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Leah M Domine

Clinical Faculty
Degree
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Office
Owens 391
Phone
(651) 962-5196
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5196
Fax
651.926.5201
Mail
OWS 352
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul MN 55105

Professional Interests

  • Role of shallow lakes in regional and global carbon cycling.
  • The biotic and abiotic controls on the metabolic balance of prairie pothole shallow lakes.
  • Decomposition of plants and algae in aquatic environments, and how this relates to carbon burial rate in lake sediments.
  • Physical and chemical characteristics of shallow lakes and how they differ spatially and temporally in macrophyte and algal-dominated wetlands.
  • The influence of fathead minnows and invertebrates on carbon cycling and burial in shallow lakes.

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
BIOL 207 - 05 Genetics Ecology Evolution M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OSS 327

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1040

Location:

OSS 327

Course Registration Number:

43123 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Leah M. Domine

A consideration of the mechanisms of heredity, evolution, population genetics, and population ecology emphasizing hypothesis testing, case studies, and quantitative and experimental approaches to population biology. Topics include: Mendelian genetics, genetic mapping, population genetics, selection theory and the process of adaptation, speciation, macroevolution and phylogenetics, and the growth and regulation of populations. Laboratory work emphasizes techniques for data analysis, including computer simulation and modeling. Three laboratory hours per week. This course fulfills the core-area in natural science in the Natural Science and Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning requirements in the core curriculum. Prerequisites: Co-enrollment in or previous credit for CHEM 111 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 207 - 59 Genetics Ecology Evolution/Lab - - - R - - - 0835 - 1135 OWS 264

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

0835 - 1135

Location:

OWS 264

Course Registration Number:

41036 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Leah M. Domine

A consideration of the mechanisms of heredity, evolution, population genetics, and population ecology emphasizing hypothesis testing, case studies, and quantitative and experimental approaches to population biology. Topics include: Mendelian genetics, genetic mapping, population genetics, selection theory and the process of adaptation, speciation, macroevolution and phylogenetics, and the growth and regulation of populations. Laboratory work emphasizes techniques for data analysis, including computer simulation and modeling. Three laboratory hours per week. This course fulfills the core-area in natural science in the Natural Science and Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning requirements in the core curriculum. Prerequisites: Co-enrollment in or previous credit for CHEM 111 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 207 - 60 Genetics Ecology Evolution/Lab - - - R - - - 1330 - 1630 OWS 264

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1630

Location:

OWS 264

Course Registration Number:

41037 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Leah M. Domine

A consideration of the mechanisms of heredity, evolution, population genetics, and population ecology emphasizing hypothesis testing, case studies, and quantitative and experimental approaches to population biology. Topics include: Mendelian genetics, genetic mapping, population genetics, selection theory and the process of adaptation, speciation, macroevolution and phylogenetics, and the growth and regulation of populations. Laboratory work emphasizes techniques for data analysis, including computer simulation and modeling. Three laboratory hours per week. This course fulfills the core-area in natural science in the Natural Science and Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning requirements in the core curriculum. Prerequisites: Co-enrollment in or previous credit for CHEM 111 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
BIOL 209 - 05 Biology of Sustainability M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OWS LL54

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

OWS LL54

Course Registration Number:

41123 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Leah M. Domine

Influences of humans on the global environment have reached unprecedented levels, increasing the need for society to strive to live in a sustainable manner. Many issues facing the environment have a biological basis. Thus, an understanding of basic biology is necessary to understand and address many environmental issues. This course will cover the fundamental biology involved with five environmental issues at the global scale: climate change, excessive nutrient loading into ecosystems, agricultural production, chemical contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Specific biological principles to be covered include energy and nutrient mass balance by organisms and ecosystems, homeostasis and organismal physiology, and population dynamics and conservation biology. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 208, or any 100-level GEOL, and CHEM 112 or CHEM 115

Schedule Details

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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location