Seminars in 2012

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Tuesday, November 27
Dr. David Schindler (Biological Sciences, University of Alberta): “Contributions of the Experimental Lakes Area to solving cultural eutrophication in Canada’s freshwater lakes”
Friday, November 23
Dr. Michael Rennie (Fisheries and Oceans Canada): “Finding the ghost of foodwebs past: Gaining ecological insights from biological tissue archives”
Friday, November 9
Dr. Colin Hiebert (Cereal Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada): “Unlocking stem rust resistance in wheat: suppressors vs. nonsuppressors”
Friday, October 26
Dr. Robert Wheeldon (Parkland Mews Falconry and Birds of Prey Education Centre): “Parkland Mews and the Peregrine Falcon”
Friday, October 12
Dr. Han Chen (Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University): “Diversity and productivity in forest ecosystems: a dynamic perspective ”
Friday, October 5
Dr. Merav Ben-David (University of Whyoming): “When the planet warms up will social relationships cool down? A furry tail”
Friday, September 28
Dr. Terry Wheeler (Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University): “Midnight sun, dark data: tracking ecological change in Arctic arthropods”
Friday, September 14
Dr. Martin Srayko (Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta): “From gametes to "game on!" The meiosis to mitosis transition in the one-cell C.elegans embryo”
Wednesday, June 27
Dr. Mark Johnston (Dalhousie University ): “"More Mutations from Dad, Even in Plants"”
Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Jennifer Sojka, MSc Defense: “Proximate and ultimate causes of personality in a non-aggressive, African ground squirrel” — Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Karen Dunmall PhD Oral Defense: “Pacific salmon in the Canadian Arctic Indicators of Change” — Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Matthew Doering, PhD Proposal: “Adding spice to fungicides: Discovery of novel genes operating in specialised metabolite biosynthesis in Piper spp. (Piperaceae)” — Wednesday, December 20 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jared Field, MSc Defense: “Alternative splicing of Bnip3 modulates calcium signals to prevent mitochondrail-dependent cell death and regulate gene expression” — Wednesday, December 20 at 1 p.m., 201 BSB.