2022-2023 Weekly Seminars

Departmental seminars explore all aspects of biology, and are held 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Fridays via ZOOM unless otherwise indicated.

All queries should be directed to Graeme Taylor.

All are welcome to attend!

2022-2023 Schedule


2022-2023 Weely Seminar Schedule
DATE SPEAKER TITLE VENUE
7 Oct

Chip Taylor

Geographic variation in monarch butterfly migration success
Zoom
14 Oct Glen Uhrig Plant Chronobiology: A Protein Perspective
Zoom
21 Oct

Alessandro Filazzola

Old dog, new tricks: Using data science techniques to solve ecological problems
BGS 0153
28 Oct

Allyson MacLean

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From beneficial symbioses to plant-based vaccines: Adventures in the MacLean lab

 

Zoom
31 Oct-5 Nov STUDY BREAK
11 Nov Nathan Senner Determining the Limits of Flexibility to Understand Responses to Environmental Change
BGS 0153
18 Nov Heath MacMillan The impacts of microplastics on crickets, and crickets on microplastics
BGS 0153
25 Nov Michelle DiLeo The importance of intraspecific variation for ecological prediction

BGS 0153 and ZOOM

2 Dec Cameron Wagg The role of above and belowground biodiversity in ecosystem functioning: from concept to application

Join us on Zoom at at 12:15 pm for the 12:30 talk:

https://westernuniversity.zoom.us/j/91616433623
(Meeting ID: 916 1643 3623 and passcode: 846557)

BGS 0153 and ZOOM
10 Dec - 2 Jan EXAM PERIOD/HOLIDAY SEASON BREAK
13 Jan Mirindi Eric Dusenge Acclimation of photosynthesis and leaf respiration to warming and elevated CO2 – Results from experimental field studies in boreal and tropical regions

  • Abstract to come
BGS 0153
20 Jan Alisha Shah Using thermal physiology to explain patterns of biodiversity and response to climate change
  • Abstract to come
BGS 0153
27 Jan Christina Davy Title to come
  • Abstract to come
3 Feb

Daniel Cyr

Epididymal Basal Stem Cells : Differentiation, regulation and role in male infertility
  • Abstract to come
Zoom
10 Feb Isabel Desgagne-Penix Title to come
  • Abstract to come
Zoom
17 Feb Terry Bell For better or worse, we can change microbes quickly
  • Abstract to come
BGS 0153
24 Feb READING WEEK
3 Mar Joey Bernhardt Towards a mechanistic science of global change: from cells to ecosystems and human well-being
  • Abstract to come
BGS 0153
10 Mar Patrick Lajoie Genomic approaches to antifungal resistance in the fungal pathogen Candida albicans
  • Abstract to come
BGS 0153
17 Mar Amy Deacon The Freshwater Biodiversity of Trinidad & Tobago: A Model Species in a Model System
  • Abstract to come
Zoom
24 Mar Gonçalo Ferraz Title to come
  • Abstract to come
31 Mar Stacy McNulty A Study of Place: The Role of Long-Term Field Station Data in Land Management, Policy and Science-driven Decisions in the Adirondack Park
  • Abstract to come
Zoom
7 Apr GOOD FRIDAY

There are occasions when notable speakers visit the department who are not part of the weekly series. Those seminars will be listed below and will also explore a wide range of topics. All are welcome to attend!

Special Seminar Schedule

DATE SPEAKER TITLE or DETAILS TIME VENUE
No speakers scheduled