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 Jamie Kramer.
All are welcome to attend!
|6 Jan||Simon Bonner||Missing Data, Mark-Recapture, and Markov chain Monte Carlo: Aspects of my work as an ecological statistician|
|13 Jan||Pierre Hilson||How a root becomes a shoot: molecular and cytological insights into organ development and identity|
|20 Jan||Gard Otis||Asian honey bees collect animal dung to deter giant hornet attacks|
|27 Jan||Olivia Rissland||Widespread reorganization of mRNA-protein complexes in early development|
|3 Feb||Frederique Guinel||Spanish River Carbonatite: An agromineral with potential benefits to agriculture|
|10 Feb||James Fry||Pick your poison: evolutionary genetics of ethanol resistance in Drosophila|
|17 Feb||READING WEEK|
|24 Feb||Pedro R. Peres-Neto||Why are species where they are? The spatial ecology of communities, species and their phenotypes|
|3 Mar||Emily M. Standen||Pinning down plasticity using novel environments: Behaviour, bones and biochemistry|
|10 Mar||Fiona Hunter||Mosquitoes and the Zika virus threat in an increasingly connected world|
|17 Mar||Helen Battle Lecture
|Biology Education is not complicated; its complex.|
|24 Mar||Cory Harris||Not Just Pot: The endocannabinoid system as a target of medicinal plant bioactivity|
|31 Mar||Iva Zovkic||Histone variants: Novel epigenetic regulators of learning and memory|
|7 Apr CANCELLED||Douglas Luckie||Student content knowledge in biology and longitudinal performance in STEM courses increase in response to higher-level oral assessments|
There are times when notable speakers visit the department who are not part of the weekly series. These seminars have no set time or venue, but they too explore a wide range of topics in biology. All are welcome to attend!
|20 Jan||Simon Dalby||The Anthropocene Thesis||11:00 am||Arts & Humanities Building 1B04|
|20 Mar||Maksymilian Chruszcz||Mitey Problems - Mighty Solutions: Structural Characterization of Mite Proteins||12:30 pm||BGS 2084|
|28 Mar||Owen Atkin||Thermal biology of plant metabolism: global patterns, both now and in a future, warmer world||10:30 am||BGS 2084|
|11 Apr||Nicholas Teets||Stress biology of insects: Genetic mechanisms and practical applications||3:30 pm||BGS 0153|
|12 May||Tod Ramsfield||Forest pathogens – it’s not just trees that will respond to a changing climate||12:30 pm||BGS 0153|