Seminars & Events - 2019-2020


Molecular Seminar Series | Organismal Series
Neurobiology & Behaviour Serminars | Redpath Seminars
| EEL Seminars | PhD Thesis Defenses | PhD Seminars

Molecular Seminar Series

Date/Time/Location: Monday, November 18th @ 4:00pm, Stewart Bio N2/2
Speaker: G. W. Gant Luxton, College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
Title: Building bridges across the nuclear envelope with torsinA
Host: Steph Weber
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Date/Time/Location: Monday, November 25th @ 4:00pm, Stewart Bio N2/2
Speaker: Justin Kollman, Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington
Title: Cryo-EM structures of enzyme filaments reveal polymerization-based mechanisms of allosteric control
Host: Jackie Vogel

Date/Time/Location: Monday, December 2nd @ 4:00pm, Stewart Bio N2/2
Speaker: Dan Jarosz, Stanford University School of Medicine
Title: TBA
Host: Jackie Vogel

Organismal (CEEB) Seminar Series


Date/Time/Location: Thursday, Nov. 14th @ 3:30pm, in Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Nicole Creanza, Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University
Title: Learning to Evolve: The Role of Learned Behaviours in Evolution
Host: Sarah Woolley
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Date/Time/Location: Thursday, Nov. 21st @ 3:30pm, in Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Erin Cameron, Department of Environmental Science, St. Mary's University, Halifax
Title: Macroecology below ground: Global Diversity patterns and earthworm invasions
Host: Anna Hargreaves

Neurobiology & Behaviour Seminars

These seminars are scheduled on Fridays from 1:00-2:00pm in N7/1

DATE Speaker/Lab
November 15th Journal Club (Ohyama Lab)
November 22nd Kim Gruver (watt Lab)
November 29th Journal Club (Sakata Lab)


PhD Thesis Defenses


Date/Time/Location: Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 at 10:15am in Stewart Bio N2/2
Student: Timothy Thurman (Supervisors: R. Barrett & O. McMillian)
Thesis Title: Adaptation in natural populations: integrating phenotypic and genetic perspectives

PhD Seminars


WIPS - Molecular and Genetics
Work In Progress Seminars

These seminars are scheduled every Thursday beginning at 12:00 p.m. in room N7/1.
Coordinators: Alycia Noë & Claire Edrington

Upcoming Seminars:  
November 18th Yang Shoa (Bureau Lab)
Anne Cook (Watt Lab)
December 12th Eviatar Field (Watt Lab)
Weina Wang (Zheng Lab)

EEL- Ecology & Evolution Lunches

Ecology & Evolution Lunches
Unless otherwise indicated, all talks are scheduled on Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 pm. Please contact Alexandre Demers-Potvin details and scheduling.

Redpath Seminar Series


These seminars are scheduled every Friday with coffee and snacks served at 9:30AM and talks beginning at 10:00AM in the Redpath Museum Teaching Lab. Please see below for dates and names of speakers. Coordinator: Allegra Pearce (

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Last update: Nov. 15, 2019