Articles by author: jsteepe

  • Nov 4 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Alex N. M. Proulx

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Alex N. M. Proulx, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Demography and molecular ecology of the solitary halictid Lasioglossum zonulum: with observations on Lasioglossum leucozonium” on Wednesday, Nov. 4 2020 at 1 p.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Miriam Richards, Supervisor; Jess Vickruck, External Examiner (AAFC); and Fiona Hunter and Alan Castle, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 14 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Ngan (Nan) Tran

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Ngan (Nan) Tran, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend her thesis titled “N–Phenyl Pyrroloimidazolone Derivatives for Stereoselective Birch Reduction and Chiral NHC–Iridium Complexation” on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. The defence will take place virtually.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Costa Metallinos, Supervisor; Ian Pottie, External Examiner (Mount St. Vincent University); and Tomas Hudlicky and Paul Zelisko, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 29 – Doctor of Philosophy – Chemistry – Vincenzo Ticli

    Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence

    Vincenzo Ticli, a Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend his thesis titled “Approaches towards C-10-hydroxylated analogues of narciclasine” on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 4 p.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Brian Roy, Chair; Tomas Hudlicky, Supervisor; Robert A. Batey, External Examiner (University of Toronto); Vincenzo De Luca, Internal External Examiner; and Costa Metallinos and Arthur Van Der Est, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 2 – Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence – Chemistry – Maria Laura Sechi

    Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence

    Maria Laura Sechi, a Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend her thesis titled “Stereoselective Synthesis of N-Propargyl Alkynes and Axial Chiral N-Allenes with Epimeric Imidazolone Auxiliaries” on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1 p.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Brian Roy, Chair; Costa Metallinos, Supervisor; Adrian L. Schwan, External Examiner (University of Guelph); Joffre Mercier, Internal External Examiner; and Melanie Pilkington and Paul Zelisko, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 14 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Taylor Lidster

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Taylor Lidster, a Master of Science candidate in the Department Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis titled “Investigating how Notch, and JAK/STAT Signaling Synergistically Regulate Intestinal Stem Cell Homeostasis Using Engineered Optogenetic Alleles” on Monday, September 14 at 11 a.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Aleksandar Necakov, Supervisor; Phillip Karpowicz, External Examiner (University of Windsor); and Jeffrey Stuart and Robert Carlone, Committee Members.

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  • Aug 17 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Scott L. Cocker

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Scott L. Cocker, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “The utilisation of coprophilous fungal spores for discerning late Quaternary megaherbivore extinctions in Canada” on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 10 a. m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Michael Pisaric, Supervisor; Jacquelyn Gill, External Examiner (The University of Maine); and Kevin Turner and Francine McCarthy, Committee Members.

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  • July 13 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Josef A. Viscek

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Josef A. Viscek, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “THE HYDROLOGY OF NORTHERN BOREAL LAKES IN THE TAIGA SHIELD AND PLAINS, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF CATCHMENT CHARACTERISTICS IN MEDIATING RESPONSES TO CLIMATE” on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 2 p. m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Kevin Turner, Supervisor; Daniel Peters, External Examiner (University of Victoria); and Michael Pisaric and Shawne Kokelj, Committee Members.

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  • July 8 – Doctor of Philosophy Thesis Defence – Sarah Eleanor Walker

    Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence

    Sarah Eleanor Walker, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis titled “Investigating the Role of MicroRNAs in Regeneration and Axonal Pathfinding” on Wednesday, July 8, at 2 p.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Wendy Ward, Chair; Robert Carlone and Gaynor Spencer, Co-Supervisors; Sarah McFarlane, External Examiner (University of Calgary); Rebecca MacPherson, Internal External Examiner; Cheryl McCormick and Aleksandar Necakov, Committee Members.

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  • June 9 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Seyedeh Parisa Torabi

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Seyedeh Parisa Torabi, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Physics, will defend her thesis titled “High Temperature Method Of Measuring Electrical And Magnetic Properties Of Europium Doped Nickel Oxide” on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 10 a.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Fereidoon S. Razavi, Supervisor; Martin Lemaire, External Examiner (Brock University); and Shyamal K. Bose and Maureen Reedyk, Committee Members.

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  • June 24 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Steven Agnelone

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Steven Angelone, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Sleepers and Creepers, Colony Polymorphisms in Metarhizium robertsii” on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 11 a.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Michael Bidochka, Supervisor; Myron L. Smith, External Examiner (Carleton University); and Glenn Tattersall and Alan Castle, Committee Members.

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