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CIFAR Presents: The Walrus Talks Survival

Dec 12 / 19

Watch CIFAR fellows explore the adaptations and innovations that fuel life and resilience.

On November 20, CIFAR presented the second of four Walrus Talks. Held at the Phi Centre in Montreal, the theme was Survival: The adaptations and innovations that fuel life and resilience.

Inspired by research from across several CIFAR programs, speakers explored survival in many contexts - from the microbiome to maternity to Mars.

Speakers included three CIFAR fellows:

B. Brett Finlay
Microbiologist at the University of British Columbia and co-director of CIFAR’s Humans & the Microbiome program


Kieran O'Donnell

Developmental psychobiologist at McGill University, fellow in CIFAR’s Child & Brain Development program, CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar 2016-2018


Vlada Stamenkovic

Earth & planetary scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, fellow in CIFAR’s Earth 4D: Subsurface Science & Exploration program


Watch the full event (1:09:23):