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Biology 2021 Award Winners

The 50th Science Atlantic Biology Conference
March 12 to 14, 2021, hosted virtually by Cape Breton University 
Check out the book of abstracts 

Thank you to our generous conference sponsors!

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award - Oral Presentation

First Place

 

Lauren Sobot

St. Francis Xavier University

DNA Cruciforms in Vibrio Species

Second Place

 

Naomi Meed

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

Fatal attraction? How land use can influence community composition of Atlantic bumblebees

Third Place

 

Kelsey Mercer

Saint Mary's University

Variability in Egg Hatching Time as Evidence of a Bet-Hedging Strategy in Japanese Medaka (Oryzias latipes)

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award - Poster Presentation

First Place

 

Mia Francis

University Of New Brunswick -
Saint John


Impacts of sediment chemistry on the amphipod Corophium volutator in the Bay of Fundy.

Second Place

 

Brooke Dauphinee

Mount Saint Vincent University

Roles of temperature and blue light in aerobic methane emissions from canola plants

Third Place

 

Amy Dodge

St. Francis Xavier University

The Role of the Adenosine A1 Receptor and HIF1a in the Cross-Tolerance of Danio rerio to Hypoxia and Ammonia

Botany Award, sponsored by the Canadian Botanical Association‚Äč

Oral

 

Terrell Roulston

Saint Mary's University

Comparison of pollinator assemblages on agricultural dykelands in the Bay of Fundy

Poster

 

Brooke Dauphinee

Mount Saint Vincent University

Roles of temperature and blue light in aerobic methane emissions from canola plants

Science Atlantic Communication Award

 

Alexie Ouellette

Mount Allison University

Determining biological function of miRNA identified from PDAC patient plasma using an in vitro model

See award winners from previous years