Poster session symposium on synthetic biology
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Biology 4999E Thesis Day Award Winners

It is with pride that the Department of the Biology announces the following winners of the 2018 4999E Thesis Presentation Awards.

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Western wows at 2017 Ontario Biology Day

Forty-five of our Bio 4999E/Env Sci 4999E students attended the 30th annual Ontario Biology Day on March 18th and 19th, hosted by Laurentian University, Sudbury.

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Biology Thesis Day tops off undergraduate capstone course

The Biology Department held its annual Honours Thesis day on April 6th. This is an opportunity for the Honours thesis students to present the results of their independent research projects to the department.

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Intent to Register March 1-31.

Biology Undergraduate Thesis Presentation Day Sat. Apr. 1 8:45 am-12:30 pm, NCB

Flexibility in Higher Education, Student survey ongoing.

See undergraduate events.

Weekly Seminars

Gonçalo Ferraz "Population density and site-occupancy dynamics of understory birds across an Amazon forest disturbance frontier" Fri. Mar. 24, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, on Zoom.

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Graduate Seminars

Friday Philosophicals

Aaya Aboulnaga "The effect of species reintroduction on the genetic diversity of the mottled duskywing butterfly (Erynnis martialis)
Eileen Reinke "Utilizing cover crop mixtures to promote resilient soil health and potato yields" 
Pedro Conceicao "Post-glacial patterns of predatory mites across a peatland latitudinal-successional gradient" 
Fri. Mar. 24, 3:30 - 4:20 pm, Kresge Building K106

 See the seminar schedule.

Thursday Physiologicals

Alexander Harrison "Mite Adaptation to Polyphenolic Defense Compounds in A. thaliana"
Lauren Rego "Posttranslational modifications of mitochondrial proteins in hibernating thirteen-lined ground squirrels"
Lorena Yeung "Soybean Root Suberin: Enzyme Characterization and Plant Disease Resistance" Thurs. Mar. 23, 12:30 - 1:30 pm Kresge Building Room K 103.

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Cell and Molecular Biology

No seminar this week.

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Doctoral Lecture

No seminars scheduled at this time.

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Special Seminar

Brendon Samuels "Protecting Birds Against Population Decline" Thurs. May 11, 12:00 - 1:00 pm on Zoom.

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