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Biology Seminar Series - 2016

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 David Smith.

All are welcome to attend!

Winter 2016 Schedule

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

8 Jan

Robert Bradley 

An Ecological Perspective on Biogeosciences 

15 Jan

Gregg Howe 

Molecular insights into the plant “dilemma” to grow or defend

22 Jan

Martin Duennwald (cross appt nominee)

Protein misfolding and cellular protein quality control in health and disease

29 Jan

Brenda Winkel 

Confronting the unexpected: surprising new evidence for a role of the canonical plant enzyme, chalcone synthase, in epigenetic regulation

5 Feb

Joel Levine

Synchrony in Drosophila melanogaster: from peripheral cells to group dynamics

12 Feb

OPEN

19 Feb

SPRING BREAK

NO TALK

26 Feb

Susanne Schmid (UWO)

Deciphering synaptic mechanisms of learning & memory

4 Mar

Armin Moczek

Conservation, innovation, and the origins of novelty in development and evolution: case studies on horned beetles

11 Mar

Marina Cvetkovska

Keep cool and carry on: the evolution and biology of cold-adapted algae.

18 Mar

Pamela Templer

Effects of winter climate change on northern forest ecosystems

24 Mar

GOOD FRIDAY

NO TALK

1 Apr

Marcus Samuel 

Bio-solution to canola green seed problem

8 Apr

Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzales

Collective cell migration: molecular dynamics at the leading edge

15 Apr

No Seminar