Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Science Seminars

Computational Studies on Ancient Enzymes: Understanding How They Achieve High-Accuracy Catalysis

WhatEffect Does RNA Mechanical Stability Have on Protein Synthesis?

What's New in the Search for Exoplanets and Extraterrestrial Life

There are two types of Science Seminars offered at TRU suitable for science students and faculty. The Faculty of Science seminars are on Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Room S373 unless otherwise indicated*.   View the Science Seminar abstracts here.

The Environmental Sciences seminars are also on Thursdays. Find them in S203 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. .

Winter 2017

DateTime  SpeakerSeminar Title
Jan 19 1 p.m. Faculty Council Meeting of Science faculty
January 26 1 p.m. Honors Research Presentations Short presentations by 4th year Honors students
Feb 2   1 p.m. Dr. Sandra Jasinoski    Palaeobiology of basal cynodonts, the early ancestors of mammals
Feb 16 1 p.m. Faculty Council Meeting of Science Faculty
Mar 2 1 p.m. Dr. Stanley Greenspoon, Canadian Assoc of Physics speaker series  What's New in the Search for Exoplanets and Extraterrestrial Life
*Mar 8     *11 am Dr. Saisamorn Lumyon, Dept of Biology, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand  *Bioplastic Production
Mar 9 1 p.m. Dr. Saisamorn Lumyon, Dept of Biology, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand Antioxidants in Mushrooms
Mar 16 1 p.m. Faculty Council Meeting of Science Faculty
Mar 23 1 p.m. Dr. Jacob Omajali, Dept of Biological Sciences, TRU  Bacterial-derived nanoparticles:  Syntheses and applications
Mar 30 1 p.m. Dr. Gauld, University of Windsor

Computational Studies on Ancient Enzymes: Understanding How They Achieve High-Accuracy Catalysis

Apr 6 1 p.m. Dr. Dustin Ritchie, Department of Physics and Nat'l Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta

What Effect Does RNA Mechanical Stability Have on Protein Synthesis?

Apr 13    1 p.m. Dr. Soumya Ghosh, post doctoral fellow, TRU

Save bats: biological control measures against white-nose syndrome

April 20 1 p.m. Faculty Council Meeting of Science faculty