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

Research Talks: Unearthing ancient environments with microbes

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Microbes can be found in diverse environments all over the earth. Find out how researchers are using microbes to understand ancient settings and their evolution at the next Research Talks hosted by the Office of Research and the Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research.

Monday, May 6, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

Science Teaching Fellows Colloquium: Science Education in the 21st Century

Science Teaching Fellows Colloquium May 6 in QNC 1501

The traditional university science curriculum was designed to train specialists in specific disciplines. However, in universities all over the world, science students are going into increasingly diverse careers and the current model does not fit their needs. Advances in technology also make certain modes of learning obsolete.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Ideas to Shape the Future: Fighting Climate Change

About this Event

Join us for an evening hosted by the University of Waterloo's Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Water Institute. One hour, seven topics, seven speakers, with seven minutes each. Leading experts from both institutes will share their knowledge and ideas on how climate change can be addressed at the individual, community, and global levels.

List of Speakers:

Kirsten Müller, Professor, Biology

Luna Khirfan, Associate Professor, School of Planning

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:30 am - 11:30 am EST (GMT -05:00)

WIN Member Seminar Series: Anna Klinkova Group

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is comprised of many talented faculty members, students and researchers from various backgrounds of study. WIN wants to showcase their incredible work through a Member Seminar Series! Each month this Winter term a professor and 2 of their researchers will present to our community. This series is an opportunity for the UWaterloo community to come together, learn about ongoing research and potentially foster new partnerships between students, faculty and labs.

Friday, March 6, 2020 10:00 am - 10:00 am EST (GMT -05:00)

Bacteriophage-encoded nucleus-like structures protect DNA from CRISPR

Joseph Bondy-Denomy, PhD

Presented by alumnus Joseph Bondy-Denomy, PhD (BSc Biology '08), who will be awarded the Young Alumni Award at 3:00 pm on Friday, March 6, 2020 at the University Club. 

Dr. Bondy-Denomy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of California, San Francisco, and is best known for his ongoing investigations in CRISPR-Cas immunity, with implications in therapeutics for human genetic and infectious disease, as well as our basic understanding the microbial world. Dr. Bondy-Denomy is Scientific Advisory Board Member of SNIPR Biome and Excision BioTherapies and has expanded his research activities to the private sector as co-founder of and Scientific Advisor to Acrigen Biosciences

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology is pleased to present a Seminar Series talk by Professor Mike Fleischauer, an Associate Research at the NRC-Nanotechnology Research Centre (NRC-NANO, Edmonton), an adjunct professor of Physics at the University of Alberta, and on the City of Edmonton’s Energy Transition Advisory Committee.