Seminars

Time/DateSpeakerTalk TitleLocation
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Stephen J Hawkins
TBA
Seminar Room 275 Biology Research Building
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Warwick Allen
Biological invasions: biogeography and multitrophic interactions
Biological Sciences seminar room 275
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Professor Rod Dunbar
TBA
BIC/Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury
Fri, 12 May 2017 14:00:00 NZST
Geoff Jameson
Origin of Life Scenarios: chemical and physical properties of oligonucleotides and their constituents at extremes of pressure and temperature
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 11 May 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Paula Casanovas
Low-cost, high-benefit approach to studying biodiversity in remote areas: an example from the Antarctic Peninsula
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Nicole Wheeler
A profile-based method for measuring the impact of genetic variation
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Peter Dearden
Notch signalling has been co-opted by queen honeybees to repress worker reproduction
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 12:00:00 NZST
Cole Gilbert
Running Blind: How a fast visual predator copes with the effects of motion blur on physiological and evolutionary time scales.
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Angus Lindsay
Skeletal muscle-specific dystrophin modulates functional capacity and GTP metabolism
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Prof. Joel Mackay
The biochemist stripped bare: fundamental issues around data analysis and presentation that have taken about 20 years of doing science to sink in
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Prof. James Moir
Thinking about communities in order to deal with bacterial pathogens
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
John S. Richardson
Controls on rates of ecosystem functions by food web structure and cross-ecosystem fluxes
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Dr. Luigi Sasso
Conducting polymers in microfabrication: Soft embossing of PEDOT electrodes on a flexible polymer foil for wearable bioinstrumentation.
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Sara Kross
Conservation in the agricultural landscape: Investigating the tradeoffs between avian conservation and farm production in an ecosystem services framework
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:00:00 NZDT
Prof. Chris Simon
Tip of the Iceberg: Spectacular and Unprecedented Genome Diversity in Obligate Endosymbionts of Cicadas.
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Prof. Richard Neutze
Time-Resolved serial femtosecond crystallography studies of bacteriorhodopsin - a light-driven proton pump.
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Kiana Frank
Microbial Dynamics of Hawaiian Fishponds
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:00:00 NZDT
Helena Käck
The use of structural biology in drug discovery
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Sandra Lavorel
Mountain grasslands in the face of climate and management change: Resilient, vulnerable, or is this the right question?
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:30:00 NZDT
David Schiel
Climate, impacts, diversity and ecological tipping points in coastal marine environments
School of Law Lecture Theatre Room 108, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Yinnon Dolev
Visual perception in jumping spiders
University of Canterbury
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Akiko Satake
Understanding physiological mechanisms of mass flowering by gene expression assessment
Auckland
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Ximena Nelson
Trans-taxa: Spiders that dress as ants
Auckland
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Julia Rucklidge
Using micronutrients for the treatment of mental illness: A shift in the scientific paradigm
BIC/Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Daniel C. Laughlin
Integrating functional and community ecology to restore biodiversity
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Bruce Menge
Climate change impacts on coastal ecosystems: are they detectable already?
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:00:00 NZDT
Jenna Sullivan
Loss of the keystone predator Pisaster ochraceus from wasting disease: community impact and potential recovery
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:00:00 NZST
James M Murphy
An unconventional whodunit: the mysteries underlying death at the hands of the pseudokinase
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Jen Hay
How sound change spreads through words
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Jen Hay
How sound change spreads through words
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Jennifer Brown
Environmental Sampling: You think there is nothing there, look harder
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Mary Nulsen
Automation in the Laboratory and Antibacterial Agents
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Jane Allison
From viral evolution to functional foods: molecular dynamics simulations in the ‘real’ world
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:00:00 NZST
George Ellis
Aliens and the Universe: Alien physiology, intelligence and values
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:00:00 NZST
George Ellis
What is innate in the brain? A proposal based in developmental biology and brain physiology
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 18:30:00 NZST
Valerie Soo
Possible origins of antibiotic resistance: A biochemistry perspective
Lecture Theatre 3, Central Lecture Block, Arts Road, University of Canterbury
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Honour C. McCann
The origin and evolution of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Simon Kingham
The power of geospatial science, and potential applications in biological sciences research
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Greg Fournier
Improving Age Estimates for Cyanobacterial Evolution: Novel Methods for Constraining Molecular Clock Models using Horizontal Gene Transfer
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Jake Vander Zanden
Progress towards understanding landscape-level impacts of aquatic invasive species
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Regina Eisert
Seals, Penguins, Killer Whales, and Toothfish: The UC Antarctic Megafauna Research Programme
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 19 May 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Nick Albert
From landing lights to mimicry: The molecular regulation of flower (and leaf) colouration and mechanisms for pigmentation patterning
Auckland
Thu, 12 May 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Andrea Aspbury
The role of corticosterone in reproduction in red-spotted newts: amplexus and male-biased sex ratio
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 05 May 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Caitlin Gabor
Tales of two taxa: sex, stress and disease in fish and amphibians
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Wed, 18 May 2016 11:00:00 NZST
Michael Rappe
TBA
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:00:00 NZST
Lars Barquist
Defining and dissecting molecular phenotypes for bacterial small RNAs in infection
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Brian McNab
The economics of vertebrates on oceanic islands.
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Matthias Dehling
Using interaction networks to study the functional roles of species
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Luis Mata
The Little Things That Run the City: Conserving insect biodiversity in urban environments
Biology Seminar Rm 223/25, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Jane Catford
Using community ecology to understand invasive species and their impacts
Biology Seminar Rm 223/25, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:00:00 NZDT
Jessica M. Scott
To Infinity and Beyond: Novel Tools and Technologies Used to Optimize Astronaut Health during Long Duration Spaceflight
Biology Seminar Rm 275, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand