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MELS Student Thesis Proposal Talks

Thursday, November 28th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Brodie Building, Room 4-47


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Please join us for the final Science Seminar of the term, where our students will be presenting their thesis research topics. The schedule will be as follows:

Time Student Supervisor Presentation Title
2:00 p.m. Sachi Villanueva Dr. B. Cassone &
Dr. C. LeMoine
Knock-down of developmental genes to control insect pests
2:20 p.m. Riley Feser Dr. M. Majumder Eliminating breast cancer by early detection
2:40 p.m. Autumn Wiebe Dr. A. Koiter &
Dr. A. Glenn
Greenhouse gas analysis: A reduced sampling method
3:00 p.m. Candace Park Dr. P. Rutherford Impacts of grazing on grassland herpetofauna
3:20 p.m. Courtney Harris Dr. M. Charette Investigating EMGg1’s Mechanism and therapeutic pathways in Bowen-Conradi syndrome
3:40 p.m. Tasneem Shinwari Dr. V. Chen Exploring the life cycle of Connexin43 gap junctions
4:00 p.m. Jasmine Scantlebury Dr. W. Untereiner Characterization of species of Exophiala responsible for infections of hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon
4:20 p.m. Ezinne Nwadike Dr. B. Ardelli Surveillance of neglected tick-borne pathogens in Manitoba
4:40 p.m. Jessica Kalyniuk Dr. D. Greenwood The last supper: Morphological and geochemical analysis of an armoured dinosaur’s last meal
5:00 p.m. Break    
5:20 p.m. Frank Yamoah Dr. P. Whittington Ecohydrology and slope conditions at the periphery of an extracted peatland
5:40 p.m. Brayden Cuthbert Dr. P. Alexandre The significance of the silicification zones for the formation of unconformity-related uranium deposits in the Athabasca basin

Light refreshments will be available.

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Thursday, November 28th, 2019
2:00 pm
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Faculty of Science


Brodie Building, Room 4-47
270 18th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9
(204) 728-9520