Appetizers for the Mind with the McCall McBain Postdoctoral Fellows

Presented on: Wednesday, February 15th at 7:00 PM EST

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The McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching and Leadership Program, in partnership with McMaster Alumni Association, invites the McMaster community to join this webinar to learn about the fascinating research of five scholars from the Program.

Each speaker will share an overview of their research in a short 10 minute talk. You'll also learn a little bit about them and how they hope their research will impact our world.

This talk will be moderated by Dr. Joe Kim, Program Faculty Advisor, and Katie George, Program Manager and Research Coordinator, The McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching and Leadership Program.

A live Q&A will occur after the presentations. Here are the speakers and topics in order of appearance:

  • The Environmental Cost of Pursuing Happiness: Antidepressant Use and the Environmental Impact with Dr. Andrew William Thompson from the Department of Biology
  • The Impact of Climate Change on Insect Defoliation with Dr. Jose Bermudez from the School of Earth Environment & Society
  • Chemicals in Everyday Use: How to be Informed Consumers with Dr. Harmanpreet Sidhu from the School of Earth, Environment & Society
  • Broken, Bendy, Invisible Bodies: Disability, Lifelong learning, and Capitalism with Dr. Emily Scherzinger from the Faculty of Health Science
  • Are There Better Treatments for Cancer than Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy? with Dr. Afshin Abrishamkar from the Department of Chemical Engineering

The views expressed by presenters are their own and their appearance in a program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Reference to any specific product or entity does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by McMaster University.