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Biology 2022 Award Winners

The 51st Science Atlantic Biology Conference
March 11 to 13, 2022, hosted virtually by University of Prince Edward Island 
Review abstracts 

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award

Oral Presentation

 

Leah MacIntyre

University of Prince Edward Island

Comparing sample mediums for detecting invertebrates using eDNA on Prince Edward Island

Oral Presentation

 

Jill Hickey

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

Mechanical activation of the stretch-sensitive calcium channel Piezo1 regulates activation of matrix metalloproteinase-2 (Mmp2) in zebrafish

Poster Award

 

Lauren Gaudet

Saint Mary's University

Bioaccumulation of contaminants in amphibians in historical gold mining areas of Nova Scotia.

Poster Award

 

Liz Weston

Dalhousie University

Characterization and phylogenetic placement of a novel groove-bearing flagellate

Botany Award, sponsored by the Canadian Botanical Association​

Oral Presentation

 

Sokhiba Khayol Muhammad 

Dalhousie University

The Effect of Auxin (IAA) on Programmed Cell Death during Perforation Formation in Lace Plant Leaves (Aponogeten Madagascariensis)

Poster Award

 

Jemma Todoschuk

University of Prince Edward Island

Why Plants Lie: Modelling Pollinator Deception

Science Atlantic Communication Award

Oral Presentation

 

Gabrielle Armstrong

Saint Mary's University

Nest material preferences among European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) with a focus on feathers and anthropogenic materials

Poster Award

 

Keshia Noseworthy

Memorial University

Inferring the level of mixotrophy and endosymbiotic success through radular wear in a hydrothermal vent snail

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