Research Talks: Unearthing ancient environments with microbes

Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:45 am - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

The Office of Research brings together a panel of multidisciplinary researchers to explore the evolution of microbes. Speakers include Alexis Dolphin, Department of Anthropology, and she will speak about human-environment interactions in past populations.

Other speakers:

  • Andrew Doxey (Biology): Computational prediction of protein functions and evolutionary adaptations.
  • Kirsten Müller (Biology): Red algae, the evolution of sexual reproduction, and multicelluarlity.
  • Peter Keech (Nuclear Waste Management Organization): Nuclear waste storage, microbial degradation, and long time scales

Refreshments will be provided. Research Talks is hosted by the Office of Research and the Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research, and supported by the Research Support Fund