2018 Poster Presenters

What could your #GetIntoResearch story look like? Take a look at some of the students and scientists presenting at this year’s Life Sciences Research Night.

(In no particular order)

The AFOSA Project: Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in an Atrial Fibrillation Population
Daniel Jonasson

Preliminary Observations of Sleep Disruption in Alzheimer’s Disease Patients
Meghan Chen

Automated external defibrillator and emergency action plan preparedness amongst Canadian university athletics
Jackie Regan & Jane Velghe

Diagnostic and Prognostic Implications of Peak Leukocyte Count in the Intensive Care Unit
Nafeesa Fazel

Clinical Survey of Patient Activity Post-operation for Renal Transplant Donors and Recipients
Keesha Khehra

Dissociating the roles of emotion and expectation on attention biases
Shangjing Hu

Localizing Stimuli in Emotional Contexts: How Does Anxiety Impact Performance
Svetlana Sodol

Effects of Major Depression on Spatial Cognition in Emotional Contexts

MRI-CPCA analysis of brain networks involved in hypersalience decision making associated with delusions
Saman Fouladirad

Integrating Technology into Learning: Using Simulated Environment to Train Skilled Behaviour
Sara Samani

An Evaluation of the Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status and Young Children’s Executive Functioning Skills
Larissa Chiu

Assessing Tool Learning Across Platforms
Jervin Jain

Deep dyspareunia and central sensitization in endometriosis
Michelle Lisonek

Pelvic pain and infertility concerns among women with endometriosis
Kate Wahl

Endometriosis-associated Deep Dyspareunia and Central Sensitization
Natasha Orr

Modulating the Physical Parameters of Protein Nanoparticles Using Microfluidics

Evaluating spectrophotometric methods for examining the interaction of gold NPs with X-rays
Mi Mu Mu Win

3D bioengineered tissue model for human vessels
Emma Martin

DNA for Leukemia Treatment: An Antibody-Drug Conjugate Alternative
Alice Man, Adam Mesa, Siddarth Raghuvanshi, Kendrew Wong, Cathy Yan

The Science behind the perfect beer
Matthew Schultz, Vitorio Sambatti, Taylor Mcouat

VEGFA in skeletal muscle regeneration; beyond its angiogenic activity
Nima Derakhshan

Urodynamics and histological evaluation of the bladder in a porcine model of spinal cord injury
Martin S. Keung

Chemoreception in Steller sea lion foraging
Johanna Fee

Changing expression of the genome without changing the genome itself; epigenetic modification mediated by phenols
Allison Gacad

Convergent Genome Evolution in Bacterial Endosymbionts of Marine Diplonemids
Emma George

Identification of Novel Lung Cancer Drivers from a Sleeping Beauty Mutagenesis Screen
Amy Nagelberg

YB-1 driven selective mRNA translation enhances childhood bone sarcoma metastatic capacity
Xue Qi Wang

Adhesion, migration and invasion properties of α6 integrin isoforms revealed with cell models for breast cancer
Ling Vicky Li

Inflammation in the gut of a new progressive model of Parkinson’s disease
Joyce S.T. Lam

Proof a concept in a 3D culture model of Glioma invasion: towards personalized therapeutics in Brain cancer
Kanika Khosla

Optimization of a rapid diagnostic assay for deficiency of adenosine deaminase 2 (DADA2)
Sarah Bowers

Repetitive closed-head impact model of engineered rotational acceleration (CHIMERA) injury in rats increases impulsivity, decreases dopaminergic innervation in the ventral striatum and generates white matter inflammation, tau phosphorylation and degeneration
Honor Cheung

The Walker A motif of ABCA4 and its relation to Stargardt’s Disease
Fabian Garces

Cricket Paralysis Virus 1A protein disrupts stress granule assembly in insect and HeLa cells
Jibin Sadasivan

Determination of Capsaicin Content and Pungency Level of Five Chili Peppers Grown in Egypt
Mohamed El Badrawy

Diagnostic and Prognostic Potential of Serum and CSF UCH-L1 in Acute Human Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Amanda Cheung

Elucidating roles of regulatory non-coding RNAs in enteropathogenic Escherichia coli during infection
Zakhar Krekhno

Investigating how physiologically relevant conditions affect mechanisms underlying susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to antimicrobial agents
Corrie Belanger

Are eyes more than just windows to the soul? Exploring the link between age-related macular degeneration and Alzheimer’s disease
Maria-Elizabeth Baeva

Control of human regulatory T cells by tumour necrosis factor alpha receptor 2 (CD120b)
Uyen Nguyen