VANCOUVER, Wash.— Each semester Washington State University Vancouver science faculty coordinate a series of spring seminars on topics in science. The seminars are set for Mondays at 11 a.m. in the Engineering Life Sciences building, Room 12.

All sessions are free and open to the public. For more information call (360) 546-9630. WSU Vancouver is located at 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave., east of the 134th Street exit from either I-5 or I-205.

Jan. 14
“Prospecting for Ancient Air at the Greenland Ice Sheet Margin”
Ed Brook, Ph.D.; Washington State University Vancouver

Feb. 11
“Experimental Research Investigating Salt Marsh Plant Community Ecology in the Pacific Northwest”
Sally Hacker, Ph.D.; Washington State University Vancouver

Feb. 25
“Evolution of RNA in vitro: Molecular Heritability and the Origins of Recombination”
Niles Lehman, Ph.D; Portland State University

March 4
“Science and the Media”
Richard Hill, The Oregonian

March 11
“Molecular Mapping of Brain Pathways for Vocal Communication in Birds”
Claudio V. Mello, Ph.D.; Oregon Health Sciences University

March 25
Andrew Storfer, Ph.D.; Washington State University

April 1
“Effects of Competition on Costs of Resistance and Tolerance: The Defense-Stress Benefit Hypothesis”
Dave Siemens, Ph.D.; University of Oregon

April 8
“Impacts of Climate Change on the Pacific Northwest”
Amy Snover, Ph.D.; Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Oceans, University of Washington

April 15
“Salmon in the City”
Martin Baker, Salmon Team Director; Seattle Public Utilities

April 22
Robert Steneck, Ph.D; University of Maine

April 29
Vince Franceschi, Ph.D.; Washington State University

For more information, call the WSU Vancouver science program at (360) 546-9630.