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Teaching the Talk - Isabelle Barrette-Ng is one of 17 winners of the inaugural University of Calgary Teaching Awards (more)
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David A. Blank, Kathreen Ruckstuhl and Weikang Yang 2014 Secretion marking with preorbital glands in goitered gazelle, Gazella subgutturosa (Artiodactyla: Bovidae). Folia Zool. – 63 (2): 127–136

Jacob Rose, Alexis Moore, Anthony Russell, and Michael Butcher 2014 Functional osteology of the forelimb digging apparatus of badgers Journal of Mammalogy 95(3):543-558.

Russell, Anthony P., Alexander Tinius and Yehudah L. Werner. 2014. Obituary: Dr. rer. nat. Uwe Norbert Hiller (1942-2008): Pioneer of experimental investigation of the molecular bases of adhesion in geckos. Herpetological Review. 45 (2): 387-390.

D.A. Blanka, K. Ruckstuhl, W. Yang 2014 Roaring function in male goitered gazelles. Behavioural Processes 106 (2014) 152–159

Borghese, R., Baccolini, C., Francia, F., Sabatino, P., Turner, R.J, Zannoni, D. (2014) Reduction of Chalcogen Oxyanions and Generation of Nano-precipitates by the Photosynthetic Bacterium Rhodobacter capsulatus. J. Hazardous Materials. 269; 24-30

Beketskaia, M.S., Bay, D., Turner R.J. (2014) Outer membrane protein OmpW participates with small multidrug resistance protein member EmrE in quaternary cationic compound efflux. J. Bacteriology. 196; 1908-1914.

Mickiewicz, B., Duggan, G.E., Winston, B., Doig, C., Kubes, P. and Vogel, H.J. (2013) "Metabolic profiling of serum samples by ¹H NMR spectroscopy as a potential diagnostic approach for septic shock" Crit. Care Med. 42: 1140-1149.

Cowan, T.E., Palmnas, M.S.A., Yang, J., Bomhof, M.R., Ardell, K., Reimer, R.A., Vogel, H.J., and Shearer, J. (2014) "Chronic coffee consumption in the diet-induced obese rat: impact on gut microbiota and serum metabolomics" J. Nutr. Biochem. 25: 489-495.

Lambert, J.E., Parnell, J.A., Han, J., Sturzenegger, T., Paul, H.A., Vogel, H.J. and Reimer, R.A. (2014) "Evaluation of yellow pea fibre supplementation on weight loss and the gut microbiota: a randomized controlled trial" BMC Genomics 14: 69

E. Snively, A. P. Russell, G. L. Powell, J. M. Theodor & M. J. Ryan. 2014. The role of the neck in the feeding behaviour of the Tyrannosauridae: inference based on kinematics and muscle function of extant avians. Journal of Zoology. doi:10.1111/jzo.12109

Juha J. Saarinen, Alison G. Boyer, James H. Brown, Daniel P. Costa, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Alistair R. Evans, Mikael Fortelius, John L. Gittleman, Marcus J. Hamilton, Larisa E. Harding, Kari Lintulaakso, S. Kathleen Lyons, Jordan G. Okie, Richard M. Sibly, Patrick R. Stephens, Jessica Theodor, Mark D. Uhen and Felisa A. Smith 2014. Patterns of maximum body size evolution in Cenozoic land mammals: eco-evolutionary processes and abiotic forcing. Proc. R. Soc. B 2014 281, 20132049

Lachowsky, L.E. and M.L. Reid. 2014. Developmental mortality increases sex-ratio bias of a size-dimorphic bark beetle. Ecological Entomology. DOI: 10.1111/een.12108.

   

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Biological Sciences Cluster Seminars


BCEM seminar - Friday at 11h00 in BI 211
Seminars return in September 2014

ICB seminars - Fridays at 14300 in BI 211 (schedule)
Seminars return in September 2014

EEB seminars - Fridays at Noon in BI499 (schedule)
Seminars return in September 2014

Micro seminars - Tuesday at 14h00 in BI211
July 22 - Dr. Antonet Svircev, Agriculture and Agrifood Canada, Research Branch Vineland, Ontario
Development of bacteriophage biopesticide for the control of fire blight in the orchard

Biology 601 Seminars


BCEM 601 seminars - Mondays at 16h00 in BI 211 (schedule)
Seminars return in September 2014

ICB 601 seminars - Thursdays at 13h00 in BI 211 (schedule)
Seminars return in September 2014

EEB 601 seminars - Mondays at 12h00 in BI 211 (schedule)
Seminars return in September 2014

Micro 601 seminars - Wednesdays at 12h00 in BI 211 (schedule)
Seminars return in September 2014

Graduate Defense Exams & Seminars (defense seminars are held one hour before the stated defense time in BI 211 unless noted otherwise)


Marwah Saleh (Supervisor: R.J. Turner), will be holding her M.Sc. Thesis Oral Examination, in the area of "Molecular Microbiology", on July 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in BioSciences room 389. (Neutral Chair: H.R. Habibi)

Hilary Young (Supervisor: M.L. Reid), will be holding her Ph.D. Thesis Oral Examination, in the area of “Ecology” on August 6, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in BioSciences room 312. (Neutral Chair: R.J. Turner).

Sarah Akierman (Supervisor: A. Buret), will be holding her M.Sc. Thesis Oral Examination, in the area of "Host-Pathogen Interacations" on August 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in BioSciences room 389. (Neutral Chair: TBA).

Salim Ahmed (Supervisor: S. Zimmerly), will be holding his M.Sc. Thesis Oral Examina- tion, in the area of “Biochemistry”, on August 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in BioSciences room 312. (Neutral Chair: G. Moorhead).

Thu Thuy Dang (Supervisor: P. Facchini), will be holding her Ph.D. Thesis Oral Examina- tion, in the area of “Biochemistry”, on August 21, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in BioSciences room 389. (Neutral Chair: H.J. Vogel).

Ellen Widdup (Superviosor: D. Muench), will be holding her M.Sc. Thesis Oral Examination, in the area of "Physiology" on August 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in BioSciences room 389. (Neutral Chair: S.L. Wong).