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.
12:30pm to 1:30 pm (unless noted otherwise).
Location: Room 140, HNES Building (unless noted otherwise).
Building Number 31 on Campus Map.
Next Seminar:

When: Monday, February 24 th., 2020 @ 12:30 1:30 pm.
Location: Room 140, HNES Building, Keele Campus.
Speaker: Dr. Carly Ziter
Seminar Topic:
Thinking beyond the park: landscape structure, land-use history, and biodiversity shape urban ecosystem services.

Fall 2019

Date Host Speaker Topic
Sept. 23 Dr. Bridget Stutchbury Dr. Clement Kent, York University Genetic regulatory mechanisms in dopaminergic circuits - from normal activity to disease and regeneration
Sept. 30 Dr. Georg Zoidl Dr. Tod Thiele, University of Toronto Sensorimotor control underlying visually driven behaviours of larval zebrafish
Oct. 7 TBA TBA
Oct. 14 Thanksgiving-No Seminar -
Tues.Oct. 15 at 11:00 am. Dr. Sandra Rehan Dr. Amy Roth, Iowa State University Building a superorganism: Integrative insights into the evolution and regulation of sociality
Oct. 21 No Seminar -
Wed. Oct. 23 from 1:30 pm. to 1:30 pm., Faire/Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building Dr. Ron Pearlman Dr. Ronald Vale,University of California Molecular Motors: From Kinesin to Dynein
Oct. 28 Dr. Pat Lakin-Thomas Dr. Tami Martino, University of Guelph Circadian Medicine – A Pill to Cure Heart Attacks?
Nov. 4 Dr. Georg Zoidl Dr. William Baldridge, University of Lethbridge Let there be light: Studies of horizontal cells in the teleost retina
Tuesday Nov. 5' Dr. Bridget Stutchbury Dr. Jane Heffernan, York University Infectious disease management: A multi-scale problem
Nov. 11 Dr. Dawn Bazely Dr. Marie Josee Fortin, University of Toronto Ecological Networks in Dynamic Landscapes
Nov 18 Dr. Yi Sheng Dr. Laurence Pelletier, University of Toronto Charting the centrosome landscape in normal and disease states
Nov 25 Dr. Chun Peng Dr. Wei-Yang Lu,, University of Western Ontario Nitric oxide regulates microglial cell cycle by modulating plasma membrane expression of TRPV2
Dec. 2 Dr. Chris Lortie Dr. Clint Kelly, Université du Québec à Montréal Reproducible research practices: How openness can increase the validity of published results
Dec. 9 Dr. Bridget Stutchbury Dr. Satinder Brar, Environmental Engineering Syncing bioresourcing with environmental remediation (SyBER)

Winter 2020

Date Host Speaker Topic
Jan. 20 No Seminar - -
Jan. 27 No Seminar - -
Feb. 3 No Seminar - -
Feb. 10 No Seminar - -
Feb. 17 No Seminar
Feb. 24, from 12:30 1:30 pm. in Room 140, HNES Building Dr. Sapna Sharma Dr. Carly Ziter Thinking beyond the park: landscape structure, land-use history, and biodiversity shape urban ecosystem services
Mar. 2 No Seminar - -
Mar. 9 No Seminar - -
Mar. 16 No Seminar - -
Mar. 23 No Seminar - -
Mar. 30 No Seminar - -