Seminars & Events - 2017



Molecular Seminar Series | Organismal Series | Neurobiology & Behaviour Series
Redpath Seminars | WIPS | EEL Seminars |
Evolutionary Ecology Series | PhD Thesis Defenses |
PhD Seminars

Molecular Seminar Series

Date/time/location: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 4:00pm in Stewart Auditorium, N2/2
Name: Needhi Bhalla, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology, University of California Santa Cruz
Title: A Tale of Two Checkpoints

Date/time/location: Monday, April 3rd, 2017 at 4:00pm in Stewart Auditorium, N2/2
Name: Markus Schober, Department of Dermatology, New York University School of Medicine
Title: Tumor propagating cancer cells: Opportunities and Challenges for Therapy Design

Date/time/location: Monday, April 10th, 2017 at 4:00pm in Stewart Auditorium, N2/2
Name: Karun Singh, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont.
Title: Mechanisms of neural circuit formation and their relevance to brain development disorders

Date/time/location: Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 4:00pm in Stewart Auditorium, N2/2
Name: Cori Bargmann, Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior
Rockefeller University

Title: TBA

Organismal Seminar Series

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 3:00pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Name: David Hembry, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
Title: Evolution of Biotic Interactions and the Diversification of Life

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 3:00pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Name: Drew Rrendall, Biology Department, University of New Brunswick
Title: From monkeys to birds: puzzles and paradoxes in the evolution of complex communication

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 3:00pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Name: Péter Molnár, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto
Title: TBA

Neurobiology & Behaviour Seminars

All seminars are on Fridays at 1:00pm in Bellini 230

DATE SPEAKER LAB
February 24 Helena Barr Woolley Lab
  Title: Dopaminergic modulation of female song preferences
March 10 Gaurav Isola Sakata Lab
March 24 Brenda Toscano Watt Lab
April 7 Erin Wall Woolley Lab

 

Evolutionary Ecology Seminar Series

All talks are on Thursdays at 3:00pm in the Redpath Museum Auditorium.
Wine & Cheese to follow.

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 2nd at 3:00 pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. David Hembry, Dept. of Ecology and Evolution, University of Arizona
Title: Evolution of Biotic Interactions and the Diversification of Life
Host: Dan Schoen

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 9th at 3:00 pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Sunday, Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British Columbia
Title: TBA
Host: Fred Guichard

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 16th at 3:00 pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Jon Bennett, Dept. of Biology, University of British Columbia-Okanagan
Title: Using Evolution to Understand and Predict Changes in Plant Communities
Host: Dan Schoen

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 23rd at 3:00 pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Matt Barbour, Dept. of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich
Title: From Genes to Ecosystems: Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics of Plant-Insect Food Webs
Host: Ehab Abouheif


PhD Thesis Defenses


Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 12:00 pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Jan Gogarten (Supervisor: J. Davies)
Title: Impacts of environmental change on wild non-human primates: behavior and the holobiont, with implications for disease emergence.

PhD Seminars


Date/Time/Location: Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 11:00 am at Redpath Museum, Rm106
*Snacks and coffee will be provided at 10:30am
Speaker: Kerri Ackerly (Supervisor: R. Krahe)
Title: Effects of hypoxia on swim performance and active sensing among mormyrid weakly electric fishes

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at noon in Stewart W4/12
Name: Mohanalakshmi Narasumani
Title: TBA
Supervisor: Paul Harrison


WIPS - Molecular and Genetics
Work In Progress Seminars

These seminars are scheduled every Thursday beginning at 12:00 p.m. in room W4/12
Coordinators: Sreeparna Pradhan and Conrad Hall

Winter 2017

DATE SPEAKER LAB
March 2 Reading Week - no seminars
March 9 Christine Yergeau Moon Lab
March 16 (in S3/4) Angela Yu Reyes-Lamothe Lab
Alycia Noë Hekimi Lab
March 23 Pratik Kadekar Roy Lab
March 30 Mohanalakshmi Narasumani
(PhD Seminar)
Harrison Lab
April 6 Scott De Vito Nilson Lab
April 13 Sami Chaaban Brouhard Lab
April 20 Kristine Bernard Hekimi Lab
April 27 Kristy Shulist Vogel Lab
May 4 (in S3/4) Rahul Rote Nilson Lab
May 11(in S3/4) Yang Shao Bureau Lab


EEL- Ecology & Evolution Lunches


Ecology & Evolution Lunches
Unless otherwise indicated, all talks are scheduled on Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 pm
in Stewart Biology, W4/12. Please contact James Bull for details and scheduling.


Date/Time/Location: *Friday, March 10th, 2017 at 11:00 am at Redpath Museum, Rm106
*Snacks and coffee will be provided at 10:30am
Speaker: Kerri Ackerly (Supervisor: R. Krahe)
Title: Effects of hypoxia on swim performance and active sensing among mormyrid weakly electric fishes

Redpath Seminar Series

 

These seminars are scheduled every Friday with coffee and snacks served at 10:30AM and talks beginning at 11AM in the Redpath Museum Teaching Lab. Please see below for dates and names of speakers. Coordinator: Dickson Wong (dickson.wong@mail.mcgill.ca)

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