Winter 2017 Seminar Schedule

Seminars are held in Room 220, Animal Science/Entomology Bldg. unless otherwise stated.  Coffee & doughbites are served at 10:00 am, seminars to start at 10:10 am. 

 Tuesday, Jan 31  Dr. Maya Evenden,  Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta. DEGSA Invited Speaker, Endowment Fund Speaker Series. “The chemical ecology of a tritrophic interaction on horticultural ash (Fraxinus spp.) in urban forests of the Prairie Provinces”
Tuesday, Feb 14 Dr. Olivier Tremblay-Savard, Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba. "Algorithms for the analysis of RNA evolution" 
Tuesday, Feb  28 Dr. Claudio Stasolla, Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba. “The beauty of death in plant survival”
Tuesday,  Mar 14 Dr. Marla Spivak, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota. DEGSA Invited Speaker, Endowment Fund Speaker Series. "Socialized Medicine in Honey Bee Colonies"
Tuesday, Mar 28 Dr. Nicola Koper, Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba. “Effects of oil and gas development on grassland songbirds”
Tuesday, Apr 11 Dr. John Markham, Department of Biological Science, University of Manitoba. “Niches in a haystack; determinants of plant community structure in tallgrass prairies”