Seminar Series







Date & Time





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


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