Seminars & Events - 2015



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


Molecular Seminar Series

Date/Time/Location: Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 4:00pm, Stewart N2/2
Speaker: Titus Brown, Laboratory of Genomics, Evolution and Development, Michigan State University
Title: A data-intensive future: how can biology best take advantage of the coming data deluge?
Host: BGSA

Date/Time/Location: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 4:00pm, Stewart N2/2
Speaker: Sylvia Lee, Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Cornell University
Title: Mitochondrial dysfunction and Longevity in C. elegans
Host: Dr. Siegfried Hekimi

Date/Time/Location: Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 4:00pm, Stewart N2/2
Speaker: Samie Jaffrey, Department of Pharmacology, Cornell University
Title: Mitochondrial dysfunction and Longevity in C. elegans
Host: Dr. Rodrigo Reyes-Lamothe

Organismal Seminar Series

 

The Joan Marsden Lecture in Organismal Biology [download poster]
Date/Time/Location:
Thursday, March 26th at 3:00pm in Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Michael J. Ryan, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas
Title: Cognitive Aspects of Mate Choice: The Túngara as a Case Study
Host: Dr. Jon Sakata

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 2nd at 3:00pm in Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Ophélie Ronce, Institut des Sciences de l'Evolution de Montpellier
Title: Models of adaptation to climate change for complex life cycles
Host: Dr. Andrew Hendry, Dr. Graham Bell & Dr. Andrew Gonzalez

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 9th at 3:00pm in Redpath Museum Auditorium
Speaker: Mary O’Connor, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia
Title: Changing biodiversity, changing climate, and the importance of basic research
Host: BGSA

Neurobiology and Behaviour Series


Date/Time/Location: Friday, April 3rd at 12:00noon in Bellini 230
Speaker: Nancy Chen (Sakata Lab)
Title: Behavioral and neural mechanisms underlying social facilitation of vocal learning

Date/Time/Location: Friday, April 10th at 12:00noon in Bellini 230
Speaker: Kai Homer (Hendricks Lab)
Title: Effects of Developmental Arrest on Foraging in C. Elegans

PhD Thesis Defenses


Date/Time/Location: Thursday, March 26th at 3:00pm in W4/12
Name: Arsida Nocka (Nilson Lab)
Title: Regulation of the spatial distribution of the actomyosin network during Drosophila development by the cell adhesion molecule Echinoid

Date/Time/Location: Friday, April 10th at 1:00pm in W4/12
Name: Claudia Wever (Dent Lab)
Title: The characterization of acetylcholine-gated chloride channels in Caenorhabditis elegans: An investigation into their function and their suitability as targets for the development of novel anti-parasitic drugs

PhD Seminars

 

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 2nd at 12:00pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Mehrnoush Dehghani (Lasko Lab)
Title: A systematic mutagenesis approach to uncouple different functions of Vasa in Drosophila oogenesis and germ cell formation

Date/Time/Location: Wednesday, April 15th at 12:30pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Pedram Samani (Bell Lab)
Title: TBA


WIPS - Work In Progress

These seminars are scheduled every Thursday beginning at 12:00 p.m. in room W4/12

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 2nd at 12:00pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Mehrnoush Dehghani (Lasko Lab)
Title: A systematic mutagenesis approach to uncouple different functions of Vasa in Drosophila oogenesis and germ cell formation

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 in Stewart W4/12
Name: Kristy Shulist
(Vogel Lab)
Title:
TBA

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 in Stewart W4/12
Name: Kristine Bernard
(Hekimi Lab)
Title:
TBA


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 Emmanuelle Chrétien for details and scheduling.

Date/Time/Location: Monday, March 30th at 12:30pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Rodrigo Medellin, Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM
Title: Spotted cats and long-nosed bats: conducting and implementing science to protect biological diversity in Mexico [download abstract]

Date/Time/Location: Wednesday, April 15th at 12:30pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Pedram Samani (Bell Lab) - *PhD Seminar
Title: TBA

Date/Time/Location: Wednesday, May 6th at 12:30pm in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Julien Massé Jodoin (Guichard Lab)
Title: TBA