Seminar Series

Winter 2017 Seminar Schedule

All seminars are held Friday at 4 PM in SN 2098.




Topic or title 

January  20th, 2017     

Brett Favaro
Memorial University
Title: “Authorized net losses of fish habitat demonstrate need for improved habitat protection in Canada”
Location: SN 2098

January 27th, 2017

Laura King
Nature NL
Title: “Island life: Conserving endangered species in Mauritius”

February 3rd, 2017

Dawn Bignell
Memorial University
Title: "Molecular mimicry as a strategy for manipulating hormone signalling pathways during plant-microbe interactions"

February 10th, 2017

Arnault Le Bris
Memorial University Marine Institute
Title: "Climate vulnerability and resilience in the most valuable North American Fishery"

February 17th, 2017

Father John McCarthy
Visiting speaker
Topic: Lichenology and forest conservation

February 24th, 2017

**Reading week, no seminar**

March 3rd, 2017

Special guest to be announced!

March 10th, 2017

Vipan Shankar
Memorial University
Title: "MEK inhibition increases cancer cell sensitivity to photodynamic therapy"

March 17th, 2017

Charlotte Kenchington
Memorial University
Title: "The Paleobiology and classification of the oldest complex fossils"

March 24th, 2017

Yolanda Wiersma
Memorial University
Title: "Is it common to be rare? Lichens in the Avalon forest landscapes"

March 31st, 2017

Amy Hurford
Memorial University
Title: "Host allometry influences the evolution of parasite host-generalism"

April 7th, 2017

Joe Roman
University of Vermont
Title: "Harboring Diversity: Genetic Variation, Propagule Pressure, and the Establishment and Spread of the Green Crab in North America"

April 14th, 2017

**Good Friday, no seminar**

April 21st, 2017

 Jonathan Fisher
Memorial University
Topic: "Plankton communities in Canada's Arctic"


Snack duty Winter 2017

Jan. 20thBGSA
Jan. 27th
Storey, Vander Wal
Feb. 3rdLang, Igamberdiev
Feb. 10thWiersma, Marino
Feb. 17th
Montevecchi, Leroux
Mar. 3rd
Marshall, Dufour, Bignell
Mar. 10th
Stavely, Tahlan
Mar. 17th
Roncal, Peña-Castillo
Mar. 24th
Rowe, Fisher
Mar. 31st
Gagnon, Purchase
Apr. 7th
Edinger, Hurford
Apr. 21st
Chapman, Vander Wal




230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552