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  • Dec 20 – Nickolas Messner – Master of Science Thesis Defence

    Holt Nickolas Messner, a Master of Science candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend his thesis titled “An in vivo, ex vivo, and in vitro exploration of the use of chronic hypoxia/physioxia and ROS/RNS-mediated alteration of physiological function in mitochondrial disease” on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 at 10 a.m. in MC H313.

    The examination committee includes Tony Yan, Chair; Jeffrey Stuart, Supervisor; Rebecca Macpherson, External Examiner (Brock University, Dept. Health Sciences); and Cheryl McCormick and Val Andrew Fajardo, Committee Members.

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  • Thesis Defences Dec 11 – 16, 2019 Chemistry and Earth Science

    PhD thesis defence

    Zineb Ras Ali, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend her thesis titled “Magnetically Interesting Coordination Complexes Based on Macrocyclic Ligands” on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at 12 p.m. in GSB305.

    The examination committee includes Wendy Ward, Chair; Melanie Pilkington, Supervisor; Louise Dawe, External Examiner (Wilfred Laurier University); David Crandles, Internal External Examiner; and Georgii Nikonov and Travis Dudding, committee members.

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Paria Azadi Namin, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend her thesis titled “Synthesizing Self-Healing and Recyclable Silicones Using the Diels-Alder Reaction as a Cross-Linker: Investigation of Various Dienes and Dienophile Systems ” on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. in WH 147.

    The examination committee includes Miriam Richards, Chair; Paul Zelisko, Supervisor; Melissa A. Grunlan, External Examiner (Texas A&M University); and Travis Dudding and Melanie Pilkington, Committee Members.

    PhD thesis defence

    Ringaile Lapinskaite, a Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Department of Chemistry, will defend her thesis titled “Synthesis and Derivatization of Amaryllidaceae Constituents – Narciclasine and Pancratistatin” on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at 1 p.m. in Sankey Chamber.

    The examination committee includes Wendy Ward, Chair; Heather Gordon, Supervisor; Louis Barriault, External Examiner (University of Ottawa); Vincenzo De Luca, Internal External Examiner, and Costa Metallinos and Paul Zelisko, Committee Members.

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Justin Thomas Pentesco, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Earth Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Assessing environmental controls for candidate microbial ichnofossils in hydrothermally altered basaltic tuffs of Upsal Hogback, NV” on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in MC H313.

    The examination committee includes Edward Sternin, Chair; Mariek Schmidt, Supervisor; Lindsay J. McHenry, External Examiner (University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee); and Francine McCarthy and Frank Fueten, Committee Members.

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