2017 Tinker Research Symposium, Part III

Research talks

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Friday, November 17, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 6:30 pm | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street

An Emerald Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus prasinus) emerges from a tree cavity at Posada Montaña del Quetzal Private Reserve (Photo by Jiménez).
An Emerald Toucanet (Aulacorhynchus prasinus) emerges from a tree cavity at Posada Montaña del Quetzal Private Reserve. (Photo by Jiménez).

This symposium is a unique opportunity to learn about the current research done by UC Berkeley graduate students who spent last summer in Latin America. Field research grants were provided by CLAS with the generous support of the Tinker Foundation.

Schedule of Presentations for Friday

Schedule for: Monday, 11/13 | Thursday, 11/16

4:15 pm Nicole-Marie Cotton, African American and African Diaspora Studies
On the Cusp of Recognition: The Afro-Mexican Racial Moment in Mexico City
4:30 pm Rosa Alicia Jiménez, Integrative Biology
Avian Diversity in the Mountain Cloud Forests from Nuclear Central America
4:45 pm Drew Hart, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Climate, Climate Change, and the Functional Morphology of Epiphytes in Costa Rican Cloud Forest
5:00 pm Break
5:15 pm Jimena Diaz Leiva, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Leveraging Bioindicators to Track the Movement of Mercury from Aquatic to Terrestrial Food Webs in Madre de Dios, Peru
5:30 pm Sebastián Rubiano-Galvis, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Global Pollutants, Local Remedies: the Politics of Technoscience and Regulation of Mercury Abatement in Colombia
5:45 pm Vicente Tinoco, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
Sediment Management in Dams in the Andes
6:00 pm Robin Anne Fink, School of Public Health
Learning from Successful Intercultural Midwifery Models of Care: From Summer MPH internship at Centro Osa Mayor in Tulum, México to the Ecuadorian Amazon