Graduate Biology—Our Graduates

PhD Graduates

Rahima Khatun (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. Y. Sheng
Dissertation: Structural and Functional Studies of Human E3 Ubiquit1n Ligase HUWE1


Mariann Oemisch (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. T. Womelsdorf
Dissertation: Neural Processes Underlying the Flexible Control and Learning of Attentional Selection


Maria Cristina Plastina (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. I.Coe/A. Donini
Dissertation: Understanding the Regulation of the Human Amino Acid Transporter ASCT2


Luana Sciullo (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. G. Thiemann
Dissertation: Polar Bear (Ursus Maritimus) Foraging Ecology in Western Hudson Bay


Ana Vakiloroayaei (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. M. Bayfield
Dissertation: tRNA Structural Stability and Functionality Associated with the RNA Chaperone La and Post-Transcriptional Modification Enzyme Trm1


Master's Graduates

John Babu (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. E. Rosonina
Thesis: Characterization of a Yeast Strain that us Deficient in Protein Sumoylation

Hee Ho Cho (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. G. Sweeney
Thesis: Investigation of Mechanisms Responsible for Myocyte Cell Death in Metabolic Syndrome

Thanh Que Dang (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. G. Sweeney
Thesis: Investigate of Changes in Glucose Homeostasis by Modulating Endothelial Permeability

Hossein Davarinejad (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. Y.Sheng/V. Saridakis
Thesis: Characterization of E2E Ubiquitin-Conjugating Enzymes and Ubiquitin-Specific Protease 7 (USP7) in Histone H2A Ubiquitination

Eva Francesca DeRango-Adem (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. R. Pearlman
Thesis: Macromolecular Interactome of Tetrahymena CHD Family Chromatin Remodelers

Pranav Dhakal (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. C. Bucking
Thesis: Investigating the Response of the Gut Bacterial Community and Enzyme Activity During the Challenge of Diet Manipulation in the Herbivorous Fish Compostoma Anomalum (Centre Stoneroller) and the Carnivorous Fish Etheostema Caeruleum (Rainbow Darter)

Jessica Bettencourt Di Salvo (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. A. Forer
Thesis: Possible Roles for Tropomyosin During Anaphase Chromosome Movement

Katie Rae Nettie Florko (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. G. Thiemann
Thesis: Polar Bear (Ursus Maritimus) Foraging Ecology in the Western Canadian Arctic

Julia Gauberg (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. S. Kelly
Thesis: The Barrier Properties of the Skin of Aquatic and Semi-Aquatic Vertebrates

Shailee Bhavan Jani (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. D. Golemi-Kotra
Thesis: Understanding the Molecular Mechanism of Signal Transduction in LiaSR Two Component System in Bacillus Subtilis

Margarita Miklasevskaja (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. L. Packer
Thesis: Phylogeny of Chilicola (Hylaeosoma)(Hymenoptera:Colletidae) Based on Morphological and Morphometric Data of Extant and Fossil Species, with Description of Seven New Species

Aishwarya Rajalakshmi Sudhama (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. L. Wilcox
Thesis: The Impact of Object-Based Grouping on Perceived Depth Magnitude

Ali Uyuklu (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. JP Paluzzi
Thesis: Distribution and Activity of CAPA-like Peptides in the Black-legged Tick, Ixodes scapularis

Heidi Elizabeth Joy Van Vliet (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. B. Stutchbury
Thesis: The Effects of Agricultural Intensification on An Obligate Grassland Bird of North America

Melanie Renee Williams (June 2018)
Supervisor: Dr. C. Bucking
Thesis: Investigating Gastrointestinal Tract Functional Zonation in the Gut Microbiome and Enzyme Activity of Oncorhynchus mykiss (Rainbow Trout) with Temperature and Ion-poor Water Salinity Challenge