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Queen's University

    Departmental Seminars 2013-14

    Departmental seminars are held Friday's at 12:30 pm normally in Room 1102 (or Room 3110) BioSciences Complex. The Departmental Seminar Coordinator for 2013-14 is Dr. Vicki Friesen. Please contact her if you have ideas for a speaker or wish to volunteer yourself.

     Fall 2013 and Winter 2014

     Date  Speaker  Title
    Sep 20, 2013
    David Wharton - Professor of Zoology, University of Otago, New Zealand
    An Antarctic nematode as a model system for surviving extreme environmental stress

    Oct 11, 2013

    1:30 pm Room 3110

    Katharina Bremer, PhD Candidate, Biology Department, Queen's University Environmental sensitivity of mitochondrial gene expression in fish

    Oct 18, 2013

    Jonathan Plett, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Australia Dark Dealings:  The ins and outs of power brokering in soil communities
    Nov 8, 2013 Chris Martyniuk, University of New Brunswick, Biology Department and CRI Sex steroid production and feedback:  Novel perspectives from molecular profiling in the teleostean gonad

    Nov 15, 2013

    10:30 a.m.

    Ehab Abouheif, Department of Biology, McGill University The EvoDevo of Sexual Conflict in Water Striders

    Nov 15, 2013

    1:30 Dupuis Auditorium

    David Galbraith, Royal Botanical Gardens TBA
    Dec 13, 2013 Kevin Oh, Posoctoral Research Associate, Neurobiology&Behavior/Cornell University Rapid evolutionary divergence via sexual selection:  from process to pattern in a Hawaii species radiation

    Jan 31, 2014


    Jonathan Verreault,University of Quebec at Montreal
    You are what you eat:  Using GPS-based telemetry and stable isotopes to understand the links between habitat-use, foraging strategies and contaminant profiles in avian species
    Feb 28, 2014 Scott Taylor, Fuller Evolutionary Biology Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cornell Lab or Ornithology
    Consistent genomic signatures of reproductive isolation in a hybrid zone responding to climate change

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014


    Mark Vellend, Departement de biologie, Universite de Sherbrooke
    Integrating ecology and genetics:  patterns, experiments and ideas

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Room 3110

    Christopher Kimber, PhD candidate with Adam Chippindale, Biology Department, Queen's University The genetic architecture of life history in drosophila

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