Seminar Series

The Department of Biology’s Seminar Series will feature a diverse group of national and international scientists in the fields of Cell and Molecular Biology, Physiology, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Time: 12:30pm to 1:30 pm (unless noted otherwise).
Next Seminar:
When: Monday, September 21 st., 2020 @ 12:30 pm.to 1:30 pm.
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Join Zoom Meeting: https://yorku.zoom.us/j/92816646669?pwd=NWtXNy9QS01BWVFQRWJPUW52Y1F0Zz09
Meeting ID: 928 1664 6669
Passcode: 314635
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Speaker: Dr. Aled Edwards
Seminar Topic:
Open science - from genes to affordable medicines.
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Date Host Speaker Topic
Sept. 14 Dr. Jean-Paul Paluzzi and Dr. Amro Zayed Dr. Stephanie Wales Tobin, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute The role of immune cell aging on skeletal muscle repair
Sept. 21 Dr. Vivian Saridakis Dr. Aled Edwards, University of Toronto/Oxford University Open science - from genes to affordable medicines
Sept. 28 Dr. Jean-Paul Paluzzi Dr. Ben Matthews, UBC Thirsting for blood and hunting for water: genetics and neurobiology of mosquito behaviour
Oct. 5 Dr. Jean-Paul Paluzzi Dr. Nilay Yapici, Cornell Neural control of foraging and food intake
Oct. 12,                NO SEMINAR/READING WEEK - - - -
Oct. 15, THURS. TBA Gairdner Seminars - -
Oct. 19 Dr. Chris Lortie Dr. Jacob Lucero, York University Biological invasions in changing biomes: how species interactions are reshaping biodiversity
Oct. 26 Dr. Jean-Paul Paluzzi Dr. Andrew Walker, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland TBD
Nov. 2 Dr. Jean-Paul Paluzzi Dr. Katie Marshall, UBC Mechanisms of plasticity in invertebrate cold tolerance at the continental and local scale
Nov. 9 Dr. Sapna Sharma Peter Soroye, University of Ottawa TBD
Nov. 16 Dr.Raymond Kwong and Dr. Georg Zoidl Dr. Marc Ekker, Dept. of Biology, UOttawa Development of dopaminergic and GABAergic neurons in zebrafish: from embryos to adults
Nov. 23 Dr. Chris Lortie Dr. Alex Filazzola, University of Alberta Understanding extremes in ecology in a changing world
Nov.30 Dr. Amro Zayed Dr.Olav Rueppell, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta The obvious and the obscure of the honey bee ovary
Dec. 7 Dr.Jean-Paul Paluzzi Dr. Robert Huber, Trent University Using the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum to study Batten disease


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