59-410 Research Project

Final presentations

  • Monday, April 20, 2009 - Thesis must be handed in to supervisor and reader

  • Monday & Tuesday, April 27 & 28, 2009 - Final presentations - 186 Essex Hall

Click here for a PDF copy of this schedule and grading instructions.

Quick schedule

Monday, April 27, 2009 Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Slot Time Speaker Slot Time Speaker
1 9:00a Allen (Loeb) 18 9:00a Szekely (Macdonald)
2 9:20 Caron (Porter) 19 9:20 Aoun (Hudson)
3 9:40 Stinchcombe (Macdonald) 20 9:40 Filiatrault (Carmichael)
4 10:00 Ma (Pandey) 21 10:00 Chaker (Ananvoranich)
10:20 coffee break 10:20 coffee break
5 10:50 Jarosz (Aroca) 22 10:50 Renaud (Vacratsis)
6 11:10 Branton (Hudson) 23 11:10 Milovic (Thadani)
7 11:30 Vukotic (Loeb) 24 11:30 Lee (Mutus)
8 11:50 Zhaku (Carmichael) 25 11:50 Mills (Thadani)
9 12:10p Faccechia (Hubberstey) 26 12:10p Yang (Haffner)
12:30 lunch 12:30 lunch
10 1:40 Bonnar (Taylor) 27 1:40 Xhabija (Zielinski)
11 2:00 Taylor (Johnson) 28 2:00 Hildebrand (Schurko)
12 2:20 Binder (Loeb) 29 2:20 Church (Pandey)
13 2:40 Kagabo (Heath) 30 2:40 Demiri (Cristescu)
3:00 coffee break 3:00 coffee break
14 3:30 Skarbek (Aroca) 31 3:30 Pupavac (Hubberstey)
15 3:50 Meng (Green) 32 3:50 Maeva (Aroca)
16 4:10 Fochesato (Mutus) 33 4:10 Franklin (Vacratsis)
17 4:30 Elsdon (Boffa) 34 4:30 Marar (Mutus)

Presentation titles, supervisors and readers

Allen, Laura
New Components for the Development of an Optical Flip-Switch
Research Supervisor: Loeb
Reader: Wang, Z.

Aoun, Zeina
Alcohol and Global Methylation
Research Supervisor: Hudson
Reader: Pandey

Binder, Brianna
Synthesis and Characterization of Hexa-Catenar Liquid Crystal Rotaxanes
Research Supervisor: Loeb
Reader: Eichhorn

Bonnar, Kathleen
The Conversion of Lactate to Pyruvate using Lactate Oxidase in Malignant Melanoma (Skin Cancer) Cells
Research Supervisor: Taylor
Reader: Mutus

Branton, Michael
Verifying Plk4 Binding Partners: A Candidate Based Approach
Research Supervisor: Hudson
Reader: Vacratsis

Caron, Julie
Assessing the Essentiality of Human Spy1A in Breast Cancer
Research Supervisor: Porter
Reader: Pandey

Chaker, Sirin
Securinine and derivatives inhibiting Toxoplasma gondii growth
Research Supervisor: Ananvoranich
Reader: Thadani

Church, Kristen
Sensitivity of substantia nigra neurons to paraquat toxicity in young versus old rats; neuroprotection by coq10
Research Supervisor: Pandey
Reader: Higgs

Demiri, Bora
The Selective Pressure on L-Lactate Dehydrogenases in Daphnia pulex in North America
Research Supervisor: Cristescu
Reader: Warner

Elsdon, Brett
Activation of TAFI Mutants by Thrombin-Thrombomodulin
Research Supervisor: Boffa
Reader: Ananvoranich

Facecchia, Katie
Expression and Inhibition of Human WDR1 in Mammalian Cells
Research Supervisor: Hubberstey
Reader: Ananvoranich

Filiatrault, Heather
Low-cost Fabrication Methods for Flexible Optoelectronic Devices
Research Supervisor: Carmichael
Reader: Eichhorn

