Genevieve Mailhot and Shubham Gupta

Genevieve Mailhot and Shubham Gupta

Genevieve Mailhot
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Scott Gray-Owen
Title: Differentiating between protective and pathogenic neutrophil responses during Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection
Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 163

Shubham Gupta
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Hannes Rost
Title: Algorithms for large-scale proteome quantification to study type 2 diabetes progression on a molecular level
Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 163

Kento Abe and Sabrina Hyde

Kento Abe and Sabrina Hyde

Kento Abe
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. A. C. Gingras
Title: Physical interactions of the Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM) proteins
Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019 @ 2PM
Banting Institute Room 131

Sabrina Hyde
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Leah Cowen
Title: Exploring Kinases As Targets for Novel Antifungals
Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019 @ 2PM
Banting Institute Room 131

Jessica Parker and Donny Chan

Jessica Parker and Donny Chan

Jessica Parker
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. C.C. Hui
Title: Deciphering the molecular actions of Sufu in Hedgehog signaling and Sonic Hedgehog medulloblastoma
Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019 @ 2PM
Banting Institute Room 131

Donny Chan
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. J. Parkinson
Title: Cell4D: using spatial temporal cell simulators to model biological pathways
Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019 @ 2PM
Banting Institute Room 131

Victoria Gillmore and Dustin Sokolowski

Victoria Gillmore and Dustin Sokolowski

Victoria Gillmore
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Scott Gray-Owen
Title: Contributions of TIFA to the inflammatory response against Adherent-invasive Escherichia coli
Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 163

Dustin Sokolowski
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Michael Wilson
Title: Profiling gene lists from published RNA-seq studies with the Differential Expression Enrichment Tool (DEET)
Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 163

Samuel Salamun and David Pompili

Samuel Salamun and David Pompili

Samuel Salamun
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Lori Frappier
Title: Epstein-Barr Virus Protein BMRF1 Modulates Cellular Processes by Binding the NuRD Complex
Tuesday Jan. 15th, 2019 @ 2PM
Banting Institute Room 131

David Pompili
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Brian Ciruna
Title: Chemical Screening for Scoliosis Therapeutics in Zebrafish Using a Surrogate Embryonic Phenotype
Tuesday Jan. 15th, 2019 @ 2PM
Banting Institute Room 131

Layla El-Fayoumi and Laura Hergott

Layla El-Fayoumi and Laura Hergott

Layla El-Fayoumi
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Derek Van Der Kooy
Title: The pattern hypothesis of motivation
Tuesday Jan. 15, 2019 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 163

Laura Hergott
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Monica Justice
Title: Transcriptional Profiling of a Presymptomatic Rett Syndrome Mouse Model
Tuesday Jan 15th @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 163

Ashley Campbell and Mallory Wiggans

Ashley Campbell and Mallory Wiggans

Ashley Campbell
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. L. Frappier
Title: Characterizing two Epstein-Barr virus lytic proteins as potential miRNA/mRNA regulators
Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 163

Mallory Wiggans
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. B. Pearson
Title: Characterizing conserved stem cell enriched genes in planarians and glioblastoma
Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 163

Taylor Davie and Francesco Zangari

Taylor Davie and Francesco Zangari

Taylor Davie
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Fraser
Title: Investigating Biological Pathways in C. elegans Using Acute Small-molecule Responses
Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019 @ 2PM
Banting Institute Room 131

Francesco Zangari
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. A. C. Gingras
Title: Functional Characterization of Novel Interaction Modules within the CCR4-NOT Deadenylase Complex
Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019 @ 2PM
Banting Institute Room 131

Daniel Witvliet and Gabriela Krivdova

Daniel Witvliet and Gabriela Krivdova

Daniel Witvliet
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Mei Zhen
Title: The maturation and remodeling of the C. elegans nervous system
Tuesday Dec 18 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Gabriela Krivdova
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. John Dick
Title: miR-130a regulates hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal and its overexpression is associated with specific AML subtype
Tuesday Dec 18 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Jonathan Roth and Anne Meyer-Miner

Jonathan Roth and Anne Meyer-Miner

Jonathan Roth
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Benjamin Blencowe and Dr. Anne-Claude Gingras
Title: Remodelling of Neural Transcriptional Networks by Tissue Specific Alternative Splicing
Tuesday Dec 11 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Anne Meyer-Miner
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Brian Ciruna
Title: Investigating the role of motile ciliated cell lineages in spine morphogenesis
Tuesday Dec 11 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Noah Hahn and Ada Chan

