Our Research Seminars are now online!

BMSC Research Seminars will be broadcast live, on TUESDAYS at 1:30 PDT.

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.

Join us on Zoom (links in table below), or participate live on our YouTube channel.







May 26 Dr. Kaitlyn Gallagher Université de Montréal “When the hunter becomes the hunted: tapeworms of the pelagic thresher shark.”
YouTube link
June 2 Dr. Isabelle Côté Simon Fraser University “Ecological shifts in a marine community following extreme disturbances”
June 9 Dr. Dina Navon University of Calgary “Where Nature met Nurture – Phenotypic plasticity in fish”
YouTube link
June 16 Dr. Don Levitan Florida State University “Reproductive isolation and speciation in sea urchins”
YouTube link
June 23 Dr. Julia Baum University of Victoria “In Hot Water: Fish and Coral Responses to Marine Heatwaves”
June 30 Brooke Weigel,
PhD Candidate
University of Chicago “A little kelp from my friends: Bacterial symbionts and carbon cycling associated with bull kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana.”
July 7 Dr. Amanda Bates Memorial University “Thermal safety, environmental variability and biodiversity change”
YouTube link
July 15 Research in Marine Ecology undergraduate students BMSC Undergraduate student research projects, presented by the students of our first online course, “Research in Marine Ecology”.
Dr. Chris Neufled, Dr. Sam Starko, instructors
July 21 Dr. Sean Rogers University of Calgary Ecological genomics of population persistence and adaptation in marine fishes: it’s all one song.
Aug 11 Dr. Stephanie Green University of Alberta “Reassembling coastal marine food webs: patterns, processes and consequences.”
Zoom link
Aug 18 TBA Parks Canada Southern Resident Killer Whales
Zoom link
Sept 1 Deborah Curran University of Victoria “Fluid Jurisdiction in Marine Territory: Indigenous Rights and Legal Pluralism in Canada”

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