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)

Oral

Annie Livingstone

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

Poster

Kylie Tingley

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