Biodiversity Legendary Internal Seminar Series (BLISS)

Fridays, 16:00 to 17:00, Biodiversity Research Centre, Room 224.

Featuring research by grad students, postdocs, faculty and emeritus faculty interested in biodiversity research.

Click here for more information, or contact Stilianos Louca (last name @ zoology.ubc.ca) to sign up.




Fall 2018

Date Speaker Title Affiliation
Sept 14 Hannah Visty, Patrick Burke, Emily Stump TBA BRITE interns, UBC
Sept 21 Prof. Julie Allen Untangling the Web of Vertebrate-Louse-Endosymbiont Coevolution: An Evolutionary Bioinformatic approach University of Nevada-Reno
Sept 28 Nicole Balsdon, Philippe Roberge Communicating your Research with the Beaty Museum Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Oct 5 Dr. Emily Warschefsky The evolution and domestication of the mango genus (Mangifera) Postdoc, Rieseberg lab
Oct 12
Oct 19
Oct 26 Eco-Evo retreat
Nov 2. Beaty Museum auditorium Dr. Michael Betancourt Scalable Bayesian Inference with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo Applied Statistician
Nov 9 Prof. Margie Mayfield Adding complexity to fitness models: a step towards improving our ability to predict coexistence and diversity patterns at local scales Professor, University of Queensland
Nov 16 Dr. Dan Morris Computer vision challenges in wildlife conservation Microsoft researcher, Artificial Intelligence for Earth
Nov 23 Dr. Allison Mann TBA Postdoc, Parfrey lab
Nov 30 Huts



Winter/Spring 2019

Date Speaker Title Affiliation
Jan 11 Nina Morrell, Julian Heavyside, Emily Adamczyk, Sarah Harper TBA BRITE interns, UBC
Jan 18 Secret special event TBA
Jan 25 Jungsoo Park TBA PhD student, Parfrey lab
Feb 1
Feb 8
Feb 15
Feb 22
Mar 1
Mar 8
Mar 15 Dr. Gideon Mordecai TBA Postdoc, Suttle lab
Mar 22 Silu Wang TBA PhD candidate, Irwin lab
Mar 29 Melissa Guzman TBA PhD candidate, Srivastava lab




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