• Titan arum (aka corpse flower) producing bloom in Jordan Hall greenhouse
    July 25 12:00am
    This rare plant, which produces the world's largest inflorescence, is expected to bloom this weekend (July 23/24) or early next week. The corpse flower is a native of Sumatra.  It gets its nickname because of the stench of rotting flesh it emits while in full bloom to attract pollinators. It takes 8 or more years before it bloom more »
  • Special Seminar: "Electron cryomicroscopy for in situ structural biology." Tanmay Bharat, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge Medical Campus.
    July 29 10:30am
  • Gill Center Lecture: "Neuro-vascular interactions in the developing and diseased brain." Baptiste Lacoste, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
    July 29 12:00pm
    In recent years, there has been growing scientific evidence that neurological disorders can originate from, or be perpetuated by, the brain vasculature. Indeed, chronic and acute abnormalities of cerebrovascular networks were linked to the onset and/or progression of brain tumours, stroke, migraine, as well as Alzheimer's disease and other f more »
July 24 - 30, 2016