Our department is diverse, running from cell and molecular biology to ecosystems and evolution. We ask Departmental speakers to craft a seminar that has appeal to the breadth of an integrative biology department.
Upcoming Departmental Seminars
Department Seminars - 2021-2022
Past Departmental Seminars
Dr. Nicanor Gonzalez-Morales, Biology Department, McGill University. The Drosophila perspective of muscle assembly and maintenance?.
Dr. Devang Mehta, Biological Sciences, University of Alberta. Post-genetic responses to abiotic stress in plants???.
Dr. Maria Aristizabal, University of British Columbia. Deciphering mechanisms of transcription regulation and their role in the biological embedding of experience?.
Dr. Matthew Andrusiak, Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego. The molecular mechanisms driven by prion-like domain containing proteins?.
Dr. Shrivani Pirahas, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Calgary. Mitochondrial metabolism and the control of animal growth.
Dr. Barney Geddes, Biology Department, McMaster University. Harnessing the genetics of plant-microbe symbiosis for sustainable agriculture?.
Dr. Joe Schwarcz, McGill Office for Science and Society. Hey! There are Cockroaches in my Chocolate Ice Cream! (Host Biology Graduate Student Association)
Dr. Tim Healy, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Mechanisms underlying physiological adaptation: linking genotype to phenotype
Dr. Erin McCallum, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. From mechanisms to populations: Assessing the ecological consequences of emerging pollutants for aquatic organisms
Dr. Alex Zimmer, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta. Shaping physiological phenotypes: The influence of genomic, developmental, and environmental inputs on salt and water balance in freshwater fishes
Cécilia Barouillet, Queen's Biology, Ph.D. Candidate. Long-term response of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) nursery lakes to climate and watershed management activities in British Columbia (Canada). (Host Brian Cumming)
Dr. Alex Little, Department of Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara. The Price of Change: mechanisms and costs of adaptive plasticity
Dr. Margaret Eng, Toxicology Centre, University of Saskatchewan. Integrating Laboratory and Field Approaches in Wildlife Toxicology
Dr. Graham Scott, Department of Biology, McMaster University. Living the High Life: Integrative Functional Mechanisms of High-Altitude Adaptation. (Host Yuxiang Wang)
Meghan Rains, Agloma University and Queen's Biology, Ph.D. Candidate. Investigating Suberin Biosynthesis in Poplar: Candidate Genes and Chemical Composition. (Supervisor Sharon Regan)