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April 2015

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April 21, 2015

Guest speaker Mark Stumborg, consulting engineer, presents "Sustainable Agricultural Bio-products: Challenges and Opportunities." A wine and cheese reception will be held after the talk.

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: University Centre, Faculty Club, fifth floor

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A discussion panel, moderated by Prof. Madhur Anand, Canada Research Chair in Global Ecological Change, will feature Prof. Goretty Dias, University of Waterloo; Prof. Sally Humphries, University of Guelph; and Prof. Ralph Martin, University of Guelph.

For more information, visit http://www.uoguelph.ca/ses/events/2015-kenneth-hammond-lecture-spring-sustainability-symposium.

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: University Centre, Faculty Club, fifth floor

Date: 2015-04-21

Christopher Gissane, an M.Sc. candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend his thesis on "Synergistic Co-Processing of Red Mud Mining Waste and Alkaline Black Liquor from the Pulp and Paper Industry."

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Science Complex, Room 1511

Date: 2015-04-21

The first candidate for the position of dean of the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) will be on campus for a public presentation and meetings with faculty, staff and veterinarians of OVC.

For more information, visit https://secure.uoguelph.ca/vpacademic/decanal-search/.

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

Date: 2015-04-21

April 22, 2015

Interaction is a full-day conference for university-bound Grade 10 and 11 students. U of G offers more than 35 sessions, providing students with the opportunity to explore our university community. Registration is required. The cost is $30 and includes lunch.

For more information, visit admission.uoguelph.ca/events.

Location: Rozanski Hall

2 days

Date: 2015-04-22

The eight professors and researchers who are finalists in the 2015 Gryphon LAAIR competition pitch their ideas for commercializing their inventions and discoveries to a panel of industry stakeholders.

The Gryphon LAAIR (Leading to Accelerated Adoption of Innovative Research) program was started last year as a way to foster innovation in Ontario agri-food sector.

It’s based on popular “innovation pitch” television shows. Winners will receive up to $125,000 to support their proposals.

Gryphon’s LAAIR is intended to help identify and assess opportunities for speeding up development of U of G-based technologies.

The program is funded through the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the Ministry of Rural Affairs-U of G Partnership and Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.

Time: 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Location: Pathobiology Building, Room 1810.

Date: 2015-04-22

April 23, 2015

The second candidate for the position of dean of the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) will be on campus for a public presentation and meetings with faculty, staff and veterinarians at OVC.

For more information, visit https://secure.uoguelph.ca/vpacademic/decanal-search/.

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

Date: 2015-04-23

Interaction is a full-day conference for university-bound Grade 10 and 11 students. U of G offers more than 35 sessions, providing students with the opportunity to explore our university community. Registration is required. The cost is $30 and includes lunch.

For more information, visit admission.uoguelph.ca/events.

Location: Rozanski Hall

Date: 2015-04-23

April 24, 2015

Andrew Jenkins, an M.Sc. candidate in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, will defend his thesis on the "Conformational Transitions of 18.5-kDa Myelin Basic Protein Studied by Flourescence Spectroscopy and Forster Resonance Energy Transfer." The adviser is Prof. George Harauz.

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location: Science Complex, Room 2315

Date: 2015-04-24

Qianru (Ruby) Zhao, a PhD candidate in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, will defend her thesis on "Regulation of Starch Biosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana." Her adviser is Prof. Michael Emes.

Time: 11 a.m.

Location: Science Complex, Room 1511

Date: 2015-04-24

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