Undergraduate Honours Students

Name Honours Project Title Specialization Supervisor
Damilola Adekunle Investigating the role of the MbtH-like proteins in the Biosynthesis of the Non-Ribosomal peptide Thaxtomin A in Streptomyces scabies Cell and Molecular Biology Bignell/Tahlan
Moyinoluwa Adesanya Transmembrane Bax inhibitor motif-containing (TMBIM) genes to enhance homeostatis in Drosophila melanogaster Cell and Molecular Biology Staveley
Raahyma Ahmad Investigating the role of tubedown-1 on Retinal content in the eye Cell and Molecular Biology Volkoff
Ethan Armstrong Mapping temporal changes in the spatial distributions of organic enrichment indicators at aquaculture sites Ecology and Conservation Biiology  Dufour
Chelsea Bloom Variation in Atlantic cod condition pre- and post- winter in contrasting warm and cold years Marine Biology  Gregory/Snelgrove
Emily Bonnell The effects of synthesis of cytochrome oxidase (Scox) gene on Drosophila melanogaster: a prospective model of multiple sclerosis Biology/Psychology  Staveley
Rebecca Bowering A 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, Canada Biology  Wiersma
Adam Collins  Activation of secondary metabolism in Streptomyces species using the chemical elicitor N-acetylglucosamine Cell and Molecular Biology  Bignell
Ryan Collins Knockout and Overexpression of three Streptomyces clavuligerus XRE-family genes differentially expressed in bldA and bldG mutants Cell and Molecular Biology  Tahlan
Mohammad Fahmy Using microphone arrays to quantify diel and seasonal singing patterns of male Ruby-crowned Kinglets (Regulus calendula) Ecology and Conservation Wilson
Gerissa Fowler Investigation 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 rabies Marine Biology  Marshall
Stephanie Graham Transmission of Aleutian Mink Diesease virus (AMDV) in farmed and wild American Mink (Neovison vison) in Newfoundland and Labrador Biology Lang
Gillian Lambert How Social Networks among Transient Groups of Dogs Relate to Physiology and Personality Biology Walsh/Wilson
Clarissa McIsaac Investigating the role of XRE- Family Transcription Regulator and DNA- binding proteins in the Biosynthesis of the B-lactam Clavulanic Acid in Streptomyces clavuligerus Biology Tahlan
Hali Moreland Effect of physical interactions from a potential competitor on the feeding behavior of the common sea star (Asterias rubens) Marine Biiology Gagnon
Brandon Piercey Pseudopollen in mosses Biology  Marino
Chantel Rice The role of metabolites in obesity and it’s significance in food addicted subjects Cell and Molecular Biology Staveley
James Specker Impact of Polyethylene Glycol Microplastics in Drosophila Cell and Molecular Biology Staveley
Brittney Stuckless Movement patterns of Cucumaria frondosa in response to food abundance, predator presence, and photoperiod Marine Biology Mercier
Emily Turpin The role of host immune system genetics in a newfoundland wildlife disease, canine pulmonary angiostrongylosis, modeled in coyotes (Canis Latrans) Cell and Molecular Biology Marshall
Jaime Wilson Structural and functional studies of the orf12 gene product in Streptomyces bacteria in relation to the clavulanic acid biosynthesis pathway Biology (Co-op) Tahlan