Department of Fisheries and Wildlife winter seminar, 4 p.m., room 206, Nash Hall, 2820 S.W. Campus Way. U.S. Geological Survey Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Leader and Oregon State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife professor of wildlife ecology Dan Roby will speak on “Resolving the Double-Crested Cormorant/Salmonid Issue in the Columbia River Estuary: Westward Migration of Large-Scale Cormorant Culls?”
Pest control talk, 3 p.m., room 107, Richardson Hall, 3180 S.W. Jefferson Way. Bill Moar, a senior entomologist and resistance specialist at Monsanto and an Oregon State University alumnus, will speak on Monsanto’s novel pest-control technology based on RNA interference. The lecture is titled "RNAi in Agriculture: A New, Highly Specific Pest-Control Method." After the lecture, Moar will present "Monsanto and Agriculture Biotechnology: Who We Are, What We Do, and Where Do We Go from Here?," and answer questions on Monsanto’s efforts to communicate and interact with the public and its stakeholders.
"Anthropology Tan Sack Series," noon, room 201, Waldo Hall, 2250 S.W. Jefferson Way. University of Oregon Psychology Professor Jennifer Freyd, a world expert on betrayal and abuse, editor of the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, co-author of "Blind to Betrayal (2013)" and author of the UO Sexual Violence Survey (2014), will lecture on the betrayal trauma experienced by sexually assaulted students poorly treated by their universities. The talk is titled “Research on Institutional Betrayal: The Case of Campus Sexual Assault."