Fall 2018 Comparative Physiology Seminar Series
The Seminar Series in Comparative Physiology presents current research on fundamental and applied aspects of animal physiology. Our weekly seminars feature one or two speakers who are primarily graduate students in the Department of Integrative Biology or visiting early-career scientists from a local university.
We meet Thursday's in SSC 2315 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. All are welcome.
Sept 20 - Nick Bernier
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Sept 27 - Nick Schuh and Louise Tunnah
Nick Schuh - Splendidus clade Vibrio s are opportunistic pathogens of purple sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) larvae.
Louise Tunnah - Mangrove fishes rely on emersion behavior and physiological tolerance to persist in sulfidic environments.
October 4 - Giulia Rossi and Sheridan Baker
Giulia Rossi - Surviving environmental extremes: the strategy of an amphibious mangrove fish
Sheridan Baker - The role of prostaglandin receptors in zebrafish ovulation
October 11 - Catherine Ivy McMaster and Cayleih Robertson McMaster
Catherine Ivy McMaster - Haemoglobin adaptations to high altitude alter breathing pattern in deer mice
Cayleih Robertson McMaster - Developmental and Maternal adaptations to high altitude
October 18 - Paige Cochrane and Elizabeth Johnston
Paige Cochrane - Hydrogen sulphide toxicity and the importance of amphibious behaviour in a mangrove fish inhabiting sulphide-rich habitats
Elizabeth Johnston - The influence of cellular stretch on extracellular remodeling in cultured trout cardiac fibroblasts
October 25 - Caleb Axelrod and Brett Culbert
Caleb Axelrod - Intraspecific brain size variation in sunfish ecotypes
Brett Culbert - Physiology of social ascension in a group-living cichlid fish
November 1 -Vern Lewis and Breanna Hall
Vern Lewis - TBD
Breanna Hall - TBD
November 8 - Pat Wright
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November 15 - Cezar Khursigara and Sean Avey
Cezar Khursigara - Advanced techniques in microscopy
Sean Avey - Establishing a molecular response to dilbit in the skeletal muscle of juvenile Atlantic salmon