45th Science Atlantic Biology Conference 2015

March 6-8, 2015, Université de Moncton

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

View photos from the conference on our Flickr photo stream!

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral, first place

Laryssa Halat

Laryssa Halat
St. Francis Xavier University
Skin shedding in a marine plant

Oral, second place

Kathleen Hipwell

Kathleen Hipwell
Saint Mary’s University
Worm worries: Anthelmintic resistance of worms in sheep

Oral, third place

Gregory Haller

Gregory Haller
Mount Saint Vincent University
Determining the effects of inhibitors on the development of chick scleral ossicles in vitro

Poster, first place

Zhengcheng He

Zhengcheng He
University of Prince Edward Island
Probiotics do not enhance anti-hypertensive effect of blueberry diets in hypertensive rats

Poster, second place

Zoe OMalley

Zoe O’Malley
University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
Using exuviae to determine odonate population sex ratio and body size at emergence

Poster, third place

Sasha Power

Sasha Power
Saint Mary’s University
Post injury neuroplasticity in the cornea

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Poster, honourable mention

Brianna Burns

Brianna Burns
Mount Saint Vincent University
Geographic variation in magnolia warbler songs

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Poster, honourable mention

Samantha Crowley

Samantha Crowley
Dalhousie University
The effects of temperature on spatial patterns of trophic control in large marine ecosystems

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Science Atlantic Communication Award, sponsored by Canadian Science Publishing (Award Description)

Laryssa Halat

Laryssa Halat
St. Francis Xavier University
Skin shedding in a marine plant

Botany Award, sponsored by the Canadian Botanical Association (Award Description)

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Oral

Michael Buckland-Nicks

Michael Buckland-Nicks
Saint Mary’s University
GIS-based analysis to understand the effects of environmental variability on the growth and success of native plants on green roofs

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Poster

Hardy Strom

Hardy Strom
University of Prince Edward Island
Analysis of the salt pan marine fungal community

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