Seminar Series

UTSC

 

BIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES

WINTER 2018 SCHEDULE

 

 

Date & Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Host

Jan. 12th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Chelsea Rochman

University of Toronto

The ecological impacts of plastic pollution in aquatic habitats

SW 403

S. MacIvor

Jan. 19th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Marta Carboni

University of Toronto

From functional traits to invasion processes in plant communities

SW 403

M. Cadotte

Jan. 26th

1 - 2pm

Dr. Simon Chen

University of Ottawa

Dissecting Neural Circuits Underlying Motor Learning in Normal and Disease Mouse Models

SW 403 B. Richards

Feb. 9th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Kendra Burbank

University of Chicago

 

Mirrored STDP for Biologically Plausible Autoencoder Learning

SW 403

B. Richards

Thurs. Mar. 1st

3 - 4:30pm

Dr. Steve Amstrup

Polar Bears International
University of Wyoming

 

Polar Bears, climate change, truth and lies in the internet age

AA160 P. Molnar

Mar. 9th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Paul CaraDonna

 

Plant-pollinator interactions: from existing variation to the consequences of climate change

SW 403

S. MacIvor

Mar. 16th

12 - 1pm

Dr. Tin Klanjšček   SW 403 P. Molnar

Mar. 23rd

12 - 1pm

Dr. Jason Shepherd Viral-like mechanisms of intercellular trafficking of RNA in the nervous system SW 403 T. Thiele

Apr. 6th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Dinesh Christendat

University of Toronto

An Unusual Convergence: The Evolution and Diversity of Proteins in Specialized Metabolism

SW 403

R. Zhao

 

UTSC

 

BIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES

FALL 2017 SCHEDULE

 

 

Date & Time

Speaker

Title

Location

Host

Sept. 15th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Florian Engert

Harvard University

Neural circuits and behavior in larval zebrafish

SW 403

T. Thiele

Oct. 20th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Anders Angerbjörn

Stockholm University

Response of arctic predators to fluctuating prey populations

SW 403

R. Boonstra

Nov. 3rd

12 - 1pm

Dr. Stacey Elmore The new and old adventures of a psychrophilic disease ecologist: arctic foxes, cervids, and some pathogens   Peter Molnar

Nov 10th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Sergey V. Plotnikov

University of Toronto

 

Dynamic traction forces exerted on the extracellular matrix mediate cellular response to microenvironment stiffness

SW 403

R. Harrison

Nov 17th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Marc Johnson

University of Toronto

Evolution in the urban jungle

SW 403

S.MacIvor

Nov. 24th

12 - 1pm

Yuhai Cui Functional Interplays among Chromatin Regulators in Plants - using genome-wide approaches to dissect global players   Sonia Gazzarrini

Dec. 1st

12 – 1pm

Dr. Dave Mclean

Northwestern University

Neural circuits for speed control

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