Recent Graduates


Exam datestudent namesupervisorprogramthesis title


Osipov, Denis

Salter, MMSc

Investigating the role of NRG1β/ErbB4 signaling in LTP

12-Jan-15Gill, RajdeepLaffey, JMSc

To investigate the efficacy of hMSCs in pre-clinical ARDS models

21-Jan-15Jiang, Jia-Xin (Janet)Bagli, DMSc

DNA methylation machinery medicates bladder’s response to obstructive stimuli

25-Feb-15Ferguson, KatherineSkinner, FPhD

Mathematical models provide insight into the role of interneurons in hippocampal CA1 network theta rhythm generation

23-Mar-15Vigouroux, RobinMonnier, PMSc

The liver protein RGMc plays a critical role in an animal model for Multiple Sclerosis

25-Mar-15Ferreira, RogerSchlichter, LPHD U

Expression, regulation and functional roles of the intermediate conductance Ca2+-dependent K+ channel, KCa3.1 (KCNN4/1K/SK4) in the MLS-9 microglial cell line and primary rat microglia alternatively activated by interleukin IL-4

08-Apr-15Babaev, ArkadyZhang, H /
Hare, G

The effect of red blood cell- derived lipids on epithelial and endothelial injury

30-Apr-15Shah, AnuFantus, GPHD U

The role of thioredoxin interacting protein (TXNIP) in the development of diabetic nephropathy

21-May-15Proulx, ElianeLambe, EPhD

Mechanisms of cholinergic neuromodulation of prefrontal cortex in health and disease: A combined whole-cell electrophysiology and multiphoton calcium imaging approach

28-May-15LaPierre, MaryLam, TMSc

Glucagon Action in the Dorsal Vagal Complex and the Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis During High-Protein Feeding

11-Jun-15Wong, BrianBelsham, DMSc

The effects of saturated fatty acid palmitate on neuropeptide gene expression, signal transduction and insulin signaling in an immortalized hypothalamic neuronal cell model, mHypoA-NPY/GFP

23-Jun-15Yang, Siwen (Grace)Bocking, A / Challis, JPHD U

The role of probiotic lactobacilli in immune regulation and modulation of the vaginal microbiota during pregnancy

24-Jun-15Nguyen, TinaLye, SJMSc

Matrix metalloproteinase expression and regulation during pregnancy, term labour and postpartum

24-Jun-15Zadeh Tahmasebi, MelikaLam, TMSc

Ileal fatty acid sensing mechanisms regulate glucose homestasis in vivo

25-Jun-15Rasmussen, BrittanyLam, TPhD U

Intestinal cholecystokinin and leptin signaling and the regulation of glucose production

08-Jul-15Haffey, SeanOrser, BMSc

Probing the role of astrocytes in postanesthetic memory deficits

14-Jul-15Guet-McCreight, AlexandreSkinner, FMSc

Predicting Cell-Type Specific Active Properties by Developing Multi-Compartment Models Using Databases and Electrophysiological Feature Constraints: Application to Interneuron Specific 3 (IS3) Cells in Hippocampus

14-Jul-15Stacey, HollyBrubaker, PMSc

The Role of Syntaxin-1a in the Secretion of Glucagon-like Peptide-1 from the Adult Mouse Intestinal L-Cell

15-Jul-15Sattar, JoobinHeximer, SMSc

Investigating the Putative Mechanism and Functional Role of RGS5 Upregulation in VSMCs Following Statin Treatment

21-Jul-15D'Alessandro, LisaHarrison, RPhD

Developmental plasticity of tonotopic maps in chinchilla auditory midbrain

22-Jul-15Beadman, StephanieHeximer, SMSc

The effect of RGS4 on autophagic flux in Min6 pancreatic beta cells

12-Aug-15Vu, MichaelHorner, RMSc

TASK Channels on Basal Forebrain Cholinergic Neurons Modulate Electrocortical Signatures of Arousal by Histamine

13-Aug-15Sauve, MeghanBolz, SPhD

The TNFα/S1P Signalling Axis Mediates Elevated Myogenic Tone in Diabetes Mellitus

17-Aug-15Castro Restrepo, CristianWojtowicz, MMSc

Impact of time of day feeding, high fat diet and exercise on adult hippocampal neurogenesis in rats

28-Aug-15Prentice, KaceyWheeler, MPHD U

Identification and characterization of the role of the circulating metabolite 3-carboxy-4-methyl-5-propyl-2-furanpropanoic acid (CMPF)

31-Aug-15Smither, BradleyBrubaker, PMScThe Requirement of B-cell Lymphoma Maloney-Murine Leukemia Virus Insertion Region-1 Homolog for the Proliferative Effects of Glucagon-like Peptide-2 in the Murine Small Intestine
03-Sep-15Mundil, DhanwanteeHusain, MPHD U

Cardiovascular effects and mechanisms of actions of glucagon-like peptide-1 metabolite GLP-1(28-36)

08-Sep-15Gao, AijingFrankland, PMScHippocampal neurogenesis-mediated forgetting in adult mice
16-Sep-15Ellis, ShaneHutchison, WMScRole of human globus pallidus in tremorgenesis
18-Sep-15Froese, SeanWheeler, MMScCharacterization of Novel Glucagon Receptor Interactors that Modify Receptor Activity
21-Sep-15Czajkowski, SimonPausova, ZMScAssociations of circulating second messenger glycerophosphatidylcholines with cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents
22-Sep-15Lecker, IrinaOrser, B /
Mazer, D

Tranexamic acid modulation of inhibitory and excitatory amino acid receptors: potential mechanism for postoperative seizures

22-Sep-15Raileanu, VanessaRogers, IMScCharacterization of mesenchymal cells from human umbilical cords
22-Sep-15Zhang, NicoleJurisicova, AMScE3 ubiquitin ligase Mule regulates oocyte survival through p63 activity
24-Sep-15Fares, JessicaBolz, SMScTherapeutically targeting the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator in cerebrovascular dysfunction associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage
29-Sep-15Dinh, DannyBolz, SMScRecovery of skeletal muscle microvascular myogenic reactivity after smooth muscle cell-TNF knockout
29-Sep-15Kim, BominMonnier, PMScGlypicans modulate CSPG inhibition on growing axons
30-Sep-15Guan, SihuiZhen, MMScThe anatomic connectome and functional dissertation of the Caenorhabditis elegans first stage larvae (L1) motor circuit
30-Sep-15Tran, DeanBelsham, DMScRegulation of GnRH transcription by the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid and the saturated fatty acid palmitate in a GnRH-synthesizing neuronal cell model
22-Oct-15Gardezi, S. SabihaStanley, EPhDCharacterization of the calcium channel scaffold and the Cav2.2-synaptic vesicle tether at the presynaptic nerve terminal
27-Nov-15Shulyakova, NatalyaEubanks, J & Mills, LPhDStudies of mitochondrial dysfunction in models of rett syndrome
10-Dec-15Sam, KevinFisher, J & Mikulis, DPhDDiminished cerebrovascular reserve in the cerebral white matter of elderly individuals with leukoaraiosis