To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums launches a unique lecture series to reflect on our collective history and the theme of nation building.
Building Canada Lectures, presented in partnership with the University of Guelph, is set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. November 8, Why Research Matters presents Barcoding Canada: What does it mean for the future of biodiversity in Canada. Canada’s Global DNA detectives panel discussion with Bob Hanner, Amanda Nauum, and Mario Thomas.
Conserving biodiversity in Canada for the future depends on understanding the past and the strategic role DNA barcoding plays in helping to protect millions of species that share our planet.
Moderated by Malcolm Campbell, Vice-President (Research) University of Guelph
Bob Hanner is an Associate Professor at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario & Centre for Biodiversity Genomics.
Amanda Nauum works for TRU-ID, a new startup spun out of BIO. She also has her own educational consulting business and continues to work one day a week as a post-doc in the BIO lab.
Mario Thomas is the Chief Executive Officer of Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO). He will be speaking about an MOU developed with Detour Gold, the largest gold mine in Canada, to strengthen, promote and develop research cooperation about biodiversity.
December 13 James Raffan, Canada One Five Oh Em Gee: Celebration of nation and community in story and song.
Funded in part by the Government of Canada
Financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada