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2018 Visiting Speaker Series

The Visiting Speakers Program at the Faculty of Agriculture aims to build and support a robust and dynamic research culture across the campus.  

The program will offer scholarly research seminars and will provide our faculty, staff, students and research associates an opportunity to engage with world class scientists. This initiative aligns with one of the major intents of the Faculty Strategic Research Plan: to “Build a Community of Scholarship”.

Date

Name, Affiliation & Title

Time & Location

Jan 19

Josh Kurek

Mount Allison University

The "one-two punch" of DDT and climate change on aquatic invertebrates in remote New Brunswick Lakes

2:00pm

C138

Jan 26

Zoe Migicovsky

AAFC

Improving apples using genomics-assisted breeding

2:00pm

C138

Feb 9

Stuart Smyth

University of Saskatchewan

International Trade, Regulatory Barriers and Innovative Technologies

2:00pm

C138

Feb 16 Trevor Charles

University of Waterloo

New insights to soil bacteria using metagenomics

2:00pm

C138

March 2 Zoe Panchen

Dalhousie University

Leaf, flower and fruit phenology, a climate change perspective

2:00pm

C138

March 2

Kendra McClure

AAFC

Exploring horticulturally important traits in apple using genetic mapping

2:30pm

C138

March 2 Dara Orbach

Mount Holyoake College / Dalhousie University

Genital interactions during simulated copulation among marine mammals

3:00pm

C138

March 9

Elsa Vasseur

McGill University

How to make sure cows age well (perspectives on the sustainable life of dairy cattle)

2:00pm

C138

March 16

Christy Morrisey

University of Saskatchewan

Weighing in on the environmental issues of widespread neonicotinoid use: considerations for water, bugs and birds

2:00pm

C138

March 23

Christie Bahlai

Kent State University

Data driven discovery in managed landscapes: asking bigger questions with other people’s data

2:00pm

C138