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!

September 5-9!

Welcome to the fall semester Biology! This week be sure to check out some fun graduate student events, as well as some seminars which are starting up this week!

Wednesday (Sept. 7)

– 10am the Resource Fair for Graduate Students will be occurring in CIBC Hall, 3rd floor of the Student Centre!

– @ 12:30pm the EEB seminar series will be having Dr. Ben Evans present on “Macaque speciation, sex chromosome evolution, and gene flow in the Sulawesi island, Indonesia” in LSB 213A! Learn more about Dr. Evan’s work here!

– @ 3pm the Biology TA Meeting for new and returning Biology TAs will be held in the LSB lounge!

– @ 3:30pm the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium will be having Dr. Ralph Pudritz (McMaster U) present on “Connecting the orbital and structural properties of exoplanets with their formation” in ABB 102! Learn more about this presentation here and Dr. Pudritz’s work here!

Thursday (Sept. 8)

– @ 10am the Teaching and Learning Forum will be occurring in CIBC hall on the 3rd floor of the Student Centre!

– @ 11am the GSA Free BBQ will start at the Phoenix!

Have a great week Biology, and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for other exciting events and seminars this week!

July 18-22!

Hey Biology! This week read about the different research approaches the Weretilnyk lab uses and check out the fun seminar below!

Wednesday (July 20) – @ 4pm a Special Biology seminar will be occurring with Dr. Jose Lopez-Barneo (University of Seville) on “Oxygen sensing and stem cells in the carotid body: Role in adaptation to hypoxia” in HSC 4E20! Learn more about Dr. Lopez-Barneo’s work here!

Keep an eye out for other exciting events and have a great week!

July 4-8!

Here they Biology! Hope you had a great Canada Day long weekend! This week be sure to check out July’s lab of the month featuring the Weretilnyk lab and what they study! Also, be sure to keep an eye out for exciting events happening this week!

Wednesday (July 6) – @ 10am a special Biology seminar by Dr. Jyoti Shah (U North Texas) on “Plant-pest interaction: A tug-of-war for supremacy” will be happening in LSB 212A!

Have a great week Biology!

June 27 – July 1!

Hey Biology! Not too many events are happening this week, but be sure to check out:

Tuesday (June 28) – from 12-3pm the BGSS will be hosting a Fun in the Sun Fundraiser on the LSB patio! Come out for cool beverages ($1-2) and treats ($2-3)!

Friday (July 1)HAPPY CANADA DAY!

And be sure to keep your eyes peeled for other exciting events happening this week!