Fall 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.

September 19, 2017 - Dr. Ellen Esch (UofG)
Topic: Invasion increases ecosystem sensitivity to drought in southern California
Host: Andrew MacDougall

September 26, 2017 - Dr. Daniel Boisclair (Universite de Montreal)
Topic: Pushing the frontiers of fish habitat quality models
Host: John Fryxell
Location: OVC Lifetime Learning Centre - 1714

October 3, 2017 - Dr. Beth MacDougall-Shakleton (Western University)
Topic: Malaria, MHC, and sexual signaling in songbirds
Host: Ryan Norris, Amy Newman

October 10, 2017 - No seminar this week

October 17, 2017 - Dr. Heidi Swanson (University of Waterloo)
Topic: Variation in trophic ecology and life history of Lake Trout (Salvelinus namaycush): insights from Lake Superior and the Coastal Arctic
Host: Beren Robinson, Rob McLaughlin

October 24, 2017 - Dr. Leanne Son Hing 
Topic: Workplace Well-Being: A Social Justice Perspective
Host: Andrew MacDougall and the Student Mental Health & Wellness Committee

October 31, 2017 - Dr. Trish Schulte (University of BC)
Topic: Responses to environmental stressors in fish: physiological plasiticity and adaption in an era of climate change
Host: Amy Newman

November 7, 2017 - Dr. Steve Heard (University of NB)
Topic: The evolution of herbivore impact in novel pant-insect associations
Host: Chris Caruso, Alex Smith, Hafiz Maherali, Karl Cottenie

November 14, 2017 - Dr. Sarah Yakimowski (Queen's University)
Topic: Ecological genetics of plants in dynamic and stressful environments
Host: Chris Caruso

November 21, 2017 - Dr. Martin Krkosek (University of Toronto)
Topic: Ecology of infectious disease and salmon population dynamics
Host: Ryan Norris

November 28, 2017 - Dr. Rebecca Rooney (University of Waterloo)
Topic: Wetland biofilms contaminated by pesticides 
Host: Karl Cottenie