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Biology Seminar Series - 2015

Departmental seminars explore all aspects of biology, and are are held on Fridays, 12:30-1:30, in BGS 0153 (unless otherwise noted). Refreshments will be provided.

All queries should be directed to Danielle Way.

All are welcome to attend!

Winter 2015 Schedule

Date Speaker Host Title
Jan 9 Doug Tallamy
University of Delaware
Greg Thorn Evaluating novel ecosystems
16 Paul Hanson
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (TN)
Brian Branfireun SPRUCE Deep Peat Heating Manipulations:  in situ Methods to Characterize the Response of Deep Peat to Warming
23 Jenny Boughman
Michigan State University
Amanda Moehring Sexual selection & the dynamic process of speciation
Feb 6 David Hanson
University of New Mexico
Grad students Re-thinking leaf respiration and CO2 at the chloroplast
13 Dan Hardy
University of Western Ontario
Greg Kelly Postnatal catch-up growth and the Metabolic Snydrome: Elucidating the Underlying Molecular Mechanisms
27 Ray Huey
University of Washington
Brent Sinclair Why Mountain Passes are Still Higher in the Tropics:  Variations on a Theme by Dan Janzen
Mar 6 Ehab Abouheif
McGill University
Brent Sinclair What soldier and supersoldier ants reveal about evolution and development
13 Jayne Yack
Carleton University
Grad students Acoustic Defences in Caterpillars: Let the Youth Have Their Say!
20 Gaby Katul
Duke University
Danielle Way Optimality theories and multi-scale modeling of ecosystem structure and function
27 Matthew Smith
Wilfred Laurier University
Susanne Kohalmi Structure, function and specificity of the chloroplast protein import apparatus
April 10 Jamie Kramer
University of Western Ontario
Shiva Singh Epigenetic regulation of plastic responses to the environment
17 Madhur Anand
University of Guelph
Zoe Lindo Modelling disturbance dynamics in forests