Articles tagged with: Biotechnology

  • 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 4 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Biotechnology

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Mary Onyekwelu, a Master of Science candidate in the Center for Biotechnology, will defend her thesis titled “Transient and Pulse Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy on Photosystem I Reaction Centers” on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 at 11 a.m., virtually.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Art van der Est, Supervisor; Wade Johnson, External Examiner (Susquehanna University); and Jeff Stuart and Tony Yan, 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 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 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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  • Oct 6 – Doctor of Philosophy Thesis Defence – Radesh Nattamai Malli Pooranachandhir

    Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence

    Radesh Nattamai Malli Pooranachandhir, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend his thesis titled “De novo sequencing, annotation, and characterization of the genome of Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender)” on Wednesday, Oct 6, 2021 at 2 pm, in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Ping Liang and Soheil Mahmoud (UBC), Co-Supervisors; Igor Kovalchuk, External Examiner (University of Lethbridge); Yifeng Li, Internal External Examiner; Heather Gordon and Vincenzo De Luca, Supervisory Committee Members.

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  • Doctor of Philosophy Thesis Defence – Danielle Williams – May 27

    Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence

    Danielle Williams, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend her thesis titled “Discovery of a novel cytochrome P450, (+)-vincadifformine 19-hydroxylase (V19H), distinguishes separate branch pathways forming aspidosperma-type monoterpenoid indole alkaloids in Catharanthus roseus roots” on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 9 a.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Vincenzo De Luca, Supervisor; Peter J. Facchini, External Examiner (University of Calgary); Rebecca MacPherson, Internal External Examiner; David Liscombe and Feng Li, Supervisory Committee Members.

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  • March 4 – Master of Science Thesis Defence – Eunike Hilson

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Eunike Ilona (Ilona) Hilson, a Master of Science candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend her thesis titled “Analysis of cellular responses to microwave irradiation in E. coli and change of oxygen level and culture medium in human cancer cell lines using RNA-seq based transcriptomic profiling” on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 9 a.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Ping Liang, Supervisor; Qianqian Zhu, External Examiner (Roswell Park Cancer Institute, NY); and Jeffrey Stuart and Hongbin (Tony) Yan, Committee Members.

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  • March 12 – Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence – Steven C. Gayder – Biotechnology

    Doctor of Philosophy thesis defence

    Steven C. Gayder, Doctor of Philosophy candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend his thesis titled “Interactions and Population Dynamics Between Erwinia amylovoraPantoea agglomerans, and their Bacteriophages for Effective Phage Therapy” on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 1 p.m., in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Brian D. Roy, Chair; Alan Castle and Antonet Svircev, Co-Supervisors; Jason J. Gill, External Examiner (Texas A&M University); Ana Sanchez, Internal External Examiner; Jeffrey Atkinson and Jonathan Griffiths, Committee Members.

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  • Master of Science Thesis Defences – Haimeng (Jerry) Tang Feb 10 – Tyler Crane Feb 11

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Haimeng (Jerry) Tang, a Master of Science candidate in the Centre for Biotechnology, will defend his thesis titled “Analysis of the effect of genetic heterogeneity on de novo genome assembly using Xylocopa virginica as a model” on Wed, Feb. 10, 2021, at 9 a.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Ping Liang, Supervisor; Yifeng Li, External Examiner (Dept. of Computer Sciences, Brock University); and Adonis Skandalis and Feng Li, Committee Members.

    Master of Science thesis defence

    Tyler Crane, a Master of Science candidate in the Department of Computer Science, will defend his thesis titled “Analysis of the Niching Particle Swarm

    Optimization Algorithm” on Thurs, Feb. 11, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. in virtual format.

    The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Betty Ombuki-Berman, Supervisor; Charlie Obimbo, External Examiner (Guelph University); and Brian Ross and Robson De Grande, Committee Members.

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