Papers and Presentations
Drs. Julian Dust and Don-Roger Parkinson, Science Division, Grenfell Campus, published a review, Overview of the Current Status of Sediment Chemical Analysis: Trends in Analytical Techniques, in Environmental Reviews, 2010, 18, 37-59.
Professor Barb Hunt, Visual Arts Program, Grenfell Campus, has a solo exhibition TOLL on view at the Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, running until Feb. 20, 2011. TOLL explores themes of mourning, human conflict and memory. Using camouflage fabric as a central theme and material, Prof. Hunt’s art considers the human costs of armed conflict balanced by her empathy for soldiers in areas of hostility.
Dr. Christopher Kovacs, Faculty of Medicine, is co-author of two recently published papers. Thymus-associated parathyroid hormone has two cellular origins with distinct endocrine and immunological functions was published in the December 2010 journal PLoS Genetics 2010. The other authors are Z. Liu, A. Farley, L. Chen, B.J. Kirby C.C. Blackburn and N.R.Manley. The role of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and PTH-related protein (PTHrP) in regulating mineral homeostasis during fetal development was published in Critical Reviews in Eukaryotic Gene Expression 2010 with first author Charlene Simmonds, who recently completed her PhD in Dr. Kovacs’s lab. Dr. Kovacs is also author of the book The Ides of Octember: A Pictorial Bibliography of Roger Zelazny published by NESFA Press. This is a companion to the six-volume The Collected Stories of Roger Zelazny that he assembled and co-edited. It's an extensive bibliography of the late author's work with thumbnail images of the covers of every English-language edition.