Winter 2017 Departmental Seminar Series

Seminars are held Tuesdays (unless otherwise noted) in the Summerlee Science Complex, room 2315 from 3:30-4:30 pm. All interested are welcome to attend.

Full Schedule

January 17th - Dr. Marc Johnson (UTM)

Topic: Evolution in the Urban Jungle
Host: Hafiz Maherali


January 24th - Joël Bêty (UQAR)

Topic: Seasonal interactions in arctic migratory birds: from individual to ecosystem
Host: Brad Woodworth & Ryan Norris


January 31st - Catherine Dieleman (UG)

Topic: From peatlands to uplands - changes in ecosystems structure and function in Canada's carbon-rich soil systems
Host: Merritt Turetsky


February 7th - David Fisher (UG)

Topic: Social networks in anti-social animals
Host: Andrew McAdam


February 14th - Armin Moczek (UI)

Topic:On the origins of novelty & diversity in development & evolution: Case studies on horned beetles
Host: Beren Robinson


February 21st - Reading week

Topic: No seminar this week


February 28th - Joanna Wilson (McMU)

Topic: The effects of anthropogenic stressors on fish health
Host: Todd Gillis


March 7th - Jessica Head (McGU)

Topic: A rough start in life: Epigenetic effects of early life exposure to PAHs in fish and birds
Host: Amy Newman


March 14th - Paul Craig (WU)

Topic: A micromanaging response: Environmental influences on microRNA in telecosts
Host: Nick Bernier


March 21st - Distinguished Graduate Student Speaker  - Brad Woodworth (UG)

Host: Amy Newman


March 28th - Adriano Senatore (UTM)

Topic: Evolution of Metazoan synaptic and paracrine cell-cell signaling: Insights from Trichoplax adhaerens
Host: Andreas Heyland


April 4th - Andrew Henry (McGU)

Topic: Eco-evolutionary dynamics in Galapagos 
Host: Graduate Student Elected Speaker