Seminar Series

Winter 2017 Seminar Schedule

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

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

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

Date:Labs:
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

 

Contact

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