Seminar Series







Date & Time





Jan. 13th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Robert Froemke

NYU School of Medicine

Maternal behavior, oxytocin, and synaptic plasticity

SW 403

B. Richards

Jan. 20th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Wayne Snedden

Queen's University

Breaking codes and getting the message through: calcium signals and sensors in plants

SW 403

S. Gazzarrini

Jan 27th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Jacqueline Monaghan

Queen's University

Mechanisms regulating immune signalling and homeostasis in plants

SW 403

C. Hasenkampf

Feb. 3rd

12 – 1pm

Dr. Hong Wang

University of Saskatchewan

Cyclin-dependent Kinase Inhibitors and Plant Development

SW 403

R. Zhao

Feb. 17th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Marco Rodriguez

Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres

Using joint models of abundance to understand trait-environment relationships in tropical stream fish communities

SW 403

N. Mandrak

Mar. 3rd

12 – 1pm

Dr. Njal Rollinson

U of T, St. George

Maternal effects and the evolution of body size ... or, why are Chinese giant salamanders so huge

SW 403

N. Mandrak

Mar. 10th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Sebastian Seibold

Tehnische Universitat Munchen

Why dead wood matters for biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in forests

SW 403

M. Cadotte

Mar. 17th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Jin Suk Lee

Concordia University

Mitogen-activated protein kinase specificity during stomatal development

SW 403

S. Gazzarrini

Mar. 24th

12 – 1pm

Dr. David McLean

Northwestern University

Neural circuits for speed control during locomotion

SW 403

T. Thiele

Mar. 31th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Todd Thiele

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dissecting the neurocircuitry that modulates binge alcohol drinking and the transition to dependence

SW 403

T. Thiele


MSc Exit Seminars:

Rex Shun Chiu on Friday January 13th, 2017 at 9:10 am

Title: Regulation of Seed Germination at High Temperature in Arabidopsis thaliana

Mathieu Poirier on Friday January 6th, 2017 at 2:10 pm

Title: Characterization of F-actin flashes on Phagosomes in macrophages

Please join us in SW403, for the following exit seminars:

Sadek Shorbagi on Tuesday August 2nd, 2016 at 2:10 pm

Title: Dynamics of the association of heat shock protein HSPA6 (Hsp70B') and HSPA1A (Hsp70-1) with stress-sensitive cytoplasmic and nuclear structures in differentiated human neuronal cells

Larissa Becirovic on Thursday July 28th, 2016 at 10:10 am

Title: Localization of Heat Shock Protein HSPA6 (HSP70B') to the Periphery of Nuclear Speckles is Disrupted by a Transcription Inhibitor Following Thermal Stress in Human Neuronal Cells

PhD Exit Seminars:

Trisha Mahtani on Friday January 27, 2017 at 3:10pm  | SW403

Title: The role of TRPV5 in B cell activation and signalling

Alex Sin on Tuesday December 13, 2-16 at 2:10 pm  | SW403

Title: Growth of the Mammalian Golgi Apparatus During Interphase

Derrick Groom on Wednesday October 19th, 2016 at 11:10 am  | SW403

Title:  Hummingbird Hovering Energetics and Flight Capacities Across Elevational Gradients

Roxanne Fournier on Tuesday October 11th, 2016 at 10:10 am  | SW403

Title: Osteocyte Form and Function in Loading and Unloading Environments

Kewei Xu on Thursday September 29th, 2016 at 10:10 am | SW403

Title: Cytoskeletal changes during classical activation of macrophages

Brandy Velten on Friday August 26th, 2016 at 11:10 am | SW403

Title: Comparative Identification and Characterization of Myosin Heavy Chain Isoforms in Avian Skeletal Muscle

Devrim Coskun on Thursday August 25th, 2016 at 11:10 am | SW403

Title: On the Roles of Membrane Channels in Plant Mineral Nutrition and Toxicity