis' Undergraduate Research Week, students hosted flash talks on October 15 featuring the studies of three UC Davis students who are using the UC Davis Arboretum to conduct their research. Watch the video below to learn about their research and how it complements the university experience.

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  • 0:00 Start
    01:56 Introduction - Angelica M. Sauceda, Museum Scientist, Arboretum and Public Garden.
    02:50 "How Carp Biomass Influences Water Quality and Algal Blooms in the Arboretum Waterway." Presenter: Kim Luke, Junior Specialist, Durand Lab, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences.
    12:47 "Synchronized Blooms: Do Plant Chemical Signals Enhance Plant Fitness?" Presenter: Naomi Murray, UC Davis Plant Biology.
    21:49 "Tiny Treehouses: Gall Wasps and the Homes They Make in Plants." Presenter: Kasey Markel, PhD Candidate, Shih Lab. (Part 1)
    30:48 Information about the Undergraduate Research Center at UC Davis.
    34:35 "Tiny Treehouses: Gall Wasps and the Homes They Make in Plants." (Part 2)
    36:40 Question-and-answer segment.
    47:55 Closing remarks.

 

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