QUBS Seminars 2016

Sunday, May 1st, 2016 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Held in the Conference Room in the R.J. Robertson Biodiversity Centre each Wednesday at 7:00 pm. All are welcome! We are just beginning to assemble the roster so please check back.

Date Speaker Talk Title
4 May Chris Elvidge
Carleton University
Environmental factors shape the five personality axes
Special Seminar
Mon, 9 May, 1pm
Nann Fangue
University of California, Davis
Physiological and behavioral approaches to studying threatened and endangered fishes.
11 May Greg Bulté
Carleton University
The sex life of the northern map turtle: what goes on above and below the surface.
18 May Pedro Antunes
Algoma University
New beginnings – plant - soil microbe interactions and non-native species introductions.
25 May Laura Schoenle
Virginia Tech
Surviving or thriving with malaria? The role of stress hormones in mediating resistance and tolerance to infection in wild birds.
1 June Maggie Bartkowska
Queen's University
Identifying causes of natural selection and assessing how asexual reproduction influences selection on genome-wide diversity.
8 June Steve Lougheed
Queen's University
Genetic insights into conservation of Ontario snake species at risk.
15 June Ivana Schoepf
Virginia Tech
Habitat saturation and reproductive competition influence sociality in an African mammal.
22 June Lisa Belden
Virginia Tech
Community ecology of the amphibian skin microbiome.
29 June Dave Beresford
Trent University
Insect trapping adventures.
6 July Rachael Hornsby
Queen's University
Investigating the impacts of competitive fishing on Black Bass populations in Lake Ontario through mark recapture and acoustic telemetry.
13 July Robert Dick
Canadian Scotobiology Group Inc.
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
The biological impact of artificial light.
20 July Catherine Dale, Amanda Tracey & Sarah Wallace
Queen's University
The truth about stories: Adventures from the field.
27 July Evaristo Hernández-Fernández
University of Guadalajara, Autlán de Navarro
The Art of Nature.
3 August Julie Claussen
University of Illinois
Tracking the golden fish in the mountains of Bhutan.
10 August Michael Clarke
La Trobe University, Australia
Managing fire for fauna in Australia is not rocket science – it's much more complex than that!
17 August Manisha Kulkarni
University of Ottawa
Mapping hotspots of vector-borne disease risk.
24 August Amanda Cicchino
Queen's University
Why are there so many kinds of frog calls? Exploring the evolutionary and ecological pressures that shape acoustic diversity in the spring peeper.