Department of Biology Honours Thesis Presentations *** WILL NOW BE A ZOOM EVENT ***

Event Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 10:30am EDT
Event Location: 
Online (via Zoom)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Susanne Walford
Event Contact Phone: 
Event Contact E-mail: 

Due to our need for social distancing, this event will now be a live Zoom event.   

See the Lakehead University Zoom page for download and set-up instructions.

The Zoom link and meeting ID are as follows:


Meeting ID: 372 031 498

Presentations will be 10 minutes in length with 5 minutes of questions from our virtual audience.


10:30 a.m., Symposium and Welcoming Remarks from the Department of Biology.

10:45 a.m., Paige Perrons (Dr. Simon Lees): Effects of a selective androgen receptor modulator on proliferation of C2C12 cells.

11:00 a.m., Alexandrea Macey (Dr. Simon Lees): Effects of a selective androgen receptor modulator on C2C12 cell line differentiation.

11:15 a.m., Cody Veneruzzo (Dr. Michael Rennie): Changes in mercury accumulation and energy density in lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) during aquaculture.

11:30 a.m., Colin St. James (Dr. Azim Mallik): A trait-based comparison of three alternate vegetation states.

11:45 a.m., Break; Pack your own snacks!

12:00 p.m., Ashley Faulkner (Dr. Ingeborg Zehbe): Evaluation of anti-E6 single-domain antibody binding capacity to recombinant E6 proteins.

12:15 p.m., Courtney Ferris (Dr. Marina Ulanova): Opsonophagocytosis of Haemophilus influenzae type a.

12:30 p.m., Prashidhi Pathak (Dr. Alla Reznik): Imaging and molecular mechanism of Alzheimer's disease.

Please invite your lab groups, family, and friends. Undergraduates considering an honours thesis project (BIOL4101YA) or special topic (BIOL3990FA, BIOL3991WA) with a biology faculty member or adjunct professor are encouraged to attend.