Department of Biology Seminar Series Fall/Winter 2020-21

Seminars will take place through Zoom meetings. Zoom links will be sent the week of the seminar. Please email biology@carleton.ca to join our seminar series mailing list.

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Fall 2020

Date Speaker Institution Title  Host Lab
Sep 25
2:30pm
Danika Littlechild Carleton University The role of Ethical Space in Processes of Decolonization of Conservation Bennett Lab
Oct 02
2:30pm
Dr. Kenneth Storey Carleton University The Living Dead: Metabolic Arrest in Marine Animals Storey Lab
Oct 09
2:30pm
Dr. Martha Mullally Carleton University How To Put Some Zest Into Your Zoom Online Workshop
Oct 16
1:00pm
Dr. Lauren Bradford Carleton University Understanding Hydrocarbon Bioremediation through Carbon Isotope Studies Wong Lab
Oct 23
2:30pm
Dr. Mohan Babu University of Regina Mitochondrial Interaction Landscape in Disease Mechanism: A Step Closer to Refined Precision Medicine Golshani Lab
Nov 13
2:30pm
Dr. Chris Auger Sunnybrook Institute Burn-induced hypermetabolism and treatment paradigms Golshani Lab
Nov 27
2:30pm
Dr. Susan Twine National Research Council Sweeter than sweet –the strange world of bacterial glycoproteins Willmore Lab
Dec 04
2:30pm
Dr. Jessica Scoffield University of Alabama – Birmingham Mechanisms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Interference by Commensal Streptococci Wong Lab

Winter 2021

Date Speaker Institution Title  Host Lab
Jan 08
2:30pm
Dr. Hanne Ostergaard University of Alberta Cytoskeletal adaptor proteins in killer cells of the immune system Golshani Lab
Jan 12
1:00pm
Dr. Amanda Martin Carleton University Designing agricultural landscapes for wildlife & people Dr. Martha Mullally
Jan 15
2:30pm
Dr. Martha Mullally Carleton University Talking Teaching in Biology: Online Teaching Willmore Lab
Jan 29
2:30pm
Dr. Eliana Gonzales-Vigil University of Toronto – Scarborough Evolution of alkene biosynthesis in Populus cuticular waxes: A case of gene duplication leading to innovation Rowland Lab
Feb 05
2:30pm
Dr. Amit Bhaswar University of Alberta “Four” whom the bell “Toll”s: Cisplatin and Great Literature, Hear hear! Golshani Lab
Feb 12
2:30pm
Dr. Tamzin Blewett University of Alberta A complex problem: fracking in North America and its effects on freshwater organisms MacMillan Lab
Mar 05
2:30pm
Dr. Michelle Smith Cornell University Exploring the transition between high school and college STEM courses: What are students’ perspectives and how do faculty approach instruction? Dr. Martha Mullally
Mar 10
2:30pm
Dr. Azam Tayabali Health Canada Development of Antibody and Aptamer Biosensors for Quantitative Detection of Bacillus Spores Willmore Lab
Mar 12
2:30pm
Dr. Mounir Abou Haider University of Toronto 1. Circular RNAs as a biomarker for early detection of breast cancer. 2. Novel approach for vaccine development for Hep C virus. Golshani Lab
Mar 24
2:30pm
Dr. Hanne Ostergaard University of California Cytoskeletal Adaptor Proteins in Killer Cells of the Immune System Golshani Lab
Mar 26
10:00am
Dr. Sravroula Andreopoulos and Dr. Michelle French University of Toronto Pivoting to Online Learning during COVID-19: Innovative Teaching Strategies in Undergraduate Life Sciences Willmore Lab
Apr 15
1:00pm
Dr. Jacob Brownscombe Fisheries and Oceans Canada Novel Approaches for Fish Habitat Science Cooke Lab
Apr 22
2:30pm
Dr. Catherine Carillo Canadian Food Inspection Agency Food Microbiology at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in the Post-Genomic Era. Wong Lab
Apr 23
2:30pm
Dr. Carole Yauk University of Ottawa Translational Toxicogenomics to Advance Regulatory Decision-making Willmore Lab

Have a look at our previous seminars…

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