Sept. 18-22, 2017!

Hey there, fellow biologists! Here’s a look at some of the cool seminars happening this week!

Monday (Sept. 18) – @ 2:30pm the Origins Colloquium will be having a talk by Dr. Adam Frank (U Rochester) on “In light of the stars: What astrobiology tells us about the Anthropocene” in MDCL 1110! Learn more about this talk here!

Tuesday (Sept. 19) – @ 4pm Andrea Murillo (Wilson Lab) will be giving a talk at Vox about “The heat shock response in embryonic and young-of-the-year juvenile round whitefish, Prosopium cylindraceum” in LSB 213A!

Wednesday (Sept. 20) – @ 3:30pm the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium will be having Dr. Ed Lyman (U Delware) present on “You are what you eat (and there are biophysical consequences)” in ABB 102! Learn more about this talk here!

Thursday (Sept. 21) – @ 4pm the Biology departmental seminar series will be happening in HSC 1A4 with a presentation from Dr. Carrie Shemanko (U Calgary) on “Endocrine acceleration of the vicious cycle of breast cancer and bone metastasis.”

Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for other exciting seminars and events happening this week!

Also, don’t forget McMaster Water Week is coming soon (Oct. 30- Nov. 3) so sign up for the awesome events!

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Oct. 24-28!

Hey Biology! This week is Mac Water Week! Be sure to check out the amazing events that are being held every day of the week (schedule posted below), and also be sure to check out the awesome seminars that are happening as well!

Tuesday (Oct. 25) – @ 4pm Vox Physiologica will be having Shayen Sreetharan (Wilson Lab) present in LSB 213A!

Wednesday (Oct. 26) – @ 3:30pm the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium will be having Dr. Paul Higgs (McMaster U) present on “Understanding the RNA world – How to get from chemistry to biology using some physics” in ABB 102! Learn more about this presentation here!

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And don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for other exciting seminars and events happening this week too! Have a great week Biology!

October 3-7!

Hi Biology, be sure to check out the exciting events and seminars happening this week!

Monday (Oct. 3)

– @ 1pm the BGSS Welcome BBQ will be taking place at Alpine Tower until 5pm! Tickets are available at Alpine Tower ($5 for returning grad students, free for new students)!

– @ 2:30pm the Origins Colloquium will be having Dr. Janok Bhattachary (McMaster U) present on “Googling Earth and ogling planets: Transforming geomorphology in Earth Sciences” in MDCL 1110!

Tuesday (Oct. 4) – @ 4pm Vox Physiologica will be having Brittney Borowiec (Scott Lab) present in LSB 213A!

Wednesday (Oct. 5) – @ 12:30pm WISE will be having their Mentor of the Month presentation by Dr. Susan Searls Giroux on “The university we are for” in ETB 535!

Be sure to check your inboxes for other exciting seminars!

September 26-30!

Hey there Biology, this week be sure to check out the Welcome BBQ hosted by the BGSS and all the cool seminars happening this week!

Monday (Sept. 26) – @ 2:30pm the Origins Colloquium will be starting their seminar series with Dr. Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy (Scripps Research Institute) presenting on “Before and after the RNA world” in MDCL 1110!

Tuesday (Sept. 27) – @ 4:30pm Vox Physiologica will be having Aneesh Bose (Balshine Lab) present in LSB 213A!

Wednesday (Sept. 28)

– @ 12:30pm the EEB seminar series will be having Dr. Paul Sharp present in MDCL 1010!

– @ 3:30pm the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium will be having Dr. Colin Denniston (Western U) present on “Designing colloidal structures in liquid crystals” in ABB 102!

Friday (Sept. 30) – starting at noon, the BGSS Welcome BBQ at the Apline Tower will be happenings! This event will be free for new students and $5 for returning students! In addition to food there will also be a raffle and the ability to climb the tower! Be sure to bring comfortable shoes!

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September 19-23!

Hey there fellow Biologists, be sure to check out the exciting seminars and events happening this week!

Tuesday (Sept. 20)

– @ 4pm Vox Physiologica will be having Vadim Aksenov (Rollo Lab) present on “Sugar and spice, crickets and mice: Age, diet, and life history trade-offs” in LSB 213A!

– @ 4:30pm WISE will be having a new member information night in the LSB lounge (LSB 213)! RSVP to this event here!

Wednesday (Sept. 21) – @ 3:30pm the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium will be having a presentation by Dr. Christopher Wrede (Michigan State U) on “Laboratory experiments to probe thermonuclear astrophysical explosions” in ABB 102!

Thursday (Sept. 22) – @ 4pm the Biology Departmental seminar series will be having Dr. Charles Darveau (U Ottawa) present on “Diversity and evolution of flight energetics in insects” in HSC 1A4!

Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for other exciting events and seminars happening this week and have a great week!

September 12-16!

Hey Biology! This week be sure to check out all of the exciting seminars!

Tuesday (Sept. 13) – @ 4pm Vox Physiologica will be starting up with a presentation from Austin Browne (O’Donnell Lab) on “Calcium transport by isolated malpighian tubules of insects” in LSB 213A!

Wednesday (Sept. 14)

– @ 12:30 the EEB seminar series will be occurring in LSB 213A!

– @ 3:30pm the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium will be having Dr. Fiona MacNeill (McMaster U) present on “MRI machines and Van Gogh, teabags and IQs: My recent journey through physics and medicine and biology” in ABB 102! Learn more about this seminar here and Dr. MacNeill’s work here!

Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for other exciting events this week and have a great week Biology!