Seminars and dissertations

The weekly research seminar series is hosted by the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. It addresses themes and questions of common interest to the organising divisions: Aquatic Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Science and Technology. The seminars are held September – May every Thursday at 14:00  sharp in the Ambiotica Auditorium (YAA303). All are welcome to attend and students may obtain credits for their participation.

Contact persons:

  • Aquatic Sciences: Silva Uusi-Heikkilä  (silva.k.uusi-heikkila@jyu.fi)
  • Cell and Molecular Biology: Lotta-Riina Sundberg (lotta-riina.sundberg@jyu.fi)
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Ossi Nokelainen (ossi.nokelainen@jyu.fi), Aigi Margus (aigi.margus@jyu.fi)
  • Environmental Science and Technology: Cyril Rigaud (cyril.c.rigaud@jyu.fi)

Seminars and dissertations of biology and environmental science:

date speaker title where when
21.2 Matteo Vecchi (JyU) Water-bear with me for a moment: the microbiota of tardigrades YAA303 14:00
28.2 Henriikka Kivilä - PhD seminar Paleolimnological approach for examining carbon pathways in high latitude lake food webs YAA303 14:00
7.3 Lina Antenucci - PhD seminar Biochemical and structural comparison of spleen tyrosine kinase interaction with integrin and the immunoreceptor tyrosine-based activation motif YAA303 14:00
13.3 Vladimir Olshansky (Russian Science Academy) Kalojen sähköaisti (slides in English, talk in Russian and translated in Finnish) YAA303 14:00
14.3 Tero Klemola (University of Turku) Population cycles and outbreaks of birch-feeding geometrid moths in northern Fennoscandia YAA303 14:00
14.3 Anna Maria Pirttilä (University of Oulu) Untangling symbiotic plant-microbe interaction and how we can benefit from it YAA303 15:00
21.3 Tiina Silvasti (JyU) Food system sustainability: ecological, social and economic dimensions YAA303 14:00
28.3 Vladimir Olshansky (Russian Science Academy) Про электрических рыб, электрический секс, электрический глаз и перспективы исследования животного электричества (slides in English, talk in Russian and translated in Finnish) YAA303 14:00
4.4 Miriam Nokia (JyU) Rhytmic variation in learning YAA303 14:00
4.4 Kati Kivisaari - PhD-seminar Bank voles of Chernobyl - Coping with a radioactive environment YAA303 15:00
11.4 Jukka Kekäläinen (UEF) Gamete-level mate choice - towards a more comprehensive understanding of fertilization and infertility YAA303 14:00
15.4 Jenalle L. Eck (University of Zurich) Genotype-specific microbes shape plant disease and diversity: from Panama to Plantago YAA303 14:00
25.4 Antti Eloranta (JyU) Hydropower impacts on fish and food webs in Norwegian lakes YAA303 14:00
2.5 Essi Keskinen (Metsähallitus) Challenges of border crossing marine underwater inventories in very shallow coasts - case study from the Northern tip of Bothnian Bay YAA303 14:00
2.5 Marie-Elodie Perga (University of Lausanne)  Food webs under lake ice: how far does the analogy with sea ice apply? YAA303 15:00


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