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Research Projects: 2015-2016

All students presented posters at Concordia’s inaugural Student Research Celebration, April 12, 2016.

Aquila, Cole. An acute 72hr growth inhibition test using Ampicillin on a mixed population of Microalgae (Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata., Chlorella spp., Scenedesmus spp.). Supervisors: Dr. X. Chen, Dr. S. Dalton.

Cruickshank, Kyle. Does titan cell morphology confer innate fluconazole resistance to Cryptococcus neoformans? Supervisor: Dr. D. Hemmerling.

Eggert, Rachelle. Muscle development and function in a Magel2 mouse model of Prader-Willi syndrome. Supervisors: Dr. D. Hemmerling (Concordia), Dr. Rachel Wevrick (University of Alberta). 1,2

Matheson, Robert. Salix discolor: Prospects for phytoremediation of lead and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Supervisors: Dr. S. Dalton, Dr. P. Kamau. 1,2

Monson, Juliana. Using error-prone PCR to create green fluorescent gene variants. Supervisor: Dr. D. Hemmerling.


1 Presented research at the Prairie University Biology Symposium (PUBS), 2016, Lethbridge, AB.

2 Presented research at the Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta, April 1–2, 2016, The King’s University, Edmonton