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Biology Seminar Series

The department of Biology offers a bi-weekly seminar series where all undergraduate, post-doctoral fellows, and instructors are welcome.  All seminars reflect the integrative nature of the biological research undertaken in the department.  The seminars follow a lunch where graduate students interact with the speakers.

All graduate and senior honours Biology students are expected to attend the seminar series.

2020-2021 Schedule

Fall 2020

Day(s)

Date

Time

Activity

Title

Friday

Sept 18

2:30

Dr. Jonathan Newman (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Grass--fungal--herbivore relationships in current and future climates

Friday

Sept 25

2:30

BI601 Integrative Biology Presentations

 

Friday

Oct 2

2:30

Elizabeth MacDougall-Shackleton (University of Western Ontario)

Love in the Time of Malaria

Friday

Oct 23

2:30

Dr. Allison McGeer (Mount Sinai Hospital)

In the Wake of the First Wave: Where is COVID-19 Taking us?

Friday

Nov 6

2:30

Dr. Gregg Howe (Michigan State University)

CAT(terpillar) on a HOT TIN ROOF: Reshaping Plant-Insect Interactions in a Warming World

Friday

Nov 13

2:30

Dr. Nicola Smith (Simon Fraser University)

Conceptual and applied approaches to marine invasions: Indo-Pacific lionfish as a model system

Friday

Nov 27

2:30

Dr. Kyaw Aung (Iowa State University)

Regulation of cell-to-cell communication during defense and development

 

Winter 2021

Day(s)

Date

Time

Activity

Title

Friday

Jan 15

2:30

Dr. John Whitney (McMaster University)

Molecular basis for chaperone-assisted loading of antibacterial toxins onto a bacterial nanomachine

Friday

Jan 22

2:30

Dr. Homa Kheyrollah Pour (Wilfrid Laurier University)

TBA

Friday

Feb 5

2:30

Dr. Natasha Mhatre (University of Western Ontario)

Actively modulated perception: from organisms to cells

Friday

Mar 5

2:30

Dr. Charlyn Partridge (Grand Valley State University)

TBA

Friday

Mar 19

2:30

Dr. Suzie Currie (Acadia University)

Climate warming and social behaviour: lessons from an amphibious fish

Mon/Tues

Apr 5 or 6?

 

Biology Colloquium