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CSI Seminar Schedule for the Spring Semester 2022

CSI Brown Bag Seminar Spring 2022 Schedule

The Spring 2022 CSI Seminar will be held in PAIS 1010 and online, via Zoom, and will be moderated by Dr. Seth Newsome (

All seminars begin at noon on the date listed below. Room 1010 is located in PAIS 1st floor, next to (south of) the main entrance.

January 31st: Zachary Sharp (UNM, Earth and Planetary Sciences): Applications of triple oxygen isotopes of CO2 in natural sciences

February 7th: Oliver Shipley (UNM, Biology): Link community assembly with consumer body condition – an amino acid isotope approach

February 14th: Emma Elliott Smith (Smithsonian Institution): Archaeological and Stable Isotope Data Reveal Patterns of Fishing Across the Food Web on California’s Channel Islands

February 28th: Anthony Gargano (UNM, Earth and Planetary Sciences): Salt in the solar system

March 7th: Asta Rand (Memorial University of Newfoundland): Multi-isotopic (C, N, & S) insights into maya subsistence practices and migration

March 21st: Page Chamberlain (Stanford University): TBA

March 28th: Catherine Peshek (UNM, Earth and Planetary Sciences): Records of Ancient Oceanic Crust: A Triple Oxygen Isotope Study of Mantle Eclogite

April 4th: Alexi Besser (UNM, Biology): Microbial biofilms mediate terrestrial to aquatic food web linkages in the Middle Rio Grande

April 11th: Keith Prufer (UNM, Anthropology): Using ancient DNA and multi-isotopic methods to reconstruct Holocene population dynamics and dietary shifts in neotropical foragers and farmers

April 18th: Erick Cano (UNM, Earth and Planetary Sciences): Triple oxygen isotopes in lunar soils, meteorites, and rocks

April 25th: Nico Lubcker (UNM, Biology): TBA

May 2nd: Nadia Neff (UNM, Anthropology): Untangling carbohydrate and protein source contributions in the diets of a neotropical foraging-to-farming population using carbon stable isotope analysis of amino acids

May 9th: David Burt (Stony Brook University): The Immediate Aftermath - Contextualizing the Products of Meteorite Impacts with Clumped Isotopes