PHYSIC 126 [clear filter]
Friday, May 22

08:00 CST

Global Change Ecology
  • 8:00 - Leavitt PR. 'Unique and Interactive Effects of Climate on Lakes of the Northern Great Plains on Scales from Seasons to Millennia'
  • 8:15 - Kharouba HM and Yang LH. 'Disentangling the direct and indirect effects of temperature on the monarch-milkweed interaction'
  • 8:30 - Kleynhans EJ, Reich PB, Otto SP, and Vellend M. 'Keeping up with the neighbours: How plant community composition impacts response to elevated nitrogen and CO2'
  • 8:45 - Mantyka-Pringle CS, Viscontie P, Di Marco M, Martin TG, Rondinini C, and Rhodes JR. 'Climate change modifies risk of global biodiversity loss due to land-cover change'
  • 9:00 - Pither J, Pickles BJ, Williams JW, Ordonez A, and Simard S. 'Ectomycorrhizal fungi and post-glacial range expansion of North American tree genera'
  • 9:15 - Sniderhan A and Baltzer J. 'The ‘browning’ of black spruce: changes in growth dynamics within a discontinuous permafrost peatland'
  • 9:30 - Walker XJ and Johnstone JF. 'Drought stress in northern boreal forests signals decreased resilience to fire'
  • 9:45 - Wallace CA, Robertson C, Marsh P, and Baltzer JL. 'Patch patterns: Drivers of a low-arctic shrub mosaic'

Friday May 22, 2015 08:00 - 10:00 CST
PHYSIC 126 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan

10:30 CST

Disease Ecology and Evolution
  • 10:30 - Ibeh N and Aris-Brosou S. 'Episodic positive selection in the evolution of the Ebola virus genome'
  • 10:45 - Longley AA, Kotanen P, and Chandi G. 'Interactions between the bacterial pathogen Pseudomonas syringae and the invasive plant Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle)'
  • 11:00 - Porty A, Jardine C, Menzies P, Jones-Bitton A, Mykytczuk N, and Schulte-Hostedde A. 'Investigating the Ecology of Coxiella burnetii at the Livestock - Wildlife Interface'
  • 11:15 - Nshogozabahizi JC and Aris-Brosou S. 'Evolution by epistasis in Influenza'
  • 11:30 - Dench JM, Aris-Brosou S, and Kassen R. 'Epistasis detection through correlated evolution of SNPs: in silico and in vitro validation using Pseudomonas aeruginosa from cystic fibrosis patients'

Friday May 22, 2015 10:30 - 11:30 CST
PHYSIC 126 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
Saturday, May 23

13:00 CST

Evolutionary Ecology: Parasites
  • 1:00 - Hervet VA, Laird R, and Floate K. 'Multitrophic factors influencing the development of a parasitoid wasp'
  • 1:15 - Koprivnikar J, and Lu V. 'Turning the tables: parasites as a food source'
  • 1:30 - Rittenhouse M, Hurford A, and Revie C. 'Modeling Sea Lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) Dynamics in a Seasonally Changing Environment'
  • 1:45 - Talbot B, Vonhof M, Broders H, Fenton B, and Keyghobadi N. 'Phylogeographic structure in an ectoparasite of bats'

Saturday May 23, 2015 13:00 - 14:00 CST
PHYSIC 126 Physics Building, University of Saskatchewan
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