Program for the 5th Annual Postdoc Research Day

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8:45 am – 9:15 am

Registration & Breakfast

9:15 am – 9:40 am

Opening and Welcome

9:40 am – 10:50 am

Session 1: Spotlight Talks

Viridiana Perez Chemistry
Anthony McDonagh Chemistry
Johannes Lehmann Chemistry
Roger Ashmus Chemistry
Priyanka Mishra Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Juan Ferrer Engineering Science

10:50 am – 11:20 am

Coffee Break

11:20 am – 12:30 pm

Session 2: Spotlight Talks

Heather More Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
Bulmaro Valdes Mechatronics
Pengyu Liu Mathematics
Nichole Scheerer Psychology
Pamela Filiatrault-Veilleux Education
Victor Cheung Interactive Arts & Technology

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Session 3: Exploration session

Annika Airas Urban Studies
Krysta Coyle Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Nick Dexter Mathematics
Laura Hilton Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Erin Goheen Glanville Communication
Julia Link Physics
Viridiana Perez Chemistry
Victoria Spartacus Mechatronic System Engineering

2:10 pm – 3:20 pm

Session 4: Lightning Session

Julia Link Physics
Nadine Mengis Geography
Simon Horton Resource & Environmental Management
Laura Hilton Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Lizzie Dingle Geography
Jessica Stockdale Mathematics

Session 4: Spotlight Talks

Erin Goheen Glanville Communication
Sean McCann Biological Sciences
David Shiffman Biological Sciences
Anıl Ufuk Batmaz Interactive Arts & Technology

3:20 pm – 3:50 pm

Coffee Break

3:50 pm – 4:50 pm

Keynote Talk: Isabelle Côté (Biological Sciences)

4:50 pm – 5:00 pm

Closing Remarks and Group Photo

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Award Ceremony and Reception