Seminar Series







Date & Time





Sept. 7th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Jim Roth

University of Manitoba

Predators attract prey? Foxes facilitate trophic and non-trophic interactions among species at the Arctic’s edge.

AA 160

R. Boonstra

Sept. 14th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Sara Paull

University of Colorado

Reconciling discrepancies between laboratory and field studies of temperature-driven changes to disease risk

SW 403

P. Molnar

Oct. 5th

12 - 1pm

Dr. David Schoppik

New York University


A primal role for balance in the development of coordinated locomotion

SW 403 T. Thiele

Oct. 26th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Kaspar Podgorski

Janelia Research Campus


Computational microscopes for recording brain activity

SW 403

T. Thiele

Nov 2nd

12 – 1pm

Dr. Jeremy Lundholm

Saint Mary's University


The intertwining of productivity and environmental heterogeneity as drivers of ecosystem services.

SW 403


Nov. 9th

12 - 1pm

Dr. Ashley Bruce

University of Toronto

Microtubule dependent nuclear migration during zebrafish embryonic development SW 403 R. Harrison

Nov. 30th

12 – 1pm

Dr. Emily Standen

University of Ottawa

Motor control changes during locomotion: trying to understand the roll of sensory feedback in an amphibious fish

SW 403

K. Welch


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