Biology Departmental Seminars

Fall 2018

Fall 2018

Date

Speaker

Seminar Title

September 20
September 27  Michael Wu A worm’s guide into how cells detect and respond to environmental stress (Vet. Biomedical Sciences, WCVM)
October 4
October 11
October 18 Dave Messmer Influence of climate on population dynamics and demography of ducks  (Clark Lab)
October 25
November 1
November 8 Margaret Eng Direct effects of agricultural insecticides on fueling and behaviour in seed-eating migratory songbirds (Morrissey Lab)
November 15

Melanie Boudreau (PhD Candidate - Trent University)

The cascading effects of risk in the wild: how snowshoe hares respond to the threat of predation
November 22
November 29 Jana Ebersbach Tracing a man-made hybrid zone in Colombian poison-dart frogs. (Chilton/Andres Labs)
December 6 Maartin Voordouw Lyme borreliosis and the ecology of a multiple-strain tick-borne pathogen (Vet. Microbiology, WCVM)
December 13 Yen Le New Perspective of Microtubule Function in Arabidopsis Thaliana (Ambrose Lab)

Winter 2019

Date

Speaker

Seminar Title

January 10
January 17  Zhihai Chi Building a cell wall BRICK by BRICK
January 24
January 31 Mohsen Sharafi Fundamental and Practical Aspects of Cryobiology in Human Semen Cryopreservation
February 7
February 14 Shaun Dergousoff Biology and ecology of blood-feeding arthropods that are a risk to livestock health in Canada
Feburary 21 Midterm break
February 28 William Crosby Quaternary Structure Regulates Select SCF Ubiquitin Ligases Important in Plant Development
March 7 Matthew Schmidt Projects in Biology Education: Outcomes of the Learning Analytics SoTL Cluster
March 14
March 21 Rachel Parkinson The neuroethology of neonicotinoid toxicity: neural coding to behaviour
March 28 Roy Vera Agroforestry and shifting agriculture: an efficient combination in changing tropical ecosystems
April 4 Farshad Shafiei Nutrient dynamics and water quality of a large reservoir in an agricultural watershed