Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2023-24

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Fall 2023 & Winter 2024

Date  Host
Speaker Institute Title  Location  Seminar Recording
September 29, 2023 at 2:30pm   Rachel Buxton Carleton University Soundscapes:  How sound affects human and ecosystem health CTTC 4440Q View
October 20, 2023 at 2:30pm Buxton Jayme Lewthwaite Simon Fraser University Building a framework to harness “big data” and complex modelling to improve Species-At-Risk assessment in Canada CTTC 4440Q View
October 27, 2023 at 2:30pm Nguyen Howie Huynh Carleton University Use of natural-history collections in wildlife management research, developing policy, and promoting education: leveraging an under-appreciated scientific resource CTTC 4440Q
November 3, 2023 at 2:30pm Bennett Eden Tekwa McGill University Biodiversity change: prediction, estimation, and falsification with modelling and metabarcoding CTTC 4440Q
November 17, 2023 at 2:30pm Mitchell, Scott Abdolrassoul Salmanmahiny Carleton University Modeling Urban Change and Its Implications for Ecosystem Management CTTC 4440Q
December 1, 2023 at 2:30pm Golshani Michael Downey University of Ottawa Novel roles for polyphosphate and polyphosphate kinase in bacteria CTTC 4440Q View
January 19, 2024 at 2:30pm Fletcher Peter Soroye WCS Canada Key Biodiversity Areas: Mapping out Canada’s most critical places for conservation CTTC 4440Q
January 29, 2024 at 2:30pm Waltho Haley Sapers York University Sniffing for methane at MARS CTTC 4440Q View
February 2, 2024 Subramaniam, Gopal Darrell Desveaux University of Toronto Systems-level probes of the plant-pathogen interface CTTC 4440Q
February 16, 2024 at 2:30pm Fahrig Francoise Cardou University of Alberta Functional perspective on the past, present and future of urban forests CTTC 4440Q
February 23, 2024 at 2:30pm Amanda Martin Carleton University Can we find simple(r) solutions to complex conservation problems? Assessing the benefits and costs of different approaches to identify umbrella species and conservation actions CTTC 4440Q View
March 1, 2024 at 2:30pm Bennett Laura Pollock and Isaac Eckert McGill University Projecting climate change impacts for Canadian terrestrial biodiversity CTTC 4440Q
March 15, 2024 at 2:30pm Hepworth Julian Starr University of Ottawa A natural classification of sedges (Cyperaceae): adventure and discovery, molecules and morphology CTTC 4440Q
March 22, 2024 at 2:30pm Alison Ochs Carleton University Forest Management for Terrestrial Salamanders CTTC 4440Q
April 5, 2024 at 2:30pm Wong Aaron Hinz Carleton University Unpredictability of the fitness effects of antimicrobial resistance mutations in Escherichia coli CTTC 4440Q
April 19, 2024 at 11am Hanna Matthew Mitchell University of British Columbia Building Multifunctional Landscapes Across Scales in Canada CTTC 4440Q
May 3, 2024 at 2:30pm MacMillan Marie-Hélène Deschamps Université Laval Three years later, the current status of the Educational Leadership Chair in the Production and Primary Processing of Edible Insects CTTC 4440Q

Have a look at our previous seminars…

Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2022-23

Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2020-21

Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2019-20

Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2018-19

Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2017-18

Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2016-17