Events and seminars

The Department of Biology's Seminar Series 2017-2018

The Department of Biology Seminars run on Fridays at 3:30 pm from September to April.

2017/18 seminars

Date Room Speaker               Title Host
8 September 2017 MSB 150 Cameron Freshwater

"Ecological drivers of migratory variation in juvenile sockeye salmon"

Dr. Francis Juanes

15 September 2017

Joint Seminar with Division of Medical Sciences

MSB 150

Dr. Ben Reese, Dept. of
Psychological and Brain Sciences, UC Santa Barbara

"Genetic Control of Neuronal Demographics in the Mouse Retina"

Dr. Bob Chow

22 September 2017

MSB 150

Dr. Christoph Vorburger,
EAWAG ,Switzerland

"Symbionts mediate host-parasitoid coevolution in insects"

Dr. Steve Perlman

29 September 2017

MSB 150

Eric Rondeau

PhD exit
seminar

"Genomics of teleost fish"

Dr. Ben Koop

6 October 2017

MSB 150

Dr. Chris Harley, Dept. of Zoology, UBC

"When do species interactions dictate the ecological responses to environmental change?"

Dr. Steve Perlman

13 October 2017

MSB 150

Dr. Wayne Maddison, Dept.
of Zoology, UBC

"The music of  evolution"

Dr. Steve Perlman

20 October 2017

MSB 150

Dr. Jasmine Janes, School of Environmental and Rural Science, U. New England,
Australia

"Understanding the role of introgression in speciation of complex groups: in a case study with Eucaliptus"

Dr. Gerry Allen

27 October 2017

MSB 150

Dr. Graham Sinclair, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver

"Benefit vs Harm: Ethical practice in Newborn Screening"

Dr. John Taylor

3 November 2017

MSB 150

Dr. Maia Hoeberechts, Ocean Networks Canada, Victoria

TBA

Dr. Barbara Hawkins

10 November 2017

MSB 150

Dr. Sean Rogers, Dept. of Biological Sciences, U. Calgary

"Ecological genetics of adaptation to environmental change in threespine stickleback"

Dr. Steve Perlman

17 November 2017

Grad Symposium Week - No Friday Seminar

24 November 2017

MSB 150

TBA

1 December 2017

MSB 150 Dr. Lisa Rodgers, Dept. of Biochemistry and Microbiology, UVic "Modulation of host immunity by intestinal helminths and the bacterial microbiota" Dr. Steve Perlman

8 December 2017

MSB 150

Dr. Cara Haney, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, UBC

TBA

Dr. Barbara Hawkins