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Opportunities in Science at Lewis & Clark

Summer Science Brown Bag

Date: 12:00pm - 1:15pm PDT July 11, 2017 Location: Olin 301

Olin 301

The John S. Rogers Science Research Program


How seedling functional traits interact with environmental conditions to maintain forest diversity in an Amazonian rainforest
Student presenters: Holden Jones and Madeline Tracey
Faculty collaborator: Margaret Metz

Seedling dynamics and the role of oomycete pathogens in maintaining diversity in an old growth forest
Student presenters: Madeline Tracey and Nick Gerlach
Faculty collaborator: Margaret Metz

Identifying Clouds Using Neural Networks
Student presenters: Jeffrey Mullins and Sean Richardson
Faculty collaborator: Peter Drake and Jessica Kleiss

Investigations of the Acoustics of the Mandolin
Student presenters: Gerrick Heggarty and Sam Hunt
Faculty collaborator: Steve Tufte


Students discuss their research projects during a series of brown-bag talks on Tuesdays in June and July. Each presentation is 15 minutes; there are generally 3-4 talks per session. For more information about projects see project descriptions.

  • Tuesdays 12:00-1:15, in Olin 204 unless otherwise noted
  • Presentations are free and open to the public
  • Dessert provided

Event Cost


Event Contact

Amy Timmins
Administrative Coordinator