Toxicology (990 Series) Seminar

The Tox 990 seminar series has begun. This is the most current schedule at this time, please check back for updates.

2014-2015 Seminar Schedule

Toxicology Program (990 Series)

Seminars will be held at 12:30 p.m., Mondays,
Rm. 2104, WCVM, E-mail abstracts to fiona.price@usask.ca
or call 966-7441 (Fiona Price) for further information

2013-2014 Seminar Schedule
2012-2013 Seminar Schedule

DateNameTopic
8-Sep-14 Dr. David Janz Toxicology Graduate Chair Toxicology Graduate Program Orientation
15-Sep-14 Dr. Monique Haakensen/Dr.Vanessa Pittet President and Principal Scientist, Contango Strategies Interactions Between Microbes & the Environment Relating to Toxicology
22-Sep-14 Tanja Wildemann Toxicology Graduate Student Cardiovascular Health in Humans: Can Mixture Effects Be Correctly Predicted From Single Exposures to Lead & Mercury?
29-Sep-14 - - No Seminar. Annual Aquatic Toxicity Workshop
6-Oct-14 Anita Massé Toxicology Graduate Student Establishing Dose-dependent Developmental Effects of Maternal Dietary Selenium Exposure in the Model Amphibian Xenopus laevis
13-Oct-14 - - No Seminar. Thanksgiving, U of S Closed
20-Oct-14 Dr. Gary Ankley - SPECIAL SEMINAR US EPA Lab, Duluth Minnesota Adverse Outcome Pathways: Enhancing the Role of Predictive Toxicology in Chemical Risk Assessment
27-Oct-14 Sarah Crawford Toxicology Graduate Student Bioavailability of Uranium in Sediment
3-Nov-14 Breda Muldoon Toxicology Graduate Student Developing the Brook Stickleback (Culaea inconstans) as a Novel Bioindicator of Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Compounds in Aquatic Environments
10-Nov-14 - - No Seminar. Fall Mid-Term Break
17-Nov-14 Dr. Barry Blakley Toxicology/VBMS Mycotoxin Contamination in Livestock
24-Nov-14 Dr. Patricia Blakley Saskatoon Health Region Environmental Teratogens
1-Dec-14 Garrett Morandi Toxicology Graduate Student Identification & Characterization of Compounds Contributing to the Acute Toxicity of Oil Sands Process Affected Waters (OSPW)
5-Jan-15 - - No Seminar
12-Jan-15 Sarah Patterson Toxicology Graduate Student Effects of Chronic Dietary Selenomethionine in Juvenile White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus)
19-Jan-15 Seminar Canceled
26-Jan-15 Carla Labarrére Toxicology Graduate Student TBA
2-Feb-15 Brett Tendler Toxicology Graduate Student Chemodynamic Properties of Thallium in the Slave River, Northwest Territories, Canada
9-Feb-15 Dr. Jean-Michel-DeVink Senior Environmental Scientist, STANTEC TBA
16-Feb-15 - - No Seminar. Family Day, U of S Closed
23-Feb-15 Derek Muir Senior Research Scientist Trends of New and Legacy Contaminants in a Changing Arctic
2-Mar-15 Steve Wilkie Technical Resources Branch Saskatchewan, Ministry of Environment Mercury and Selenium in trapped river otters (Lontra Canadensis) from northern Saskatchewan
9-Mar-15 Ashley James Toxicology Graduate Student Methylmercury
16-Mar-15 Estaban Gillio Meina Toxicology Graduate Student Acute Aqueous Toxicity Models for Vanadium under Different Surface Water Chemistry Conditions Representative of the Alberta Oil Sands Mining Region
23-Mar-15 Leah McGurn Toxicology Graduate Student Stability & Oxidative Metabolism of Secoisolariciresinol (SECO) Analogues
30-Mar-15 Melanie Gallant Toxicology Graduate Student Immune System Development & Benzo[a]pyrene Immunotoxicity in the Amphibian Xenopus laevis
6-Apr-15 Sara Hanson Toxicology Graduate Student Assessing the Potential Endocrine Disrupting Effects of Municipal Wastewater Effluents on Fathead Minnow (Pimephales promelas) Populations in Wascana Creek, Saskatchewan
13-Apr-15 - - No Seminar. Final Exams. End of TOX 990 2014/15