Department of Biology - Honours Thesis Presentations

Event Date: 
Friday, April 16, 2021 - 9:45am EDT
Event Location: 
Event Contact Name: 
Susanne Walford

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.

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9:45 am Login/Waiting room

9:55 am Welcoming remarks from the Departmental Chair Dr. Azim Mallik

10:00 am Catherine Kibiuk (Dr. Leung):  Diversity of arsenic oxidizing bacteria from mining areas of northwestern Ontario.

10:15 am Emily Meek (Dr. Rennie):  An investigation of white sucker (Catostomus commersonii) respiration across a range of biologically relevant temperatures.

10:30 am Kimberly Geils (Dr. Rennie):  Effect of nanosilver on northern pike (Esox lucius) bioenergetics.

11:45 am Shaalin Dlaymi (Dr. Reyes):  The effects of clearcutting on Picea rubens regeneration in coastal red spruce forests.

11:00 am Dana Gummerson (Dr. Zehbe):  Investigating the role of RBX1 in the carcinogenic potential of HPV sub-lineage E6 oncoproteins.

11:15 am Simran Bedi (Dr. Zehbe):  Studying student behaviours and their knowledge of the Covid-19 pandemic.

11:30 am Closing remarks