George Moore lecture, 4 p.m., Room 102, Johnson Hall, 105 SW 26th St., Corvallis. Barbara Sherwood Lollar, professor of Earth sciences at University of Toronto, will present a technical scientific lecture, “Exploration of the Earth’s Deep Hydrogeosphere and Subsurface Microbial Life.”
"CRISPR Cas9 Gene Editing," noon, Room F-104, Lecture Hall, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Biology instructor Warren Coffeen will give a talk on the new field of gene editing and its implications in the areas of agriculture, medicine, genetics, embryo modification and organ donation, and other potential applications.
“Nutrition and Cancer in Epidemiological Studies,” 1 p.m., Room 115, Bray Conference Room, Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, 2631 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Yumie Takata, assistant professor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, will speak.
Master of Science defense, 10:30 a.m., Room 115, Richardson Hall, 3180 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. Richard Gabriel will present his research, “The Use of Terrestrial Laser Scanning and Computer Vision in Tree Level Modeling.” Gabriel is advised by major professor Jim Kiser.
Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar, 3:30 p.m., Room 4001, Agricultural and Life Sciences Building, 2750 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. Patrick Schloss, University of Michigan, will present “Understanding Disease through the Lens of the Microbiome.”
Master of Science defense, noon, Room 1420, Valley Library, 201 SW Waldo Place, Corvallis. Casey Steadman will present her research, “Natural Variability of Nitrogen and Phosphorus in a Forested Headwater Stream System in the Oregon Coast Range.” Steadman is advised by co-major professors Kevin Bladon and Alba Argerich.