The Department of Biology Departmental Seminar
Honours Thesis Presentations
Each student will present for 10 minutes followed by 5 minutes of questions from the audience.
Please register with the Department of Biology for seminar access (firstname.lastname@example.org).
9:45 am Login/Waiting room
9:55 am Welcoming remarks from the Departmental Chair Dr. Azim Mallik
10:00 am Shayla Hartley (Dr. Mallik): Water absorption and retention of a terricolous lichen, Cladonia stellaris.
10:15 am Andraya Colistro (Dr. Lee): Plant production in nitrogen-limited mine soil.
10:30 am Philip Robinson (Dr. Qin): Optimizing growth conditions for Pleurochrysis dentata and determination of phenol degradation ability of six algae species.
10:45 am Taij Mann (Dr. Qin): Phylogenetic identification and protein analysis of a forest isolated soil bacteria for evaluation of use in bioremediation.
11:00 am Nicole Costanzo (Dr. Khaper): Molecular effects of prostaglandin analogues on glaucoma receptor activation.
11:15 am Hanna Merner (Dr. Lees): Effects of a novel combination cancer therapy in a cell culture model.
11:30 am Victoria Anthes (Dr. Ulanova): The role of IgA in the opsonophagocytosis of Haemophilus influenzae type a.
11:45 am Closing remarks.