Articles tagged with: Biological Sciences

  • 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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  • 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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  • Aug 2 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Olivia Rita Marie Bagshaw

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Olivia Rita Marie Bagshaw, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis titled “Evaluating and targeting mitochondrial dynamics and plasticity in conditions of mitochondrial dysfunction” on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at 1 p.m. in MC H313.

    The examination committee includes Yifeng Li, Chair; Jeff Stuart, Supervisor; Adam J. MacNeil, External Examiner (Brock University, Dept. of Health Sciences); and Jeffrey Atkinson and Paul J. LeBlanc, 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 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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  • Dec 21 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Luc J. Wasilewicz

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Luc J. Wasilewicz, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Investigating the modulation of Drosophila melanogaster body-wall muscle contraction by the neuropeptide DPKQDFMRFamide” on Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021 at 1 p.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Thad Harroun, Chair; Joffre Mercier, Supervisor; Rosa da Silva, External Examiner (Dept. of Biology, McMaster University); and Cheryl McCormick and Gaynor Spencer, Committee Members.

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  • Nov 12 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Robert Martin

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Robert Martin, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “The development of a new genetic test for grapevine cultivars using a computational genomics approach” on Friday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Ping Liang, Supervisor; Matthew Clark, External Examiner (University of Minnesota); and Debbie Inglis and Jim Willwerth, Committee Members.

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  • Oct 14 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Jessie L. de Haan

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Jessie L. de Haan, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend her thesis titled “The ecological and physiological consequences of sun vs. shade nesting for the small carpenter bee, Ceratina calcarata, and their offspring” on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 at 10:30 a.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Maureen Reedyk, Chair; Miriam Richards, Supervisor; Brent J. Sinclair, External Examiner (Western University); and Gaynor Spencer and Glenn Tattersall, Committee Members.

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  • Sept 23 – Master of Science thesis defence – Mohamed Lahbib ben Kalifa

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mohamed Lahbib ben Kalifa, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, will defend his thesis titled “Selecting cover crop species for vineyards of the Niagara region” on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at 1 p.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Liette Vasseur, Supervisor; Mehdi Sharifi, External Examiner (AAFC); and Sudarsana Poojari and Justin Renkema, Committee Members.

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