Undergraduate Honours Students

NameHonours Project TitleSpecializationSupervisor
Damilola AdekunleInvestigating the role of the MbtH-like proteins in the Biosynthesis of the Non-Ribosomal peptide Thaxtomin A in Streptomyces scabiesCell and Molecular BiologyBignell/Tahlan
Moyinoluwa AdesanyaTransmembrane Bax inhibitor motif-containing (TMBIM) genes to enhance homeostatis in Drosophila melanogasterCell and Molecular BiologyStaveley
Raahyma AhmadInvestigating the role of tubedown-1 on Retinal content in the eyeCell and Molecular BiologyVolkoff
Ethan ArmstrongMapping temporal changes in the spatial distributions of organic enrichment indicators at aquaculture sitesEcology and Conservation Biiology Dufour
Chelsea BloomVariation in Atlantic cod condition pre- and post- winter in contrasting warm and cold yearsMarine Biology Gregory/Snelgrove
Emily BonnellThe effects of synthesis of cytochrome oxidase (Scox) gene on Drosophila melanogaster: a prospective model of multiple sclerosisBiology/Psychology Staveley
Rebecca BoweringA comparison between the relevé method and the adaptive cluster sampling method to find the more efficient method of determining lichen diversity and estimating rare lichen abundance in Newfoundland, CanadaBiology Wiersma
Adam Collins Activation of secondary metabolism in Streptomyces species using the chemical elicitor N-acetylglucosamineCell and Molecular Biology Bignell
Ryan CollinsKnockout and Overexpression of three Streptomyces clavuligerus XRE-family genes differentially expressed in bldA and bldG mutantsCell and Molecular Biology Tahlan
Mohammad FahmyUsing microphone arrays to quantify diel and seasonal singing patterns of male Ruby-crowned Kinglets (Regulus calendula)Ecology and ConservationWilson
Gerissa FowlerInvestigation of the MHC class II DRB and DQB and Class I DLA-88 genes in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and arctic foxes (Vulpes lagopus) from Northern Quebec to determine the role of host immunogenic variablity in potential resistance to rabiesMarine Biology Marshall
Stephanie GrahamTransmission of Aleutian Mink Diesease virus (AMDV) in farmed and wild American Mink (Neovison vison) in Newfoundland and LabradorBiologyLang
Gillian LambertHow Social Networks among Transient Groups of Dogs Relate to Physiology and PersonalityBiologyWalsh/Wilson
Clarissa McIsaacInvestigating the role of XRE- Family Transcription Regulator and DNA- binding proteins in the Biosynthesis of the B-lactam Clavulanic Acid in Streptomyces clavuligerusBiologyTahlan
Hali MorelandEffect of physical interactions from a potential competitor on the feeding behavior of the common sea star (Asterias rubens)Marine BiiologyGagnon
Brandon PierceyPseudopollen in mossesBiology Marino
Chantel RiceThe role of metabolites in obesity and it’s significance in food addicted subjectsCell and Molecular BiologyStaveley
James SpeckerImpact of Polyethylene Glycol Microplastics in DrosophilaCell and Molecular BiologyStaveley
Brittney StucklessMovement patterns of Cucumaria frondosa in response to food abundance, predator presence, and photoperiodMarine BiologyMercier
Emily TurpinThe role of host immune system genetics in a newfoundland wildlife disease, canine pulmonary angiostrongylosis, modeled in coyotes (Canis Latrans)Cell and Molecular BiologyMarshall
Jaime WilsonStructural and functional studies of the orf12 gene product in Streptomyces bacteria in relation to the clavulanic acid biosynthesis pathwayBiology (Co-op)Tahlan

 

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