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  • Nov 2 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Vansh AnkitBhai Mehta

    Master of Science thesis defence in Biotechnology

     

    Vansh AnkitBhai Mehta, a Master of Science candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend his thesis titled “A surface plasmon resonance investigation of the role of bilayer phospholipids in the binding and ligand interactions of the ⍺-tocopherol transfer protein” on Wednesday, Nov . 2 at 10:30 am., in WH 147, in hybrid format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Jeffrey Atkinson, Supervisor; Tim Levine, External Examiner (University College London); and Paul Zelisko and Aleksandar Necakov, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 20 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Sean Wilson

    Master of Science thesis defence in Chemistry:

    Sean Wilson, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend his thesis titled “Synthesis of a Photocleavable Bolalipid for the study of the roles of Phospholipid Transfer Proteins and Phosphatidylinositol Lipid Kinases” on Thursday, Oct 20, 2022 at 11:30 a.m., virtually.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Jeffrey Atkinson, Supervisor; Simon Drescher, External Examiner (Phospholipid Research Center); and Paul Zelisko and Travis Dudding, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 18 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Mohammad Ahmadi

    Master of Science thesis defence in Physics:

    Mohammad Ahmadi, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Physics, will defend his thesis titled “Low-dimensional purple and blue bronzes: Crystal growth, characterization and optical properties” on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 at 2 p.m. in WH 147, in hybrid format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Maureen Reedyk, Supervisor; David Broun, External Examiner (Simon Fraser University); and David Crandles and Fereidoon Razavi, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 19 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Jared Thomson

    Master of Science thesis defence in Chemistry:

    Jared Thomson, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend his thesis titled “Semi-synthesis of Unnatural Narciclasine Derivatives” on Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022 at 12:30 p.m., virtually.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Costa Metallinos, Interim Supervisor; Dennis L. Wright, External Examiner (University of Connecticut); and Hongbin (Tony) Yan and Georgii Nikonov, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 5 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Jessica Carlene Prosser

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Jessica Carlene Prosser, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis titled “Role of Viral Infections in Rapid Prunus Decline in the Niagara Region” on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Jonathan Griffiths and Charles Despres, Co-Supervisors; Baozhong Meng, External Examiner (University of Guelph); Ping Liang, Committee Member.

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  • Sept 20 – Doctor of Philosophy Thesis Defence – Lihi Habaz

    Doctoral thesis defence in Chemistry

     

    Lihi Habaz, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in Chemistry Department, will defend her thesis titled “Synthesis of C1-Homologues of Narciclasine” on Tuesday, Sept 20, 2022 at 8 a.m., in MC D350I (hybrid).

     

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Jeffrey Atkinson, Interim Supervisor; Martin Banwell, External Examiner (Jinan University); Aleksandar Necakov, Internal External Examiner; Paul Zelisko and Arthur van der Est, Supervisory Committee Members.

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  • Sept 19 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Scott Miskey

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Scott Miskey, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend his thesis titled “Approaches Towards a Total Synthesis of Daphenylline” on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. in Plaza 600F.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Costa Metallinos, Interim Supervisor; Ang Li, External Examiner (Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences); and Paul Zelisko and Arthur van der Est, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 6 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Penghan Yan

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Penghan Yan, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Computer Science, will defend his thesis titled “Fog Connectivity Clustering and MDP

    Modeling for Software-defined Vehicular Networks” on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022 at 1 p.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Robson De Grande, Supervisor; Brian J. Ross, External Examiner (Brock University); and Ke Qiu and Naser Ezzati-Jivan, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 8 – Doctor of Philosophy Thesis Defence – Christine Kempthorne

    Doctoral thesis defence in Biotechnology

     

    Christine Kempthorne, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend her thesis titled “Secret gardens: Exploring horticultural and ecological chemistry through mass spectrometry-based metabolite profiling” on Thursday, Sept 8, 2022 at 11:30 am, virtually.

     

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Vincenzo De Luca and David Liscombe, co-Supervisors; Susan Murch, External Examiner (University of British Columbia); Huidi Wang, Internal External Examiner; Jeffrey Atkinson and Heather Gordon, Supervisory Committee Members.

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  • Aug 29 – Doctor of Philosophy Thesis Defence – Eric De Hoog

    Eric de Hoog, a PhD in Biological Sciences candidate, will defend the thesis “Modulation of Voltage-Gated Ca2+ Channels by Retinoic Acid Signaling” on Monday, August 29th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The defence will take place in MC H313.

    The examination committee members are Brian Roy, Chair; Gaynor Spencer, Supervisor; Alan Lomax, External Examiner (Queen’s University); Val Fajardo, Internal Examiner; and Cheryl McCormick and Joffre Mercier, Advisory Committee.

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