UFV Student Research Day 2021 Winners Announced!

This year’s UFV Student Research Day Showcase featured 54 projects by 80 UFV student researchers. After receiving critical input from nearly 50 UFV faculty judges, we are proud to recognize the following science students for their high level of scholarship! Each award is valued at $200.

Vice President, Students Award – Kennedy Zwarych (Biology)
Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Sandra Gillespie
“Pathogen prevalence in wild bumblebees (Bombus spp.) across the Fraser Valley”
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Provost & Vice-President, Academic Award – Kevin Gajesek, Brianna Whatley, Gavyn Lastoria (Chemistry)
Faculty Supervisors: Dr. Jacob Spooner & Dr. Noham Weinberg
“Efficacy of molecular clutch systems for large scale molecular machines”
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Faculty of Science Dean’s Award – Kabeer Poonia (Biology)
Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Nathan Bialas
“The effects of Haskap Berry (Lonicera caerulea) extract on oxidative stress resistance and its intergenerational inheritance in Caenorhabditis elegans”
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Congratulations to all of the winners!

All posters can be viewed here: https://ufv.ca/research/students/student-research-day/