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Biology and Applied Aquatic Sciences Joint Conference

2024 Applied Aquatic Sciences Award Winners

The 2024 Biology and Applied Aquatic Sciences (BAAS) joint conference was held March 8 to 10, at the Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Review the conference program and abstracts.

Applied Aquatic Sciences Awards Descriptions

2024 Biology Award Winners

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award

First Place

Kat Kabanova

Kat Kabanova

Dalhousie University

Effects of temperature and food availability on feeding behaviour and metabolism in the sea cucumber Cucumaria frondose

Second Place

Anna Gleason

Anna Gleason

Dalhousie University

Metabolomic insights into cobalamin deprivation in the Scotian Shelf diatom Bacterosira constricta

Third Place

Hannah MacIntosh

Hannah MacIntosh

Mount Allison University

The Effects of Chronic Hypoxia on the Lipid Metabolism of Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Fourth Place

Rebecca Ralph

Rebecca Ralph

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Development of machine learning methods to estimate local fluid flow environments surrounding marine pelagic organisms

Best Graduate Presentation Award

First Place

Emil Senathirajah

Emil Senathirajah

University of New Brunswick, Saint John

Assessing the interactive effects of copper and phenanthrene on ionoregulation in mummichogs

Second Place

Marco Turner

Marco Turner

Acadia University

Characterizing offshore lobster movement and distribution patterns within LFA 33 and 34 through a tagging program

Science Atlantic Science Communication Award

Oral

Radka Sevcik

Radka Sevcik

Mount Allison University

Taurine supports the cardiovascular response to hypoxia in marine fish

Undergraduate Research Award

Poster

Julia Smyth

Julia Smyth

Mount Allison University

Increasing Metabolic Analytic Accessibility: Cryogenic Preservation of Tissue