UFV Science Students shine at the University of British Columbia Undergraduate Research Conference held in Kelowna last month

Biology Professor, Dr. Nathan Bialas, along with a number of UFV Biology students presented at the Annual Undergraduate Research Conference held at the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus on March 30, 2019 in Kelowna. The conference is an opportunity for Honours and Directed Studies students to present their projects to peers, professors and the campus community at large.

<< Eryn Braley

Supervisor: Dr. James Bedard

The role of ethnicity in predictive genetic testing for hereditary cancer

Cassandra Friesen >>

Supervisor: Dr. Alan Reid

Mycological identification of the pear rust pathogen Gymnosporangium sabinae across three Pyrus host species through morphology, DNA barcoding, and histopathology

<< Brayden Griffiths

Supervisor: Nathan Bialas

The Effects of Haskap Berry (Lonicera caerulea) Extract on Stress Resistance of Caenorhabditis elegans

Brenna Hay >>

Supervisor: Dr. Lucy Lee

Evaluating Potential Genotoxicity of Imidacloprid with Fish Cell Lines

<< Ajeet Singh Klaer

Supervisor: Dr. Sharon Gillies

The Role of Non-toxic Substances in Earthworm Extraction & the Distribution of Native versus Invasive Earthworm Species & Gregarine Parasites in the City of Abbotsford

Ajdin Masic >>

Supervisor: Dr. Sharon Gillies

Earthworm Populations Across Abbotsford and The Differences in the Number of Gregarines Between Native and Invasive Species

<< Shayne Oberhoffner

Supervisor: Stephen Thomas

Synthesis of Sulforaphane (1-Isothiocyanato-4-methylsulfinylbutane) and Evaluation of Antibacterial Properties against 6 Bacterial Strains in-vitro

Isabelle St-Martin >>

Supervisor: Dr. James Bedard

Annotation and analysis of Drosophila takahashii chromosome 3L contig2 through comparative genomics

<< Mark Stephens

Supervisor: James Bedard

Genetically introduced streptomycin resistance in Escherichia coli by CRISPR/Cas9-induced site-directed mutagenesis of the rpsL gene

Ceilidh Welch >>

Supervisor: Dr. James Bedard

Annotation of Coding Sequences in the 3L Chromosome of Drosophila takahashii