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Seminar Series

The Department of Biology’s Seminar Series features a diverse group of national and international scientists in the fields of Cell and Molecular Biology, Physiology, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Seminars are held on Mondays from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (unless noted otherwise below).

Join Zoom Meeting: March 20th. Biology Seminar @ 12:30 pm:

Meeting ID: 971 8284 8525

Passcode: 545524

Winter 2023 Seminar Schedule

January 23Dr. Bridget StutchburyDr. Lila Ma, 
York University
On the neural basis of behavioral flexibility
January 30Dr. Chun PengDr. Stephen Renaud, 
University of Western Ontario
Young at heart: OVO-like transcription factors and the placenta-heart axis
February 20
*Family Day - no seminar*
February 27Dr. Sapna SharmaDr. Joshua Culpepper, 
York University
The Response of Mountain Lakes to Environmental Change
March 20 Dr. Kathi Hudak Dr. Gabriel Krivdova, 
of Toronto
Elucidating the Functional Roles of microRNAs in Human Hematopoiesis and Leukemia

Fall 2022 Seminar Schedule

October 17Dr. Satinder BrarDr. Horváth, 
University of Boras
Anaerobic digestion - biochemical routes ?
October 24Dr. Andy WhiteDr. Beth Nicholson, 
University of Toronto
Mobile element integration reveals a chromosome dimer resolution system in the human pathogen Legionella pneumophila
October 31Dr. Bridget StutchburyDr. Shooka Karimpour, 
York University
Modeling the hydrodynamics of two-phase flows: application to microplastics and bubbly flows
November 7Dr. Dasantila-Golemi KotraDr. Santiago Ramón-Maiques, 
Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia
Structural biomedicine: nuts and bolts of molecular machines
November 21Dr. Chun PengDr. Zhengping Jia, 
University of Toronto
Molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity in health and disease
November 28Dr. Jeffrey Schall Dr. Patrick Cavanagh, York University Illusions of position and art that reveal how the brain works