IN THIS PUBLICATION:
SEMINARS AND LECTURES
- ANATOMY & CELL BIOLOGY / PHYSIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES
On Thurs., Jan. 27, Dr. Michael Corcoran will present a seminar in our regular seminar series entitled "Adventures in Kindling: Approaches to the Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis", in Rm. A226, Health Sciences Bldg, at 11:30 a.m.
Fri., Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m., at the monthly meeting of the Saskatoon Archaeology Society, Dr. Ernie Walker, U of S Dept. of Anthropology and Archaeology, will present a talk on "The Antiquity of Ice Age Populations in North America", in Rm. 132, Anthropology and Archaeology Bldg., U of S. Coffee and cookies after the talk.
- BIOLOGY SEMINARS (2)
- Thurs., Jan. 27 at 4:00 p.m., Dr. Peta Bonham-Smith, U of S Dept. of Biology, will give a seminar entitled "Biotechnology: The Good, The Bad, and the Pretty" in Rm. 125, Biology Bldg. All welcome.
- On Thurs., Feb. 3, at 4:00 p.m., Mr. Houman Fei, U of S Dept. of Biology, will give a seminar entitled "Developmental and physiological characterization of a male sterile (ms33) mutant in Arabidopsis", in Rm. 125, Biology Bldg. All are welcome.
COMPUTER SCIENCE RAPID AND 990 SEMINAR SERIES
Fri., Feb. 4 at 3:30 p.m. Computer Science graduate student Sean Cocks will give a seminar entitled "Tackling the Tough Problems: Applications for Constraint Technology" in Engineering 1C70. All are welcome. For info. contact Scott Cocks, at
- CHEMISTRY CSALE SEMINAR SERIES 1999/2000
On Wed., Jan. 26, at 12:30 p.m., in Rm. 2D21 Agriculture Bldg., Josef K. Schmut, Nature Saskatchewan/CSALE Fellow, will present a lecture entitled "Important Bird Area Conservation: the Ecosystem and People Connection".
- 18TH CENTURY STUDIES
Fri., Jan. 21, Dr. Joan Halmo, U of S, will give a lecture entitled "More Than a Fiddle Tune: The Amati Instruments of the University of Saskatchewan as a Scholarly, Educative and Artistic Resource", at 7:30 p.m., Quance Theatre, Educ. Bldg.
- ENERGY CONSERVATION
The Innovation Place Green Team Presents: Saving Energy & Helping Friends at the Saskatoon Friendship Inn, 12:00 noon, Wed., Jan. 12, Candle Rm., Atrium Bldg, Innovation Place, or 12:00 noon, Wed., Jan. 26, Rm. 155, Toxicology Research Centre, U of S. The Saskatchewan Environmental Society will give a short slide presentation on a recent energy retrofit of the Friendship Inn and other "campus-sized" buildings. Investing in energy conservation saves money and reduces the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for climate change. Come and hear about a local initiative that has made a difference! For info. call Doug Humphreys, 8738.
- DEPT. OF GEOGRAPHY/REGIONAL & URBAN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM-COLLOQUIUM
Fri., Jan. 28, Dr. Aleta Fowler of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation will speak on "Sustainable Development and Canadian Housing Policy". The public lecture and colloquium will take place at 3:30 p.m., in Arts 256. For info. call Dr. Avi Akkerman, 5677 or visit the RUD website at http://www.usask.ca/rud/events.html
- GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES / SYNCHROTRON SEMINAR
Fri., Jan. 28, at 4:00 p.m., Dr. Gordon Brown Jr., Prof. at Stanford University, will give a seminar entitled "Synchrotron Studies of Environmental Geochemical Problems", in Geology 155. Prior to that, at 3:30 p.m., Dr. Michael Bancroft, Director of CLS Inc., will provide an update on the National Synchrotron Project at the U of S. Everyone is welcome. For info. acll Kevin Ansdell, 5698; e-mail -
- HISTORY DEPARTMENT
On Tues., Feb. 1 at 4:00 p.m., Dr. Terry Cook, formerly of the National Archives of Canada, will be lecturing on "The Real Death of Canadian History: Archives, Computers, and the Past", in Rm. 101, Arts Bldg.
- CIVIL ENGINEERING NOONER SERIES
On Wed., Jan. 26, a slide show entitled "Saskatoon's Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion" will be presented by Tim Sedgewick, P.Eng., Project Engineer, Utilities Services, City of Saskatoon, in Rm. 2C01, Engineering at 12:35 p.m. Everyone is welcome!
- MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY (2)
- Thurs., Jan. 20, at 4:00 p.m., Dr. Kurt Williams, Dept. of Infectious Diseases/RUH, will give a seminar entitled "Macrolides - Non-antibiotic activity of antibiotics", in A226 Health Sciences Bldg.
- Thurs., Jan 27, at 4:00 p.m., Dr. V. Hoeppner will give a seminar entitled "Tuberculosis Control in Saskatchewan", in A226 Health Sciences Bldg.
