Winter 2020 Departmental Seminar Series


Seminars are held Thursdays (unless otherwise noted) in the Summerlee Science Complex, room 1511 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. All interested are welcome to attend.

January 16, 2020 - Dr. Julie Messier (University of Waterloo)
Topic: Exploring the Limits of Trait-Based Ecology: Causes and Consequences of Phenotypic Variation and Integration Across Biological Scales
Host: H. Maherali and A. MacDougall


January 23, 2020 - Dr. Brian Lapointe (Florida Atlantic University)
Topic: The Role of Nutrients in Coral-Algal Phase Shifts: Lessons from the Florida Keys and Caribbean Region
Host: K. McCann


January 30, 2020 - Vadim Karatayev (University of Guelph)
Topic: Ecological Resilience in Heterogeneous Ecosystems
Host: TBA


February 6, 2020 -  Dr. Erin Rhinehart (Susquehanna University)
Topic: The Impact of Gestational Nutrition on Offspring Neuroendocrine Physiology and Behaviour
Host: Shelby Bohn/A. Newman


February 13, 2020 - Dr. Peter Armbruster (Georgetown University)
Topic: Life History and Molecular Physiology of Climactic Adaptation in the Invasive Vector Mosquito, Aedes Albopictus
Host: R. Hanner


February 27, 2020 - Dr. Fiona Rawle (University of Toronto Mississauga)
Topic: FLiP (Failure: Learning in Progress) - A Residency Learning Project for Teaching Students to Embrace, Learn, and Bounce Back From Failure
Host: S. Jacobs


March 5, 2020 - Dr. Matthew Vickaryous (University of Guelph)
Topic: Tales of Naturally Evolved Regeneration: Biomedical Lessons from Lizard Biology
Host: S. Alderman


March 12, 2020 - Dr. Patty Gillis  (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
Topic: Are Clams Actually Happy? Using Freshwater Mussel Ecotoxicology to Determine What Threatens These Imperiled Organisms
Host: T. Gillis