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Zoology Seminars

Semester 2, 2017

When: Friday, 12:00 midday

Venue: Benham Seminar Room (B215), Department of Zoology

   

14.July

No Seminar

21.July

Dr Amy Taylor, Department of Pathology, University of Otago

Modelling Rare Disease in Xenopus laevis using CRISPR/Cas9

28.July

Dr Lyn Wise, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Otago

From Orf virus to proud flesh – development of a wound healing biologic

4.August

Matthew Wylie, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Reproductive physiology of wreckfish (hāpuku) Polyprion oxygeneios in captivity

11.August

Dr Rachel Page, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama

Learning, flexibility and memory: cognitive ecology of an eavesdropping bat

18.August

Dr Emma Sherratt, Genetics & Evolution Department, University of Adelaide

Macroevolution in morphospace

25.August

Dr Belinda Cridge, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Otago

Toxicology, agriculture, health and the environment: herbicide tolerant swedes as an example of applied toxicology

1.September

Mid-semester Break - No Seminar

8.September

Gert Jan Jeunen, Department of Anatomy, University of Otago

Environmental DNA (eDNA) as an alternative to traditional monitoring

15.September

Prof Liz Slooten, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Implementing science at the international level: Discussions about New Zealand dolphins at the International Whaling Commission and the IUCN

22.September

Bruce McKinlay, Department of Conservation, Dunedin

Implementing science at the international level: Progress report on godwits and the east asian-australasian flyway

29.September

Leida dos Santos, Department of Zoology, University of Otago

Environmental education to help prevent the decline of amphibians, including New Zealand's native frogs

6.October

Dr Stephen Sowerby (Otago Innovation), David Powell (Enterprise), Prof Alison Heather (Department of Physiology), Hon Pete Hodgson (Otago Innovation), Dr Gavin Clark (Research and Enterprise)

Industry Engagement: Increasing research impact

13.October

Prof Kerry Shephard (Higher Education Development Centre), Kim Brown (College of Education), Prof Liz Slooten (Department of Zoology)

Environmental literacy, global perspective and social responsibility: Some departmental perspectives

Contacts: Ronda Keen (479-7976) or Liz Slooten (e-mail

     

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