Winter 2019 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.

January 15, 2019 -  Dr. Adam Yates (University of Western)
Topic: Informative Indicators or Tolerant Homogenies? Benthic Communities in Agriculture Streams
Host: Karl Cottenie


January 22, 2019 - Dr. Mario Pesendorfer (Cornell University)
Topic: Incidental Gardeners; How Seed Dispersal by Scatter-hoarding Corvids Functions as Ecosystem Service
Host(s): Ryan Norris, Alex Sutton


January 29, 2019 -  Dr. Tobias Wang Nielsen (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Topic: Evolution of the Four-Chambered Heart 
Host(s): Amy Newman, IB Graduate Students


February 5, 2019 - Dr. Matt Guzzo (University of Guelph)
Topic: Climate Change and Shrinking Animals; An Overview of Evidence Potential Mechanisms and Ecological Consequences
Host: Kevin McCann


February 12, 2019 - Dr. Katherine Stewart (University of Saskatchewan)
Topic: Restoring Alpine and Tundra Ecosystems in Northern Canada; Niche Construction in Early Successional Plant-soil Systems
Host: Bob Hanner


February 26, 2019 - Dr. Sarah Alderman (University of Guelph)
Topic: Changes with Consequence; Physiological Responses to Environmental and Social Stress
Host: Amy Newman


March 5, 2019 - Dr. Christine Madliger (Carleton University)
Topic: Physiology for the Conservation Toolbox; How do Stress Hormones fit in
Host(s): Andrew McAdam, Sarah Guindre-Parker


March 12, 2019 - tba 
Topic: tba
Host: IB Grad Students