Thursday, April 11, 2019 — 3:00 PM EDT

Come hear WCMR speakers discuss the "Microbes at Work" on Thursday April 11th at 3pm in STC 2002.

Our panelists are:

Hyung-Sool Lee

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 — 12:00 PM EDT

Environmental Journal Club happens in STC from 12-1 pm, all are welcome.

We will discuss the paper by Borrel et al. "Wide diversity of methane and short-chain alkane metabolisms in uncultured archaea".

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 12:00 PM EDT

Nikhil George will lead our discussion on the recent BioRxiv preprint "Clades of huge phage from across Earth’s ecosystems".
See you in STC 2002 at noon.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 — 3:00 PM EDT

Come hear WCMR speakers discuss the "Many Metabolisms of Microbes" on Thursday March 21st at 3pm in STC 2002.

 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 — 12:00 PM EDT

Environmental Journal Club happens in STC from 12-1 pm, all are welcome.

This week we will discuss a paper titled "Extensive Unexplored Human Microbiome Diversity Revealed by Over 150,000 Genomes from Metagenomes Spanning Age, Geography, and Lifestyle", and is a nice follow-up to our discussion last time with metagenomes in place of 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing. 

The paper can be found here.

Next events: Mar 26, Apr 9.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 — 12:00 PM EST

Environmental Journal Club happens in STC from 12-1 pm, all are welcome.

This week Journal Club will discuss: "Microbiomes of the polychaete Hydroides elegans (Polychaeta: Serpulidae) across its life-history stages". The paper was suggested by Alex Sauk.

The paper can be found online here

Next events: Mar 12, Mar 26, Apr 9.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 — 12:00 PM EST

Environmental Journal Club happens in STC from 12-1 pm, all are welcome.

Next events: Feb 26, Mar 12, Mar 26, Apr 9.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 — 4:00 PM EST

On Thursday February 7th come to Biology 2, room 350 to hear the Scientific Editor of Cell and celebrated University of Waterloo Alumni April Pawluk present a general talk of the editorial process at Cell and about Cell Press in General.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 — 12:00 PM EST

Environmental Journal Club happens in STC from 12-1 pm, all are welcome.

Grant Jensen will present our paper: Abundance determines the functional role of bacterial phylotypes in microbial communities, by Rivett and Bell in Nature Micro last year. 

The paper can be found here.

Next events: Feb 12, Feb 26, Mar 12, Mar 26, Apr 9.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 11:45 AM EST

Together with the Office of Research, the WCMR presents a special panel discussion on:

Unearthing ancient environments with microbes.

The panel will feature WCMR speakers Alexis Dolphin (Anthropology), Kirsten Müller (Biology), and Andrew Doxey (Biology) as well as Peter Keech of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization.

Refreshments provided.

Please register at uwaterloo.ca/research/research-talks

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — 10:00 AM EST

Do you have a great idea?
Want to know if it is patentable?
Would you like to commercialize it but don’t know how?
Are you aware of UW’s Intellectual Property Policy?
Are you interested in creating a Start-Up company?
Did you know that UW has a Commercialization Office?
Want to avoid the common Intellectual Property pitfalls that many researchers face?
 
Please attend the seminar “UW, Intellectual Property & You” on Tuesday January 22, 2019 and we’ll discuss all of the above questions plus more.

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