Our Summer Research Seminars are now online!

BMSC Summer 2020 Research Seminars

Join us to learn about the exciting and important research our Researchers and Alumni have been doing at BMSC!

In support of our vision to create an open, collaborative and approachable community of scientists at BMSC, we are excited to announce that we will be hosting our popular research seminar series online.

We welcome you to continue join in on the tradition of providing the opportunity for students, staff, and researchers to learn about new discoveries being made in various fields of marine science from experts in our community.

Selected seminars can be viewed on our YouTube channel.





May 26Dr. Kaitlyn GallagherUniversité de Montréal“When the hunter becomes the hunted: tapeworms of the pelagic thresher shark.”
YouTube link
June 2Dr. Isabelle CôtéSimon Fraser University“Ecological shifts in a marine community following extreme disturbances”
June 9Dr. Dina NavonUniversity of Calgary“Where Nature met Nurture – Phenotypic plasticity in fish”
YouTube link
June 16Dr. Don LevitanFlorida State University“Reproductive isolation and speciation in sea urchins”
Youtube link
June 23Dr. Julia BaumUniversity of Victoria“In Hot Water: Fish and Coral Responses to Marine Heatwaves”
June 30Brooke Weigel, PhD CandidateUniversity of Chicago“A little kelp from my friends: Bacterial symbionts and carbon cycling associated with bull kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana.”
July 7Dr. Amanda BatesMemorial University“Thermal safety, environmental variability and biodiversity change”
YouTube link
Wed. July 15

9:00 AM PDT

Research in Marine Ecology undergraduate student project presentationsBMSCUndergraduate student research projects, presented by the students of our first online course, “Research in Marine Ecology”.
Dr. Chris Neufled, Dr. Sam Starko, Instructors
July 21Dr. Sean RogersUniversity of CalgaryEcological genomics of population persistence and adaptation in marine fishes: it’s all one song.
Aug 11Dr. Stephanie GreenUniversity of Alberta“Reassembling coastal marine food webs: patterns, processes and consequences.”
Aug 18Selby Wilkinson and Anna HowardParks CanadaSouthern Resident Killer Whales; How You Play a Role in Species at Risk Recovery
YouTube link
Sept 1Deborah CurranUniversity of Victoria“Fluid Jurisdiction in Marine Territory: Indigenous Rights and Legal Pluralism in Canada”
YouTube link

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