Fochesato, Lee-Anne
The Effects of Shear Stress on the Membrane Cholesterol Content of Human Fetal Fibroblast Cells
Research Supervisor: Mutus
Reader: Pandey

Franklin, Norah
Regulation of the lipid phosphatase MTMR2 by phosphorylation
Research Supervisor: Vacratsis
Reader: Pandey

Hildebrand, Marcel
45Sc NMR Studies of Polymer Supported Catalytic Systems
Research Supervisor: Schurko
Reader: Wang, Z.

Jarosz, Artur
Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Amino Acids
Research Supervisor: Aroca
Reader: Eichhorn

Kagabo, Adeodatus
Movement and gene flow in the Eastern Sand Darters( Ammocrypta Pellucida), a Threatened species
Research Supervisor: Heath (Subst.: Dr. Ryan Walter, GLIER)
Reader: Ananvoranich

Lee, Erica
Utilizing Gold Nanoparticles for Protein S‑Denitrosylation
Research Supervisor: Mutus
Reader: Vacratsis

Ma, Dennis
Evaluation of Activity of Synthetic Derivatives of Pancratistatin in Inducing Apoptosis in Cancer Cells
Research Supervisor: Pandey
Reader: Vacratsis

Maeva, Anna
The Effects of Surface Enhanced Resonance Raman on Organic Dyes
Research Supervisor: Aroca
Reader: Carmichael

Marar, Tanya
Cloning and Expression of Heat Shock Protein 70 (HSP70) of Human in Escherichia coli
Research Supervisor: Mutus
Reader: Ananvoranich

Meng Hao
Synthesis of Didehydrobenzazepinone Cobalt Complexes
Research Supervisor: Green
Reader: Thadani

Mills, Ryan
Towards the Asymmetric Synthesis of Benzylic Amines
Research Supervisor: Thadani
Reader: Green

Milovic, Tamara
The Use of a novel Cationic Palladium-NHC Dimer Catalyst in Cross Coupling Reactions
Research Supervisor: Thadani
Reader: Eichhorn

Pupavac, Mihaela
Characterization of Human TBCCD1 in Mammalian Cells
Research Supervisor: Hubberstey
Reader: Boffa

Renaud, Justin
Characterizing cell signaling pathways using mass spectrometry
Research Supervisor: Vacratsis
Reader: Mutus

Skarbek, Adam
SERRS Single Molecule Detection Using Langmuir-Blodgett Films
Research Supervisor: Aroca
Reader: Dutton

Stinchcombe, Michael
New Synthetic Methods for Arsenic(I) Chemistry
Research Supervisor: Macdonald
Reader: Loeb

Szekely, Kara
Synthetic Method Development: Cycloaddition Chemistry of Low Oxidation State Phosphorus
Research Supervisor: Macdonald
Reader: Green

Taylor, Erin
A Mechanistic Study of C-F Bond Activation in the Reaction of a Ni(PEt3)2 Synthon and Pentafluorobenzene: Unexpected Intermediates and Selectivity.
Research Supervisor: Johnson
Reader: Loeb

Vukotic, Nick
Negatively Charged Rotaxane Ligands: A New Approach For Incorporating Dynamic Components Into Metal Organic Frameworks
Research Supervisor: Loeb
Reader: Macdonald

Xhabija, Besa
The effect of pesticides on Zebrafish protein expression levels and activity.
Research Supervisor: Ananvoranich
Reader: Zielinski

Yang, Fei
In Vitro Selection of DNA Aptamers That Bind Microcystin-LR
Research Supervisor: Haffner
Reader: Ananvoranich

Zhaku, Valbona
Synthesis of Unsymmetrical Dithiophosphinic Acids and their Self Assembly on Gold Substrates
Research Supervisor: Carmichael
Reader: Thadani

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Updated: 21/01/2009
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