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 at the Biodiversity Research Centre.

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

Winter/Spring 2018

Date Speaker Title Affiliation
Jan 5 Norah Brown Exit seminar Zoology, PhD candidate
Jan 12 BRITE interns Dr. Paige Olmsted, Patrick Burke, Dr. Ruth Sharpe Show Me the Money? Social Finance for Conservation. Bioacoustic Monitoring in a Biodiversity Hotspot. Education and Outreach at The Vancouver Aquarium UBC
Jan 19 Dr Daniel Anstett Latitudinal gradients in herbivory and plant defence Postdoc, Angert lab
Jan 26 Dr Claire Ruffing-Cathcart Understanding Temporal Variability in Stream Ecosystems Postdoc, Richardson lab
Feb 2 Dr Matthew Mitchell Managing human-dominated systems for nature and people: the importance of landscape structure Postdoc, IRES
Feb 9 Christoph Deeg Parasites of heterotrophic protists: Giant viruses and tiny bacteria PhD candidate, Suttle lab
Feb 16 Dr. Bianca Trevizan Microbial taxa exhibit distinct biogeographic patterns depending on how rare they are Postdoc, Parfrey lab
Feb 23 Reading break
Mar 2 (15:30-17:00) Invited speakers TBA Careers outside academia
Mar 9 Laura Borden Exit seminar MSc Candidate, Botany
Mar 16 Dr. Jared Grummer TBA Postdoc, Zoology
Mar 23 Prof. Jason Weir TBA Associate Professor, U of Toronto
Mar 30
Apr 6 Matthew Miles Osmond TBA PhD candidate, Zoology

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