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Graduates of 2016


Chelsea Davidson, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Deborah Burshtyn)

"Implications of genetic diversity on expression of LILRB1 in Natural Killer Cells and susceptibility to HCMV infection in transplant patients"

Chelsea defended her thesis on September 7, 2016


Kristofor Ellestad, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Colin Anderson)

"Three strikes and you're out: a tale of synergy in autoimmunity"

Kristofor defended his thesis on August 31, 2016


Alex Suen, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Troy Baldwin)

"Reining in escaped killers: T-cell tolerance in the absence of clonal deletion"

Alex defended his thesis on August 29, 2016


Patrick Paszkowski, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. David Evans)

"Viral Factories: Barriers that Delay Recombination between Confecting Vaccine Virues"

Patrick defended his thesis on August 23, 2016


Cathy Zhang, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Robert Ingham)

"Investigating the role of c-June and JuneB in the pathogenesis of classical Hodgkin lymphoma"

Cathy defended her thesis on June 30, 2016


Kevin James, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Maya Shmulevitz)

"Deciphering the mechanism(s) which limit reovirus spread in resistant lunch HNSCC cancer cells"

Kevin defended his thesis on June 21, 2016


Daniel Kerage, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Denise Hemmings)

"Probing the role of S1P in vascular tone control and the impact of CMV infecftion"

Daniel defended his thesis on January 11, 2016


Wondim Teferi, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. David Evans)

"Investigations into Poxvirus Therapy for Cancer"

Wondim defended his thesis on January 8, 2016


Graduates of 2015


Colleen Reid, MSc. (Supervisor: Dr. Tom Hobman)

"The virus-host interplay: Unravelling the role of DDX56 during Flavivirus infections"

Colleen defended her thesis on December 10, 2015


Carla Craveiro Salvado, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Ly49 Receptors: Requirements for Ligand Recvognition and Structural Assembly"

Carla defended her thesis on Augsut 28, 2015


Bettina Lehman, Ph.D. (Supervisors: Drs. Michele Barry and Rob Ingham)

"Characterization of the oxviral Encoded Ubiquitin Lagase p28"

Bettina defended her thesis on May 1, 2015


Elsa Marquez, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Probing the role of MHC-1 bound peptide in Ly49 NK cell receptor recognition"

Elsa defended her thesis on April 2, 2015


Nancy Hu, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Troy Baldwin)

"Contributions of Bim and Nur77 to multiply mechanisms of T cell tolerance following high affinity antigen encounter"

Nancy defended her thesis on January 23, 2015


Wayne Juang, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Regulation of FasL expression, and delineation of differentiation states of cytoxic lymphocytes"

Wayne defended his thesis on January 9, 2015


Graduates of 2014


Brendon Parsons, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Edan Foley)

"Proliferative Signals Regulate Hemocyte Development and Intestinal Immunity in Drosophila melanogaster"

Brendon defended his thesis on December 9, 2014


Che Colpitts, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Luis Schang)

"Characterization of the Mechanisms of Broad-Spectrum Viral Entry Inhibitors"

Che defended her thesis on September 4, 2014


Megan Desaulniers, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. David Evans)

"The vaccinia virus N2 protein associates with karyopherin α2 and α4 and reduces the turnover rate of karyopherin α2"

Megan defended her thesis on September 2, 2014


Chris Green, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. John Elliott)

"Effects of Contact Allergens on Innate Immune Cells"

Chris defended his thesis on August 15, 2014


Ran Chen, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Studies of Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C Virus in SCID/beige-Alb/uPA Chimeric Mice"

Ran defended her defense on August 15, 2014


Ana Clementin, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Localization and Trafficking of the Death-Inducing Fas Ligan Protein in Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes"

Ana defended her thesis on August 11, 2014


Li Qin, Ph.D, (Supervisor: Dr. David Evans)

"Using genomic sequencing to explore vaccinia virus diversity, recombination and evloution"

Li defended her thesis July 7, 2014


Brett Duguay, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. James Smiley)

"Mitocrondrial DNA depletion mediated by herpes simplex virus type 1 UL12.5"

Brett defended his thesis June 17 2014


Robyn-Lee Burton, M.Sc. (Supervisor: Dr. Michele Barry)

"Vaccinia virus B6: An ER Resident Protein with Immunomodulatory Potential"

Robyn-Lee defended her thesis May 30, 2014


Alex Rose, M.Sc. (Supervisor: Dr. James Smiley)

"A tale of two hypotheses: Effect of the Herpes simplex-1 virus virion host shut-off (vhs) protein on bicistonic reporters"

Alex defended her thesis April 15, 2014


Graduates of 2013


Silvia Guntermann, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Edan Foley)

"Caspases in innate immunity"

Silvia defended her thesis December 9, 2013


Stephanie Kelly, M.Sc. (Supervisor: Dr. Troy Baldwin)

"Examining the origin of peripheral self-reactive T cells in the HYcd4 TCR transgenic mouse model"

Stephanie defended her thesis November 20, 2013


Samuel Cheung, Ph.D (Supervisor: Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Molecular Regulation and Fucntion of the Protein Tyrosine Kinase Pyk2 in Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes"

Samuel defended his thesis September 17, 2013


Chad Irwin, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. David Evans)

"Increasing the Oncolytic Efficacy of Myxoma Virus through Enhanced Viral Spread"

Chad defended his thesis September 10, 2013


Selena Wang, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"T Cells in Transplantation Tolerance: An Unexpected Journey"