- MUSIC LECTURE SERIES
On Sat., Feb. 5, Prof. Donald Harris, U of S, will present a lecture entitled "Creativity's Cube: Windows to the Experience of Music and the Self as Creator", in the Quance Theatre, Educ. Bldg., at 8:00 p.m.
- PHARMACY & NUTRITION 990 SEMINAR
On Fri., Jan. 28, Dr. Amitabh Jha, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, will present a seminar entitled "Anticancer Agents: A Brief Overview", in Rm. 144, Thorvaldson Bldg., at 12:30 p.m.
- SASK NEUROSCIENCE NETWORK
On Wed., Jan. 26, Vivian R. Ramsden, Research Coordinator, Dept. of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, U of S, will present a public lecture entitled "Integrating Prevention into the Stroke System", at 7:30 p.m. in the Health Sciences Bldg., Rm. B6. Refreshments following the lecture. Everyone welcome. For info call Sergey Fedoroff, 4080.
- DEPT. OF SOCIOLOGY 990 SEMINAR
Fri., Feb. 4, Dr. Harvey Krahn, Prof. of Sociology, U. of Alberta, will present a seminar entitled "The Power of the Helping Professions: The Social Construction of "Feeble-Mindedness" by the Alberta Eugenics Board, 1929-1972 (990 Series), from 2:30-4:00 p.m., in Rm. 103 Arts. For info. call Harley Dickinson, -6930.
- DEPT. OF SOCIOLOGY 31ST ANNUAL SOROKIN LECTURE
Thurs., Feb. 3, for the 31st Annual Sorokin Lecture, Dr. Harvey Krahn, Prof. of Sociology, U. of Alberta, will present a public lecture entitled "Social Mobility and Constructed Biographies in an Age of Uncertainty", at 8:00 p.m. in Rm. 143 Arts.
- DEPT. OF SOIL SCIENCE
Fri., Jan. 21, at 2:30 p.m., Dr. Christian De Kimpe, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, will give a special seminar entitled "Soil Sciences in the New Millennium", in Rm. 2E17, Ag. Bldg.
- TOXICOLOGY SEMINARS 990 SERIES (2)
- On Wed., Jan. 26, Simone de Rosemond, toxicology graduate student, will present a seminar entitled "The effects of processed kimberlite effluent on Ceriodaphnia dubia", in Rm. 12, Toxicology Centre, at 12:30 p.m. For info call Adriana at 7441.
- On Wed., Feb. 2, Rick Schryer, Senior Aquatic Scientist, Golder Associates, will present a seminar entitled "Endocrine disruptors: strategies for chemical management", in Rm. 12, Toxicology Centre, at 12:30 p.m. For info call Adriana at 7441.
- VETERINARY MEDICINE
Tues., Jan. 25, at 12:30 p.m., Dr. James Wood, Head of Epidemiology, Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK, will present a seminar entitled "The Epidemiology of Cancer in Dogs in the United Kingdom", in Rm. 2115, WCVM. Dr. Wood is a speaker for the WCVM Lecture Program - DLT Smith Visiting Scientist Program.
- VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES (2)
- On Fri., January 28, 2000, Igor Moshynskyy, Graduate Student, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, will give a seminar entitled "Site-directed Mutagenesis as an Approach to Investigation of Virulence Determinants", in Room 2115, WCVM., at 12:30 p.m. Everyone welcome!
- On Fri., February 4, 2000, Dorothy Huang, Graduate Student, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, will give a seminar entitled "The Identification of CTL Epitopes on BHV-1 gB", in Room 2115, WCVM., at 12:30 p.m. Everyone welcome!
- CHEMISTRY DEPT. SEMINAR (2)
- Tues., Jan. 25, Dr. Adam P. Hitchcock, Canadian Light Source, Saskatoon, will give a seminar entitled "Materials Chemistry with Synchrotron Light" in Rm. 159 Thorvaldson, at 4:00 p.m. Refreshments at 3:45 p.m. Everyone welcome!
- Tues., Feb. 1, Trevor Bergfeldt, U of S Dept. of Chemistry, will give a seminar entitled "Catalyzed Photo-oxygenation of Saturated Hydrocarbons Using Aqueous Uranylion" in Rm. 159 Thorvaldson, at 4:00 p.m. Refreshments at 3:45 p.m. Everyone welcome!
- DISTINGUISHED RESEARCHER LECTURE SERIES
Two public lectures, sponsored by the Office of the Vice-President (Research), will honor recipients of the 1999 Distinguished Researcher Award and provide a forum to highlight their research and scholarship. Everyone is welcome to attend in Rm.143 Arts Building.
- "Energy- Saving, Low-Cost Ventilation for the Future", Tues. Jan. 25, 4 p.m. Prof. Robert Besants energy conservation work has had a huge impact on Canadas housing industry. He has also done outstanding research on improving ventilation and energy efficiency in commercial buildings.
- "Words for Vices and Virtues in French and English", Thurs. Jan 27, 4 p.m. Prof. Curt Wittlin is the worlds leading expert outside Spain in medieval Catalan language and literature. His lifetime research has helped preserve the Catalan language, a Romance language derived from Latin.
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