Noah Hahn and Ada Chan

Noah Hahn
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: C.C.Hui
Title: Mechanisms for Irx3/5 function in adipose tissue
Tuesday Dec 4 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Ada Chan
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Stephen Scherer
Title: Investigating the genetic architecture of different subtypes of autism spectrum disorder using whole genome sequencing
Tuesday Dec 4 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Syed Nabeel Shah and Shimin Shuai

Syed Nabeel Shah and Shimin Shuai

Syed Nabeel Shah
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Jack Greenblatt
Title: Posttranscriptional regulation by RNA binding of C2H2-Zinc Finger proteins
Tuesday Nov 27 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Shimin Shuai
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Lincoln Stein
Title: Pan-Cancer Analysis of Non-coding Cancer Driver Mutations
Tuesday Nov 27 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Mila Mirceta and Kelli Fenelon

Mila Mirceta and Kelli Fenelon

Mila Mirceta
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Pearson
Title: TBA
Tuesday Nov 20 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Kelli Fenelon
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Sevan Hopyan
Title: Nuclear Mechanotransduction in Limb Bud Morphogenesis
Tuesday Nov 20 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Kun Nie and Laura Campitelli

Kun Nie and Laura Campitelli

Kun Nie
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Quaid Morris
Title: New dsRBP motif finding approach reveals Stau1 binding preference
Tuesday Nov 13 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Laura Campitelli
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Tim Hughes
Title: Reconstructing the evolutionary history of human endogenous retroelements
Tuesday Nov 13 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Monika Schmidt and Neeti Vashi

Monika Schmidt and Neeti Vashi

Monika Schmidt
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Chris Pearson
Title: Examining chromatin accessibility at the ALS-associated C9orf72 repeat expansion
Tuesday Nov 6 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Neeti Vashi
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Monica Justice
Title: Determining the mechanism for lung lipid defects in a Mecp2-mutant mouse model for Rett syndrome
Tuesday Nov 6 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Julie Marocha and Roshane Francis

Julie Marocha and Roshane Francis

Julie Marocha
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Julie Lefebvre
Title: Spacing Out: The Clustered Protocadherins regulate Purkinje cell dendrite organization
Tuesday Oct 30 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Roshane Francis
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Tae-Hee Kim
Title: Delineating the role of master transcription factors in gut development and disease
Tuesday Oct 30 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Keith Lawson and Sofiia Ivantsiv

Keith Lawson and Sofiia Ivantsiv

Keith Lawson
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Jason Moffatt and Laurie Ailles
Title: Mapping genetic interactions for the discovery and translation of novel cancer therapeutic strategies
Tuesday Oct 23 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Sofiia Ivantsiv
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Sabine Cordes
Title: The roles of Linear ubiquitin in developmental cell biology
Tuesday Oct 23 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Andrew Shuen and Samantha Ing Esteves

Andrew Shuen and Samantha Ing Esteves

Andrew Shuen
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Chris Pearson
Title: A functional assay for the diagnosis of constitutional mismatch repair deficiency from non-neoplastic tissue
Tuesday Oct 16 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Samantha Ing Esteves
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Julie Lefebvre
Title: Molecular and dynamic cellular determinants of dendrite self-avoidance in Starburst Amacrine Cells
Tuesday Oct 16 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Jenica Van Gennip and Juntao Mai

Jenica Van Gennip and Juntao Mai

Jenica Van Gennip
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Brian Ciruna
Title: Investigating the Role for Neuroinflammation in the Pathogenesis of Idiopathic Scoliosis
Tuesday Oct 9 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Juntao Mai
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Jun Liu
Title: Functional characterization of the 6C sRNA in mycobacteria
Tuesday Oct 9 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Lauren Tracey and Erin Oi-Yan Wong

Lauren Tracey and Erin Oi-Yan Wong

Lauren Tracey
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. Monica Justice
Title: The Pluripotency Regulator Prdm14 Hijacks Hematopoietic Regulatory Cbfa2t3 to Initiate Leukemia in Mice
Tuesday Oct 2 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116

Erin Oi-Yan Wong
Graduate Student, Department of Molecular Genetics
Supervisor: Dr. William Navarre
Title: Developing Defined Microbiota to Model Inflammation in The Mouse Gut
Tuesday Oct 2 @ 2PM
Wallberg Building (184 College St,), Room 116