The Department of Biology’s Seminar Series will feature a diverse group of national and international scientists in the fields of Cell and Molecular Biology, Physiology, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (unless noted otherwise).
Location: Room 306, Lumbers Building (unless noted otherwise).
When: Monday, April 2 nd., 2018 @ 12:30 pm. – 1:30 pm.
Location: Room 306, Lumbers Building, Keele Campus.
Speaker: Dr. Heath MacMillan
Seminar Topic: Struggling against entropy: how ion and water homeostasis determine insect chilling tolerance.
|Jan 15||Dr. Sam Benchimol||Dr. James Eubanks, Krembil Research Institute (Toronto Western Hospital and University of Toronto)||Linking oxidative stress and attenuated mTORC1 signaling to the pathogenesis of Rett syndrome|
|Jan 22||Dr. Yi Sheng||Dr. Andrea Jurisicova, Mount Sinai Hospital, Lunenfeld Research institute||Dissecting pathways regulating ovarian reserve|
|Jan 29||Dr. Yi Sheng||Dr. Dinesh Christendat, Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto||An Unusual Convergence: The Evolution and Diversity of Proteins in Specialized Metabolism|
|Feb 5||Dr. Dasantila
| Seminar CANCELLED
|Feb 12||Dr. Jean-Paul Paluzzi||Dr. Monika Gulia Nuss, University of Nevada||Insulin signaling in Arthropods: beyond nutrient metabolism|
|Feb 19||No Seminar – Reading Week|
|Feb 26||Dr. Amro Zayed||Dr. Clare Rittschof, University of Kentucky||Is that plasticity, or just behavior? Understanding the regulation of highly dynamic phenotypes|
|Mar 5||Dr. Dasantila Golemi-Kotra||Dr. Cordula Enenkel, University of Toronto – Biochemistry||Proteasome Dynamics|
|Mar 12||Dr. Kyle Belozerov||Seminar CANCELLED||–|
|Mar 19||Dr. Chun Peng||Dr. Zhong-Ping Feng, University of Toronto||Ion channels in neurodevelopmental disorders|
|Mar 26||Dr. Dasantila Golemi-Kotra||Dr. Russell Bishop, McMaster University||From exciton to optimon: the enzymology of PagP|
|Apr 2||Dr. Gil Yerushalmi||Dr. Heath MacMillan, Carleton University||Struggling against entropy: how ion and water homeostasis determine insect chilling tolerance|
|Sept 11||Dr. Bridget Stutchbury||Dr. Terry Sachlos, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University||Bone Marrow Engineering: A model system for stem cell biology and cancer
stem cell drug screening
|Sept 18||Dr. Dasantila Golemi-Kotra||Dr. Shannon Dunn, Toronto General Research Institute||Modeling Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Risk Factors In Animal Models|
|Sept 25||Dr. Alex Filazzola||Dr. Glenn Milner, Ontario Climate Consortium||Translating Research to Practice: Lessons from a Network of Climate Change Practitioners in Ontario|
|Oct 2||Dr. Gary Sweeney||Dr. Kostas Pantopoulos, Lady Davis Institute||Systemic iron metabolism and inflammation|
|Oct 16||Dr. Chris Lortie||Dr. Gavin Simpson, University of Regina||Spatial and Temporal Variation in the Importance of Key Global Change Drivers|
2:30 pm. to 3:30 pm.
|Dr. John McDermott||Giulio Cossu, University of Manchester||From blood vessel wall to repairing dystrophic muscle:
The long journey of pericytes
N940 Ross Building
1:30 pm. to 2:30 pm.
|Dr. Ron Pearlman|| Dr. David Julius, University of California, San Francisco
||Natural products as probes of the pain pathway:
from physiology to atomic structure
|Oct 30||Dr. Julia Gauberg||Dr. Barb Katzenback, University of Waterloo||Development of Frog Skin Cell Lines to Elucidate Host-Virus interactions|
|Nov 6||Dr. Vivian Saridakis||Dr. Karen Maxwell, University of Toronto||Anti-CRISPR Proteins: From Phage Biology to Biotechnology|
|Nov 13||Dr. Chris Lortie||Dr. Alex Filazzola, York University||Not All Facilitation is the Same: Examining Multiple Mechanisms of Positive Interactions|
|Nov 27||Dr. Andy White||Dr. Marc Fabian, Lady Davis Institute||Tying Up Loose Ends: Investigating the Mechanics of mRNA Gene Silencing Networks|
|Dec 4||Dr. Sapna Sharma||Dr. Laura Brown, University of Toronto||Lake Ice: Monitoring, Modelling and Melting|