Biology Seminar Series - Thesis Proposal Practice Presentations

Event Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Location: 
AT1010 (Thunder Bay) / OA2006 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Free

As part of the fulfillment of the requirements of the MSc Biology program at Lakehead University, each student is required to present, publicly, a thesis proposal wherein the student describes their research plan and demonstrates why their research is novel and worthwhile. While the thesis proposal does account for a large part of a student's final grade, it represents, more importantly, an opportunity to receive valuable feedback on the research topic in question.

Speakers: Various graduate students

Friday, November 30, 2018

2:30pm - 5:30pm
AT1010 (Thunder Bay) / OA2006 (Orillia)

MSc Thesis Proposal - Simrun Chahal

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Event Location: 
AT5036 (Thunder Bay) / OA3007 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Free

You are invited to attend the MSc thesis proposal presentation, "Inflammasome Activation by Nontypable and Encapsulated Haemophilus Influenzae," by graduate student Simrun Chahal (Supervisor: Dr. Marina Ulanova).

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: AT5036 (Thunder Bay)

All are welcome to attend.

Campus: 

Department of Biology Fall Seminar Series - Dr. Brian Shuter

Event Date: 
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
AT1010 (TBay) / OA2006 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Free

You're invited to attend the sixth presentation of the Fall 2018 Biology Seminar Series presented by Dr. Azim Mallik and Dr. Michael Rennie, Department of Biology, Lakehead University (Thunder Bay).

Guest Speaker: Dr. Brian Shuter, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto / Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Presentation: "Fish life history dynamics in ecological and evolutionary time”

All are welcome. Seminars are free, and no registration is required. Light refreshments will be served (Thunder Bay). Please email biology@lakeheadu.ca to receive future announcements.

Department of Biology Fall Seminar Series - Dr. Matthew Scrafford

Event Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
AT1010 (TBay) / OA2006 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Free

You're invited to attend the fifth presentation of the Fall 2018 Biology Seminar Series presented by Dr. Azim Mallik, Department of Biology, Lakehead University (Thunder Bay).

Guest Speaker: Dr. Matthew Scrafford, Wildlife Conservation Society Canada

Presentation: "Wolverine conservation and research initiatives in the boreal forest

All are welcome. Seminars are free, and no registration is required. Light refreshments will be served (Thunder Bay). Please email biology@lakeheadu.ca to receive future announcements.

Department of Biology Fall Seminar Series - Dr. Faisal Moola

Event Date: 
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC1010 (TBay) / OA2006 (Orillia)

You're invited to attend the fourth presentation of the Fall 2018 Biology Seminar Series presented by Dr. Azim Mallik, Department of Biology, Lakehead University (Thunder Bay).

Guest Speaker: Dr. Faisal Moola, University of Guelph

Presentation: "Protecting the peace:  Indigenous-led conservation in northwestern Ontario

All are welcome. Seminars are free, and no registration is required. Light refreshments will be served (Thunder Bay). Please email biology@lakeheadu.ca to receive future announcements.

Department of Biology Fall Seminar Series - Dr. Scott Higgins

Event Date: 
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC1010 (TBay) / OA2006 (Orillia)

You're invited to attend the third presentation of the Fall 2018 Biology Seminar Series presented by Dr. Azim Mallik and Dr. Michael Rennie, Department of Biology, Lakehead University (Thunder Bay).

Guest Speaker: Dr. Scott Higgins, Research Scientist, International Institute for Sustainable Development-Experimental Lakes Area, University of Manitoba

Presentation: "Climate effects on lakes of Canada’s boreal shield.

All are welcome. Seminars are free, and no registration is required. Light refreshments will be served (Thunder Bay). Please email biology@lakeheadu.ca to receive future announcements.

Operation Wallacea Webinar Presentation

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event Location: 
https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6936143053667834883
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact Name: 
canada@opwall.com
Event Contact Phone: 
(905) 231-2095
Event Contact Web: 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING NEXT SUMMER?

 Are you seeking adventure? In need of research experience? Interested in conservation?

On Tuesday October 30th at 7:00pm EDT, Dr. Justin Hines of the field research organizationOperation Wallacea will be giving an online webinar presentation about how students can gainfield experience as a Research Assistant or collect data for a dissertation/thesis project next summer. Choice of location includes the cloud forests and coral reefs of Honduras, the lush tropical rainforest and immense coral reefs of Indonesia, the rivers and estuaries of the Peruvian Amazon, the bush of northeastern South Africa, and many more. For 2019, we are also excited to introduce a new project in Malawi!

There are over 50 projects available in 10 countries for research assistants and over 150 individual research projects. Register for the GoToWebinar presentation to hear more about what this exciting program has to offer! Register by visiting https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6936143053667834883 or enter the Webinar ID# 383-183-483 at www.gotowebinar.com

For further details please visit our website www.opwall.com and check out the 2019 University Brochure. if you have further questions please contact the office either via e-mail atcanada@opwall.com or by phone on (905) 231-2095.

Department of Biology Fall Seminar Series - Dr. John Pastor

Event Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC1010 (TBay) / OA2006 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact E-mail: 

Dr. John Pastor

University of Minnesota-Duluth

Presentation:  "Ecology of moose, vegetation and soils on Isle Royale:  thoughts on two decades of research"

Hosted by Dr. Azim Mallik and Dr. Brian McLaren.

All are welcome!  No registration required.

Light refreshments will be served.

Please email biology@lakeheadu.ca to receive future announcements.

 

Campus: 

Department of Biology Fall Seminar Series - Dr. Arthur Weis

Event Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 1010 (TBay) / OA 2007 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
FREE
Event Contact E-mail: 

Dr. Arthur Weis

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,

University of Toronto

Presentation: "When to do it: selection on phenology through the general, social and internal environments"

Hosted by Dr. Azim Mallik and Dr. Michael Rennie
All are welcome!  No registration is required.
Light refreshments will be served (TBay)
Please email biology@lakeheadu.ca to receive future announcements.

M.Sc. Thesis Defense - Cameron Robb-Mackay

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:30pm
Event Location: 
ATAC3004
 

You are invited to attend the M.Sc. Thesis Defense of Cameron Robb-Mackay (Supervisor:  Dr. Carney Matheson)

The effect of metformin on absolute telomere length.

All are welcome to attend.

Campus: 

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