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

*CANCELLED:
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

Date/time/location: Monday, May 8th, 2017 at 4:00pm in Stewart Auditorium, N2/2
Name: Tetsuya Higashiyama, Division of Biological Science, Nagoya University, Japan
Title: Key Signaling Molecules and cellular Dynamics in Pollen Tube Guidance

Organismal Seminar Series

*CANCELLED:
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

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 3:00pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Name: Michael Lynch, Department of Biology, Indiana University
Title: Mutation, Drift, and the Origin of Cellular Features

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at 3:00pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Name: Jim B. Barnett, Redpath Museum, McGill University
Title: Camouflage, conspicuousness, and the effect of viewing distance

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 3:00pm, Redpath Museum Auditorium
Name: Alexander G. Ophir, Department of Psychology, Cornell University, NY
Title: The cognitive ecology of monogamy: Socio-spatial memory and early-life social experience impact mating tactics

Neurobiology & Behaviour Seminars

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

DATE SPEAKER LAB
*Please note that Brenda Toscano's talk has been rescheduled from March 24th to March 31st
March 31 Brenda Toscano Watt Lab
  Altered purkinje cell firing in a mouse model of ARSACS
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 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: Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 9:30 am in Stewart W4/12
Speaker: Krista Oke (Supervisor: A. Hendry)
Title: (Non)parallel evolution in North American post-glacial fishes..

PhD Seminars


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


Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 20th, 2017 at noon in Stewart W4/12
Name: Kristine Bernard
Title: TBA
Supervisor: Siegfried Hekimi


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 30 Mohanalakshmi Narasumani
(PhD Seminar)
Harrison Lab
April 6 Scott De Vito Nilson Lab
April 13 Sami Chaaban Brouhard Lab
April 20 Kristine Bernard
(PhD Seminar)
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
May 18 (in S3/4) Pratik Kadekar Roy 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: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Speaker: David O'Connor
Title: TBA

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Speaker: Frederic Silvestre
Title: TBA

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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