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Western wows at 2017 Ontario Biology Day

Forty-five of our Bio 4999E/Env Sci 4999E students attended the 30th annual Ontario Biology Day on March 18th and 19th, hosted by Laurentian University, Sudbury.
In short, we are proud of the showing at the event.
 
Congratulations to our award-winning students:
 Shauna Jose
Best overall presentation:
Shauna Jose
“Characterization of fibroblast-like cells isolated from human pancreatic islets”
Supervisor: David Hess
(Physiology & Pharmacology & Robarts Research)
 

Ale Koslov
Best Poster
(Cell & Molecular Biology)
Alex Koslov
“Sole Fuel Source Selection Strategy to Enhance Pluripotency”
Supervisor:Robert Cumming


 Supriya Behl
Best Oral Presentation
(Genetics & Molecular Biology)
Supriya Behl
“Are soliders a source of genomic novelty in termites?”
Supervisor: Graham Thompson

Julia Hrynkiewicz
Best Oral Presentation
(Evolution)
Julia Hrynkiewicz
“Long-term effects of predation risk on the brains and behaviour of prey”
Supervisor: Liana Zanette

Shivam Singh
Best Oral Presentation
(Human Health)
Shivam Singh
“KIM-1 gene polymorphisms and risk of delayed graft function after deceased donor kidney transplantation”
Supervisor: Lakshman Gunaratnam
(Department of Medicine, LHSC)