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  • June 21 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Jacob Kevin Lee

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mr. Jacob Kevin Lee, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “An examination of Notch signalling in the regenerating caudal spinal cord of the axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum:  Establishment and characterization of an axolotl Opto-Notch1 construct for light-induced upregulation of Notch1 signalling in vivo” on Tuesday, June 21 at 10am in MC H313.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Robert Carlone, Supervisor; Paul J. LeBlanc, External Examiner (Applied Health Sciences); and Gaynor Spencer and Aleksandar Necakov, Committee Members.

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  • May 5 – Doctor of Philosophy Thesis Defence – Sara Hatefi Monfared

    Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence

    Sara Hatefi Monfared, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Physics, will defend her thesis titled “Fabrication and Characterization of CoFe2O4-BiFeO3 Core Shell Nanocomposite and SrFe(12−2x)CoxRuxO19 Hexaferrites” on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 11 a.m.

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Fereidoon Razavi, Supervisor; Stefan Kycia, External Examiner (University of Guelph); Hongbin (Tony) Yan, Internal External Examiner; Maureen Reedyk and David A. Crandles, Committee Members.

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  • April 6 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Jesse H. Vanloon

    Master of Science thesis defence

     

    Jesse H. Vanloon, a Master of Science candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology , will defend his thesis titled “Re-evaluation of analytical chemistry techniques in studying DNA structures” on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 1 p.m., in virtual format.

     

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Hongbin (Tony) Yan, Supervisor; Jean-Paul Desaulniers, External Examiner (Ontario Tech University); and Heather Gordon and Doug Bruce, Committee Members.

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  • Feb 25 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Taghi Farmani

    Master of Science thesis defence

     

    Taghi Farmani, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Paleoceanography and dinoflagellate cyst record of northwestern North Pacific ODP Site 882 during the Pliocene–Pleistocene transition” on Friday, Feb 25, 2022 at 1 pm, in virtual format.

     

    The examination committee includes Tony Yan, Chair; Martin J. Head, Supervisor; Audrey Limoges, External Examiner (University of New Brunswick); and Uwe Brand and Michael Pisaric, Committee Members.

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  • Feb 24 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Robert Allie

    Master of Science thesis defence

     

    Robert Allie, a Master of Science candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend his thesis titled “The Linkage of Yeast Metabolites, Produced Under Hyperosmotic Stress, to Cellular Cofactor Systems During Icewine Fermentation ” on Thursday, Feb 24, 2022 at 10 am, in virtual format.

     

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Debbie Inglis, Supervisor; George van der Merwe, External Examiner (University of Guelph); and Aleksandar Necakov and Arthur van der Est, Committee Members.

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  • Jan 18 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Charlene Marcotte

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Charlene Marcotte, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis titled “Winemaking techniques to manage tannins of Cabernet sauvignon and Pinot noir wines made in Ontario, Canada ” on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 1 pm, in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Debbie Inglis and Belinda Kemp, Co-Supervisors; Kevin Usher, External Examiner (Summerland Research and Development Centre); and Jeff Stuart and Gary Pickering, Committee Members.

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  • Jan 17 – PhD Chemistry Thesis Defence – Aishabibi Kassymbek

    Aishabibi Kassymbek, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Chemistry,  will defend her thesis titled “Reactivity of a Low Valent Gallium Compound” on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 9:30 am, virtually.

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Georgii Nikonov, Supervisor; Paul J. Ragogna, External Examiner (Western University); Wendy Ward, Internal External Examiner; Martin Lemaire and Heather Gordon, Supervisory Committee Members.

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  • Jan 7 – Doctoral Thesis Defence – Dhruval Joshi

    Doctoral thesis defence in Biotechnology

     

    Dhruval Joshi, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend his thesis titled “A. Regulation of B-/Z-DNA transition in modified oligonucleotides. B. Synthesis of cationic BODIPY analogues for antimicrobial and anticancer applications” on Friday, January 7, 2022 at 1 pm, virtually.

     

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Tony Yan, Supervisor; Maria DeRosa, External Examiner (Carleton University); Thad Harroun, Internal External Examiner; Doug Bruce and Costa Metallinos, Supervisory Committee Members.

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  • Jan 6 – Doctoral Thesis Defence – Fereshteh Moradi

    Doctoral thesis defence in Biological Sciences

     

    Fereshteh Moradi, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis titled “Investigating the Effect of Cell culture Compositions on Mitochondrial Metabolism, Dynamics, and Transcriptome and Proteome of cells” on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 11 am, virtually.

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Jeff Stuart, Supervisor; Jim Uniacke, External Examiner (University of Guelph); Val A. Fajardo, Internal External Examiner; Gaynor Spencer and Rebecca MacPherson, Supervisory Committee Members.

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  • Jan 6 – Doctor of Philosophy Thesis Defence – Fereshteh Moradi

    Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence

    Fereshteh Moradi, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis titled “Investigating the Effect of Cell culture Compositions on Mitochondrial Metabolism, Dynamics, and Transcriptome and Proteome of cells” on Thursday, January 6, 2021 at 11 a.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Jeff Stuart, Supervisor; Jim Uniacke, External Examiner (University of Guelph, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology); Val A. Fajardo, Internal External Examiner; Gaynor Spencer and Rebecca Macpherson, Committee Members.

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