Honours Thesis Presentations - Department of Biology

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
CB 3013
Event Contact Name: 
Susanne Walford
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The Department of Biology will be showcasing its undergraduate research with presentations by its Biology and APLS HBSc candidates. 

Schedule of Events:

1:00pm: Symposium & Introduction

1:15pm: Kathlyn Alexander (Supervisor: Dr. Ingeborg Zehbe)
Investigating protein biomarkers in HPV16 containing organotypic cultures using immunostaining.

1:30pm: Amanda Michano (Supervisor: Dr. Jane Lawrence-Dewar)
Does cortical thickness have an influence on motor learning during a visuomotor adaptation task?

1:45pm: Christina Anthes (Supervisor: Dr. Marina Ulanova)
Phagocytosis of Haemophilus influenza type A by THP-1-derived macrophages.

2:00pm: Nicholas Bel (Supervisor: Dr. Neelam Khaper)
Cardiac redox regulation of inflammasome.

2:15pm:  - Break - 

2:30pm: Laurel Gordon (Supervisor: Dr. Robert Mackereth)
Exploring the relationship between angling pressure and mercury contamination in walleye (Sander vitreus) in Ontario.

2:45pm: Andrew Linklater (Supervisor: Dr. Wensheng Qin)
Simultaneous biological nitrogen and sulfur removal for wastewater treatment.

3:00pm: Jason Feller (Supervisor: Dr. Joseph Carney)
An analysis into the potential heterotrophic abilities of the carnivorous pitcher plant Nepenthes ventrata.

3:15: Conclusion

All are welcome to attend & refreshments will be served