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Biology Fall Seminar

Posted by Department of Biology (Faculty of Science) on September 21, 2022 in General Announcements

WHEN: September 22 – December 8, 2022

WHERE: Departmental seminars are held every Thursday in person (unless noted otherwise) in the 5th floor lounge, Life Sciences Building, Biology Wing, Dalhousie at 11.30 Atlantic Time. 

All seminars will also be streamed synchronously on Zoom to provide remote access for those who cannot attend in person. To log onto Zoom please use this recurring link

For asynchronous viewing recordings are made available at our Youtube Channel

If you or your students wish to meet with a visiting external speaker please contact the respective host.

September 22
Andrew Medeiros, Dalhousie University
Title: Reconstructing the influence lost societies on the environment in the Canadian Arctic

September 28
Daniel Pauly, University of British Columbia (Host: Boris)
Title: Fish must breathe: an introduction to the Gill-Oxygen Limitation Theory (GOLT)
NOTE: Special Seminar: WEDNESDAY at 330PM, 5th floor lounge and on Zoom

September 29  
Julia Blanchard, University of Tasmania (Host: Derek)
Title: Why size matters for understanding climate change impacts on marine ecosystems and fisheries

October 6 Donna Dimarchopoulou, Woods Hole Oceanographic and Dalhousie (Host: Heike)
Title: The effects of ocean warming on global fish catches

October 13 Doug Rasher, University of Maine (Host: Aaron)
Title: A brave new ocean: How climate change and predator loss have redefined the ecology and resilience of kelp forests

October 20 Emily Choy, Mc Gill University (Host: Myers Lecture Committee)
Title: Seabirds as sentinels of marine ecosystem health and environmental change
NOTE: Special Myers Memorial Lecture: Thursday at 7PM on Zoom only

October 27 Sarah Fortune, Dalhousie University
Title: Understanding whale behaviour and habitat-use using drones and biologgers

November 3 Gonzalo Giribet, Harvard University (Host: Jen)
Title: On ctenes and choanocytes: tales about the phylogeny of early animals


November 17 Tony Williams, Simon Fraser University (Host: Glenn)
Title: Avian Reproduction: Back to the Future

November 24 Mark Jewell, McGill University (Host: Boris)
Title: Experimental eco-evolutionary dynamics in floating aquatic plants

December 1 Tyler Eddy, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Host: Derek)
Title: Newfoundland and Labrador ecosystems and fisheries post cod collapse

December 8 Arunika Gunawardena, Dalhousie University
Title: Lace plant: a road map for developing a versatile model system