Events - November 2010

Monday, November 29, 2010 — 9:45 AM to 12:15 PM EST

Title of Proposal:  "Ribose 5-phosphate isomerase, Ribulose epimerase and Transaldolase in Hyperthermophiles"

Supervisor:  K. Ma
Committee Members:  B. Glick;  B. Butler

Friday, November 26, 2010 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

(Research Scientist, Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation Unit, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Trent University, Peterborough, ON)
Title of Seminar:  "Applied conservation genetics:  using genetic tools to assess biodiversity and conservation issues in exploited and endangered aquatic species"

[Host: Dr. B. Dixon]
All are welcome!

Friday, November 26, 2010 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Light refreshments in the Biology Lounge following the presentation (as part of the Biology Graduate Students Association Coffee Hour / Department Tumkur celebration).

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Presentation order will be:

  1. Sanjee Chawdhry
  2. Nicholas Fisher
  3. Ariana Marcassa
  4. Dana Safavian
  5. Samantha Shortall
  6. Steven Sauve
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Special session featuring short presentations by University of Waterloo Pharmacy Faculty

Refreshments will be available
All are welcome!

Speakers will include: 

Dr. Praveen Nekkar  - Rational drug design aided by molecular modeling techniques

Dr. Shawn Wettig - Design, synthesis, and characterization of novel surface active compounds ("surfactants") for applications in drug delivery

Friday, November 19, 2010 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Speaker: Dr. Rick Bourbonnière
(Research Scientist, Environment Canada, Biogeochemistry Research, Burlington, ON)
Title of Seminar:  "Dissolved Greenhouse Gases and Hypoxia in Lake Erie"

[Host:  Dr. R.E.H. Smith]
All are welcome!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Xinhua Ji
(Chief, Biomolecular Structure Section, Macromolecular Crystallography Laboratory, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD, U.S.A.)
Title of Presentation:  "Structure and functional cycle of essential GTPase Era:  Implications for ribosome biogenesis and antibiotic discovery"

[Host:  Dr. Qing-Bin Lu, Physics Dept.]
Refreshments will be available!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Title of Seminar:  "Laymen are from Mars, Scientists are from Venus, or Why no one cares about your research!"

All are welcome!

Monday, November 15, 2010 — 9:45 AM to 12:15 PM EST

Title of Proposal:  "Utilization of cellulosic materials by Thermotoga petrophila"

Supervisor:  K. Ma
Committee Members:  B. Greenberg;  O. Ward

Friday, November 12, 2010 — 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Title of Thesis:  "Nutrient sources for excessive growth of benthic algae in Lake Ontario as inferred by the distribution of SRP"

Supervisor:  W.D. Taylor
Committee Members:  R. Smith;  D. Barton
Chair:  M. Marsden

Friday, November 12, 2010 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Speaker: Dr. Shirley Tang
(Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry & Waterloo Institute of Nanotechnogy, University of Waterloo)
Title of Seminar:  "Nanomaterial Synthesis, Applications and Toxicity"

[Host:  Dr. N. Bols]
All are welcome!

Thursday, November 11, 2010 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

(Sponsored by the Biology Undergraduate Society)

Location:  Waterloo Bowling Lanes & The Huether Hotel
Please RSVP your attendance at:  uwbugs@gmail.com

Thursday, November 4, 2010 — 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Title of Proposal:  "A Survey of Intersex in wild fish of the Grand River Watershed"

Supervisor:  M. Servos
Committee Members:  M. Vijayan;  M. McMaster

Thursday, November 4, 2010 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Speaker: Dr. Paul D. Adams
(Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory & Head, Berkeley Center for Structural Biology, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A.)
Title of Seminar:  "Developing advanced lignocellulosic biofuels at the Joint BioEnergy Institute"

[Host:  Dr. D.R. Rose]
All are welcome!

Thursday, November 4, 2010 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Title of Proposal:  "Using Stable Isotopes to Assess Impacts of Municipal Wastewater Effluent on the Riffle Food Web in the Speed River"

Supervisor:  M. Servos
Committee Members:  D. Barton;  M. McMaster

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Title of Seminar:  "Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)-sponsored Summer in Japan"

All are welcome!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
The Biology Coffee hour has been rescheduled to Wednesday, November 3rd from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. in the Biology Lounge.
Even though it will occur after Halloween, the bake-off theme is still Halloween Cupcakes.  If you have a flair for baking, please feel free to bring in some cupcakes! You can also contribute store-bought goods, but these will not qualify for the bake-off. We are in need of a judge, so if you would like to be the judge for this bake-off, please contact Kyra Jones.
 
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Refreshments will be served!

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