More seminars planned for Biological Sciences series

There are six dates remaining for the Biological Sciences Winter Seminar Series.

The series has hosted seven scholars and researchers so far from places like the University of Saskatchewan and the Vineland research station of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

All seminars are on Fridays at 2:15 p.m. in MC H313. Future dates are as follows:

Friday, March 5
Darrell Desveaux
Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto
“The Needle and The Damage Done: Type III Effectors & The Plant Immune Response”
Host: Charles Després

Friday, March 19
Barry Shelp
Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph
“Two decades of GABA research on plants”
Host: Vincenzo De Luca

Friday, March 26
Robert Paxton
Department of Entomology, Cornell University
“Social evolution: Insights from the sweat bees”
Host: Miriam Richards

Friday, April 9
Mark Fast
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of PEI
“Fish hosts and parasites:  immunological and physiological processes”
Host:  Brent Wiens, grad rep

Friday, April 16
Carolyn Lee Parsons
Chemical Engineering Dept., Northeastern University
“Investigating Bottlenecks to Production of Medicinal Compounds from Plant Cell Cultures”
Host: Vincenzo De Luca

Friday, April 23
Antonet Svircev
Agriculture and Agrifood Canada, Southern Crop Protection & Food Research Centre, Vineland
“Biopesticides in agriculture: Present and future considerations”
Host: Alan Castle

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