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September 13: Dr. Carin Magnhagen (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
"Trade-offs between conflicting demands - to eat and not be eaten?”
September 20: Dr. Mike Hart (SFU)
"Selection and gene flow in sea star population biology"
September 27: Finn Hamilton (UVic)
"Inherited symbionts and castrating parasites: ecology and evolution of a defensive symbiosis of Drosophila"
October 18: Dr. Kate Lotterhos (Florida State U, UBC)
"Population genetics in spatially and temporally dynamic systems: from rockfish recruitment to genome scans for adaptation"
November 1: Dr. Elizabeth Elle (SFU)
"Habitat fragmentation: Pollinator diversity and plant function in endangered oak-savannah of BC"
November 15: Brett Favaro (SFU)
"A trap with a twist: Evaluating a bycatch reduction device to prevent rockfish capture in crustacean traps"
November 29: Dr. Jon Moore (SFU)
"Linking Freshwater Biodiversity to Ecosystem Stability and Function"
May 10: Dr. Martin Krkosek (U of Otago)
"Noisy clockwork of infections, fishing, cycles, and extinction"
May 17: Dr. Neal Melvin (Quest University Canada/University of Lethbridge)
"And now for something completely different: Animal models of post-traumatic stress disorder."
June 7: Eric Carter (UBC)
"Exercise and Diving"
June 13: Dr. Jason Fisher (UVic/ Alberta Research Council)
"Sea otter recolonisation of a coastline of fear: Shared predation and spatial segregation"
June 25: John Benam (National Geographic)
July 5: Dr. Chris Harley (UBC)
"Past and future effects of climate change on British Columbia's coastal marine ecosystems"
July 12: Betsy Mason (Wired Science)
"Why and how to blog about science"
July 19: Dr Rich Palmer (UA)
"A secret treason: Studies of right-left asymmetry and handed behaviour support an unconventional mode of evolution"
July 26: Dr. Doug Altshuler (UBC)
"Powering and controlling flight in hummingbirds"
Aug 2: Dr. Jonathan Driver (SFU)
"Human Impacts on Ancient Environments in the American Southwest"
Aug 14: Dr. Alan McMillan (SFU)
"Thunderbird and Whale: The Enduring Importance of Whaling in Nuu-chah-nulth Culture"
Aug 16: Dr. Caroline Fox (UVic)
"Pacific herring spawn: a subsidy to intertidal and terrestrial ecosystems?"
Aug 18: Dr. Bruce Miller (UBC)
Dr. Chris Neufeld (UA), "The Creative Scientist? The overlooked role of creativity in the scientific process."
Dr. Hana Kucera (UNB), "DNA barcoding for seaweed species identification and discovery."
Dr. Heather Alexander (BMSC), "Extraordinary sex ratios in Tigriopus californicus."
Dr. Brian Starzomski (UVIC), "Landscape, disturbance, and local biodiversity."
Dr. Louise Page (UVIC), "Spectacular cone snails: sleuthing developmental footprints on the evolutionary route to complexity."
Dr. Doug Syme (UC), "A convergence of design in tunas and sharks? There and (almost) back again."
Dr. Bill Milsom (UBC), "From burrowing lizards to high flying birds: cardio-respiratory support of metabolic extremes."
Dr. Norm Stacey (U Alberta), "Hormonal Pheromones in Fishes".
Dr. Robert Shadwick (UBC), "Scale effects on lunge feeding in baleen whales."
Chris Neufeld (U Alberta), "The evolution of phenotypic plasticity and its role in adaptation to novel environments".
Dr. Bruce Deagle (UVic), "Studying diet of marine species using DNA barcodes: Is this our one-eyed king?"
Dr. Jon Shurin (UBC), "How many can ride the roller coaster? Species diversity and environmental change."
Dr. Brad Anholt (BMSC/UVic) "Fisher Visits the Seashore"
Dr. Tara Macdonald (Fall Program Alumni, BMSC) "Solving mysteries of annelid evolution: Phylogenetic relationships among serpuliform polychaetes"
Dr. Chris Wood (McMaster) "In one end of the shark and out the other: events and consequences of feeding in the spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias"
Dr. Maite Maldonado (UBC) "Understanding the role of copper in iron-limited oceanic regions"
Dr. Jon Shurin (UBC) "Comparing trophic structure in different ecosystems"
Dr. Louis Druehl (BMSC/SFU) "Morphological, reproductive and molecular diversity in kelp "
Kerry Marchinko (Fall Program Alumni, UBC) "The ecology and genetics of stickleback diversification"
Dr. Ben Miner (Western Washington University) "Putting density into trait-mediated indirect effects"
Dr. Mike Hart (SFU) "Taking the long view: natural history and reproductive ecology in the context of geology & climate change"
Dr. Jane Watson (Malaspina University-College) "Temporal and spatial variation in kelp forest communities off the west coast of Vancouver Island"
Dr. Tom Okey (Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre) "Impacts of climate change on marine biota, communities, and ecosystem services"
Dr. Hannah Stewart (Friday Harbor Marine Laboratories, University of Washington) "Ecological consequences of seaweed morphology across barrier reefs and kelp beds"
Marty Krkosek (University of Alberta) "Effects of salmon aquaculture on sea lice transmission and wild salmon population dynamics"
Dr. Giséle Muller-Parker (Western Washington University & Shannon Point Marine Centre) "Multiple partners: lessons from temperate anemone symbioses"
Dr. Mark Denny (Stanford University & Hopkins Marine Station) "On the prediction of extreme events in ecology"
Dr. Tim Edgell (University of Alberta & Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre) "European green crabs and their native American prey: Lessons from Atlantic Canada"
Dr. Robert Shadwick (University of British Columbia) "Biomechanics of high performance fishes"
Patrik Nosil (SFU) "Outstanding questions in the ecology of speciation"
Dr. Richard Strathmann (Friday Harbor Laboratory) "Feeding heads. Ciliary
suspension-feeding mechanisms of larvae"
Dr. Mike Hart (SFU) "Marine population genetics: not just dispersal and
Dr. Chris Harley (UBC) "Climate change and the ecology of rocky shores"
Dr. Iain McGaw (University of Nevada LV) "Ecophysiology of decapod crustaceans"
Dr. Bob Shadwick (UBC) "Locomotion in high-performance fishes: convergence
in the mechanical design of tunas and lamnid sharks"
Dr. Patrick O'Hara (UVic/CWS/DFO) "Birds oiled at sea"
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