Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2017-18

Seminars take place in CTTC 4440Q at 3:30 p.m.  unless otherwise noted

Date Speaker Institution Title Host Lab Location
27/09/2017 Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde Laurentian University Zoo conservation science – challenges and opportunities Cooke 4440Q CTTC
06/10/2017 Woo Jae Kim University of Ottawa Genetics of time perception and interval timing in Drosophila melanogaster Sherratt 4440Q CTTC
13/10/2017 Art Weis University of Toronto The seasonal timing of things: attributing selection on germination and flowering dates to the internal, social and general environments Simons 4440Q CTTC
20/10/2017 Alison Derry UQAM From populations to ecosystems: the role of intraspecific variation in eco-evolutionary dynamics Simons 4440Q CTTC
03/11/2017 Danielle Fraser Museum of Nature The roles of climate and biotic interchange in the assembly of mammal communities Gorelick 4440Q CTTC
07/11/2017 Austin Gallagher Beneath the Waves Shark research in a changing world: integrating conservation, physiology and behavior to solve a 500 million year puzzle Cooke 4440Q CTTC
10/11/2017 Eliana Cazetta State University of Santa Cruz, Brazil Brazilian Atlantic Forest loss and its impacts on biodiversity Fahrig 4440Q CTTC
24/11/2017  Annie Thibault Carleton University Art Gallery  La chambre des cultures, foraging in time and space  Smith 4440Q CTTC
01/12/2017 Jamie McLaren  NWRC Interactions between migrating birds and their environment: confronting behavioural-based approaches with big data 4440Q CTTC
08/12/2017 Thomas Merritt Laurentian Transvection: how inter-chromosomal communication turned a bad day in the lab into a research program MacMillan 4440Q CTTC
26/01/2018 Jon Midwood DFO Burlington Integrating emerging science to support fisheries management Cooke 4440Q CTTC
02/02/2018 Matthew Silk Exeter Social network structure and disease transmission in a group living mammal Sherratt


4440Q CTTC
16/02/2018 David Overy Ottawa Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada There and back again: A researcher’s tale in mycology, pathology and secondary metabolism Smith 4440Q CTTC
02/03/2018 Allyson MacLean University of Ottawa Unraveling the Mechanisms Enabling Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis: A Microbial Perspective Rowland 4440Q CTTC
09/03/2018 Janet Koprivnikar Ryerson Avoidance and attraction: a host-parasite story Forbes 4440Q CTTC
16/03/2018 Kim Mathot University of Alberta 4440Q CTTC
23/03/2018 Susan Twine National Research Council of Canada From Biowarfare to Vaccines – Development of a Live Attenuated Vaccine Strain to Combat Francisella tularensis Willmore 4440Q CTTC
06/04/2018 Ed Gregorich AAFC-Ottawa Writing a Scientific Paper and Navigating the Review System: An Editor’s Perspective Samanfar 4440Q CTTC
13/04/2018 Colin Favret Université de Montréal From cybertaxonomy to phylogenomics: Progress but a long road ahead in insect systematics Sherratt 4440Q CTTC
06/19/2018 Daniel Kierzkowski Université de Montréal How are leaf shapes generated? Hepworth 4440Q CTTC
30/07/2018 Dylan Kosma University of Nevada Identification of Transcriptional Regulators of Wound Suberin Deposition Rowland 4440Q CTTC