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!

Friday, October 29, 2010 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Speaker:  Dr. John E. Thompson
(Full Adjunct Professor - Dept. of Biology,  Professor Emeritus & Associate Vice President, University Research, University of Waterloo)
Title of Seminar:  "Impact of eIF5A on Cell Death and Survival; Implications for Agriculture and Human Health"

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

Thursday, October 28, 2010 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

This meeting if for faculty only.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 — 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Aaron Fenster
(Director and Scientist, Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute, London, ON)
Title of Presentation:  "Use of 3D Ultrasound for diagnosis and treatment of human diseases"

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

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 — 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Title of Proposal:  "Tracking hydrological responses of a thermokarst lake in the Old Crow Flats (Yukon Territory, Canada) to recent climate variability using aerial photos and paleolimnological methods"

Supervisor(s):  R. Hall;  B. Wolfe (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Committee Members:  W.D. Taylor;  J. Sweetman;  M. Macrae (Geography)

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 — 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT

Dr. Peter J. Ratcliffe  (University of Oxford)
For more information see the Gairdner Foundation Lecture 2010

Saturday, October 23, 2010 — 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Visit the University of Waterloo fall convocation ceremonies - Science webpage.

Friday, October 22, 2010 — 11:45 AM to 2:45 PM EDT

Title of Defence:  "Factors Involved in the Regulation of Purine Degradation Genes in Sinorhizobium meliloti"

Supervisor:  Dr. Trevor C. Charles

Friday, October 22, 2010 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Speaker: Dr. Brian D. Bornhold
(Professor & Project Scientist, NEPTUNE Canada, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC)
Title of Seminar:  "NEPTUNE Canada Regional Cabled Seafloor Observatory - A Real-Time, Multidisciplinary Marine Research Platform from Beach to Abyss"

[Host:  Dr. R.I. Hall]
All are welcome!

Monday, October 18, 2010 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

Title of Thesis:  "Regulation of heat shock protein 70 levels in red blood cells of rainbow trout"

Supervisor:  M. Vijayan
Committee Members:  D.G. Dixon;  J. McGeer
Chair:  B. Butler

Monday, October 18, 2010 — 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Title of Defence:  "Dreissenid Mussels and Large Lakes:  Effects on Littoral Ecology"

Supervisor(s):  Dr. David R. Barton;  Dr. Robert E. Hecky

Friday, October 15, 2010 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Speaker: Dr. Linda Campbell
(Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Aquatic Ecosystem Health, Dept. of Biology and School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, ON)
Title of Seminar:  "Making connections in the Patagonia Andes:  Fish, volcanoes and lakes"

[Host:  Dr. W.D. Taylor]
All are welcome!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Kostadinka Bizheva
(Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo)
Title of Presentation:  "Non-invasive optical imaging of the structure and function of biological tissue with Optical Coherence Tomography"

Refreshments will be available!

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