2012 Biology Award Winners 2017-12-01T15:03:40+00:00

42nd Science Atlantic Biology Conference 2012

March 2-4, 2012, Mount Allison University

Please download the Biology Conference Program (.pdf) for abstracts of presentations.


Oral presentations

First Place

Karissa Milbury

Karissa Milbury Dalhousie University
Identification of Halophilic Protozoa via Environmental PCR

Second Place

Joshua Lee

Joshua Lee Dalhousie University
The duplicated cellular retinoic acid-binding protein genes and tissue-specific distribution of their transcripts in adult medaka (Oryzias latipes), the Japanese rice fish

Third Place

Jordan Poley

Jordan Poley University of Prince Edward Island
Effects of immunostimulatory feeds on atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) responses to sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) infection


Poster presentations

First Place

Amy Brown

Amy Brown Mount Allison University
The Effects of Wolbachia Infection on the Drosophila Epigenome

Second place

Dylan Schneider

Dylan Schneider University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Abiotic and Biotic Differences in Salt Pannes of Maritime Salt Marshes

Third place

Jenai Lowe

Jenai Lowe Dalhousie University
Dynamic Properties of Carbon Dioxide Transduction by Drosophila Antennal Sensilla


Canadian Botanical Association Award (Award Description)


Annie Livingstone

Annie Livingstone St. Francis Xavier University A
sequence of events: unraveling the history behind an algal-vertebrate symbiosis


Kylie Tingley

Kylie Tingley University of Prince Edward Island
Dispersal and adaptation in a coastal beach plant