Fall 2019 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.

September 26, 2019 -  Dr. Brad Fedy (University of Waterloo)
Topic: Where the Animals Are & How Many Are There? Building Complexity to Answer Fundamental Questions in Wildlife Ecology
Host: Amy Newman


October 3, 2019 - Dr. Christina Caruso (University of Guelph)
Topic: Can Organisms Adapt to Environmental Change? Insights from Meta-Analyses of Natural Selection
Host: Amy Newman


October 10, 2019 -  Dr. Barb Katzenback (University of Waterloo)
Topic: Assessing Frog and Fish Health and Biodiversity Through Development and Application of Biological Tools
Host: Andreas Heyland


October 17, 2019 - Dr. Alexander Karatayev (SUNY Buffalo State - Great Lakes Center)
Topic: Lake Morphometry Determines Dressina Invasion Dynamics
Host: Joe Ackerman


October 24, 2019 - Dr. Bill Nelson (Queens University)
Topic: Scaling from Life Cycles to Population Dynamics in the Tea Tortrix
Hosts: Sharon Wang, John Fryxell 


October 31, 2019 - Dr. Andre Galvao Duarte (University of Guelph)
Topic: How Have Ecological Interactions Changed from the Past to the Present? Exploring the Influence of Paleo-Atmospheroc CO2 Concentration on Plant Interactions with Mycorrhizal Fungi and Herbivores
Host: Hafiz Maherali


November 7, 2019 - Dr. Pierre-Luc Chagnon (Universite de Montreal)
Topic: Building Interaction Networks: A Matter of Traits, Phylogenetic History and Information
Host: Hafiz Maherali


November 14, 2019 - Dr. Lindsay Miles (University of Toronto Mississauga)
Topic: Urbanization Influences the Ecology and Evolution of Arthropods
Host: Alex Smith


November 21, 2019 - Dr. Judy Stamps (UC Davis)
Topic: Bayesian Development for Empiricists
Host: Andrew McAdam


November 28, 2019 - Dr. Alex Little (McMaster University)
Topic: Adaptive Plasticity: Mechanisms and Costs
Host: Pat Wright