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Biology Seminar Series 2016-17

Schedule of Events

All seminars take place at the same time and place unless otherwise indicated.

When:  Fridays from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Where:  Bricker Academic Building.  Room BA202.

Join us after each seminar at Wilf's for refreshments and continued interaction.


Fall 2016

Sept.  16, 2016: Nicole Mideo, PhD, University of Toronto.
Topic: Causes and consequences of variation in malaria infections.

Sept. 23, 2016: Equity in Science Panel

Sept. 30, 2016: Integrative Biology Session

Oct. 21, 2016: Löic D’Orangeville, PhD, UQAM.
Topic: Drought sensitivity and carbon implications in temperate and boreal forest ecosystems of Eastern North America.

Oct. 28, 2016: BI499‡ Thesis Proposals

Nov. 11, 2016: Ian Dworkin, PhD, McMaster University.
Topic: Genes, genomes and natural selection: how they shape complex traits.

Nov. 18, 2016: Graduate Students Presentation

Nov. 25, 2016: Derek Gray, PhD, Wilfrid Laurier University.
Topic: The world's lakes in an era of environmental change.

Winter 2017

Jan. 6, 2017: Oana Birceanu, PhD, Wilfrid Laurier University.
Topic: Examining the maternal influence on development: A case study on the multigenerational effects of maternally transferred bisphenol A in fish.

Jan. 20, 2017: Dawn Bowdish, PhD, McMaster University.
Topic: Aging less than gracefully: Age-associated inflammation alters monocyte development and increases susceptibility to infection.

Jan. 27, 2017: Andrew Trant, PhD, University of Waterloo.
Topic: Eco-cultural legacies: looking forward in all directions.

Feb. 10, 2017: Shelley Arnott, PhD, Queen’s University.
Topic: Multiple-Stressor Impacts on Canadian Shield Lakes.

March 10, 2017: Robin Cameron, PhD, McMaster University.
Topic: Plant immunity, from inter-leaf communication to super immunity in ageing Arabidopsis.

March 17, 2017: Pedro Antunes, PhD, Algoma University.
Topic: The functional ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in response to environmental changes.

March 23, 2017: BI499‡ Posters

March 24, 2017: Thomas Merritt, PhD, Laurentian University
Topic: Transvection: inter-chromosomal communication making the complex more complicated.

April 4, 2017: Biology Colloquium (two days).

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