Honours Thesis Defence

Student: Emily Robson

Thesis Title: Biotic and abiotic factors governing fish abundance recorded at deep-sea cabled observations within Barkly Canyon (NEPTUNE Canada)

Date:      March 28, 2019
Time:     3:30 pm
Place:     C-2001

Student: Junbum Im

Thesis Title: AID, APOBEC3A and APOBEC3B efficiently deaminate cytidines neighboring oxidized and alkylated bases in vitro

Date:     March 29, 2019
Time:    2:30 pm
Place:    SN-3125A

Student: Rajanderan Thaneswary

Thesis Title: Effect of MEK inhibitor on IRF1 and PIAS3 interaction in human Fibrosarcoma cells

Date: April 2, 2019
Time: 10:30 pm
Place: C-2001

Student: Emma Antle

Thesis Title: Developing an Assay to Test the Influence of Chronic Cytomegalovirus Infection on Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Specific Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity

Date: April 3, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm
Place: SN-3125A

Student: Courtney White

Thesis Title: Assessing the relationship between personality and behavioral responses of domestic dogs during novel object tests

Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 9:00 am
Place: SN-3125A

Student: Katherine Sue-Ping

Thesis Title:  An observational study of native and introduced bee species (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in the Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden

Date:  April 4, 2019
Time:  11:00 am
Place:  SN-3125A

Student: Tyra Custance

Thesis Title: Conservation genetics of the endangered plants, Braya longii and B. fernaldii (Brassicaceae).

Date: April 5, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm
Place: SN-3125A

Student: Benjamin Stratton

Thesis Title: The Role of Plant Stoichiometry in Boreal Forest Herbivore Browse Selection

Date:      April 8, 2019
Time:     3:00 pm
Place:     SN-3125A

Student:  Cassidy Welsh

Thesis Title:   Validation of Candidate Genetic Variants Identified in a Family with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Date:  April 9, 2019
Time:   10:00 am
Place:   SN-3125A

Student: Rachel Sorensen

Thesis Title: Molecular epidemiology of Carnivore protoparvovirus I in domestic, stray and wild carnivores of Newfoundland and Labrador

Date: April 9, 2019
Time:  2:00 pm
Place: SN-3125A

Student:  Alexander Byrne

Thesis Title:  Surveillance for and molecular characterization of cefotaxime-resistant Escherichia coli in aquatic sediments in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada

Date:       April 10, 2019
Time:      9:30 am
Place:     SN-3125A

Student: Richard Huang

Thesis Title: Strategies for sharing space in a predator-prey relationship: drivers for local coyote (Canis latrans) and caribou (Rangifer tarandus)

Date: April 12, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm
Place: SN-3125A

Student: Megan Warren

Thesis Title: The Reproductive Biology of the Deep-sea Hairy Snail, Alviniconcha hessleri

Date: April 15, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm
Place: SN-3125A

Student: Kali Heale

Thesis Title: Study of a Cytoskeletal Motor Protein

Date: April 15, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm
Place: SN-3125A

Student: Laura O'Neil

Thesis Title: Interspecies interactions and exploratory behaviour of plant pathogenic Streptomyces species

Date:   April 16, 2019
Time:   10:00am
Place: SN-3125A

Student: Sarah Connolly

Thesis Title:  The Role of TMEM134 in Drosophila melanogaster models of Parkinson Disease

Date:  April 16, 2019
Time:  12:00 pm
Place: SN-3125A

Student:   Hannah Perry

Thesis Title: In vivo characterization of scabin, a novel mART toxin family member from the common scab pathogen Streptomyces scabies

Date:     April 16, 2019
Time:    2:00pm
Place:    SN-3125A

Student: Ramlah Mahmood

Thesis Title:  Activated Cdc42 kinase 1 (ACK-1) in Drosophila melanogaster: A prospective Model of Parkinson Disease

Date:    April 17, 2019
Time:   9:30 am
Place:   SN-3125A

Student:  Leah Burrows

Thesis Title: Altered Expression of Sec23 in Drosophila melanogaster as a Model of Parkinson Disease

Date:    April 17, 2019
Time:   2:00 PM
Place:   SN-3125A

Student: Keely Hatfield

Thesis Title: Dis3 in ageing and models of Parkinson Disease in Drosophila melanogaster

Date: April 18, 2019
Time: 9:00 am
Place: SN-3125A

Student: Meriel Fitzgerald

Thesis Title:  Investigating the downstream effects of a foxl1 frameshift mutation on the expression of downstream genes involved in pharyngeal arch and eye formation in Zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Date:  April 18, 2019
Time:  2:00 pm
Place:  Sn-3125A



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