Selena defended her thesis August 27, 2013


Li Fu, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Deborah Burshtyn)

"A unique feature of the human NK inhibitory receptor, KIR3DL1"

Li defended her thesis August 21, 2013


Nicholas Li, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Deborah Burshtyn

"Regulation of the inhibitory receptor LIF-1 in human NK cells"

Nicholas defended his thesis August 6, 2013


Sarah Miyata, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Stefan Pukatzki)

"Microbial competition by the cholera bacterium: the tale of a toxin/immunity pair"

Sarah defended her thesis July 26, 2013


Joel Pearson, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Robert J. Ingham)

"Understanding the function of the JunB transcription factor in anaplastic lymphoma kinasew-positive, anaplaastic large cell lymphoma"

Joel defended his thesis July 3, 2013


Daniel Pang, M.Sc. (Supervisor: Dr. D. Lorne Tyrrell)

"To HAV or not to HAV: Novel hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection in a chimeric mouse model"

Daniel defended his thesis on June 28, 2013


Anja Schindler, Ph.D. (Supervisor: Dr. Edan Foley)

"Hexokinase 1 attenuates type II death receptor-induced apoptosis"

Anja defended her thesis on June 24, 2013


Jessica Beatty, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Examining the Potential Modification of Protein Tyrosine Kinase 2 by SUMO-1"

Jessica defended her thesis on June 19, 2013


Melissa Harrison, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. David Evans)

"Determination of Oligomeric State and Role of the Acidic C Terminal Trail of Vaccinia Virus I3 Single Stranded DNA Binding Proteins"

Melissa defended her thesis on May 8, 2013


Frederick Wu, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Jim Smiley)

"HSV-1 VP11/12-mediated initiation of Src family kinase-PI3 kinase-AKT signalling"

Frederick defended his thesis on April 24, 2013


Jason Lee, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Robert Ingham)

"Investigating the Caspase Cleavage of the JunB Transcription Factor"

Jason defended his thesis on March 13, 2013


David Bond, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Edan Foley)

"The Drosophila PVR Pathway Regulates Innate Immunity and Intestinal Homeostasis"

David defended his thesis on January 28, 2013


Graduates of 2012


Elisabeth Davis, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Randall Irvin)

"Generating bio-organic metal surfaces with modified surface properties using the type IV pilus of Pseudomonas aeruginosa"

Elisabeth defended her thesis on December 21, 2012


Kevin Quach, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Jim Smiley)

"HSV-1 Remodels PI3-Minase/AKT Signalling"

Kevin defended his thesis on December 20, 2012


Deanna Hockley, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Co-stimulator contributions in CD8+ T cell differentiation"

Deanna defended her thesis on November 21, 2012


Kristin Burles, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Michele Barry)

"Characterization of NfkB Inhibition by Poxviral Ankryin/F-box Proteins"

Kristin defended her thesis on September 24, 2012


Joelle St. Pierre, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Examination of the Regulator of Phosphorylation Events in Macrophage"

Joelle defended her thesis on August 15, 2012


Kristen Miller, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Using designed zinc finger proteins to inhibit hepatitis B virus transcription in tissue culture"

Kristen defended her thesis on July 19, 2012


Nicholas van Buuren, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Michele Barry)

"Manipulation of Host Ubiquitin and NF-kB Pathways by Poxviral Ankyrin/F-box Proteins"

Nick defended his thesis on January 9, 2012


Graduates of 2011


Christa Smolarchuk, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Colin Anderson)

"T Cell Generation in a Lymphopenic Environment Generates Disease when the Thoracic Thymus is Eliminated; Augmentation by IL-7/Anti-IL-7 Complexes"

Christa defended her thesis on November 25, 2011


Stephanie Campbell, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Michele Barry)

"Death and Degradation: Investigation of the Anti-apoptotic Function and Regulation of Vaccinia Virus F1L"

Stephanie defended her thesis on December 14, 2011


Xiaoqing Hou, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Jim Smiley)

"Characterization of recombinant HSV-GFP reporter viruses"

Xiaoqing defended her thesis on April 4, 2011


Logan Banadyga, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Michele Barry)

"Poxviral Manipulation of Bc1-2 Proteins: Fowlpox Virus FPV039 and Deerpox Virus DPV022 Inibit Apoptosis By Neutralising Bak and Bax, while Noxa Contributes to Vaccinia Virus-induced Apoptosis"

Logan defended his thesis on January 19, 2011


Graduates of 2010


Maya Kitaoka, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Stefan Pukatzki)

"Regulation of the Vibrio cholerae type VI secretion system"

Maya defended her thesis on December 10, 2010


Julia Parkman, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Troy Baldwin)

"The role of Programmed Death-1 (PD-1) expression in the negative selection of T lymphocytes"

Julia defended her thesis on October 15, 2010


Kelly Watmough, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Michele Barry)

"Ubiquitin and the proteasome: Insights into the regulation of a poxviral ubiquitin ligase"

Kelly defended her thesis on September 27, 2010


Melany Wagner, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. James Smiley)

"Herpes Simplex Virus Requires VP11/12 to Activate Src Family Kinase-PI3 Kinase-Akt Signalling"

Melany defended her thesis on September 16, 2010


Andre Deslauriers, MSc (Supervisor: Dr. Chris Power)

"Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Induction by an Endogenous Retrovirus Glycoprotein during Neuroinflammation: Regulation by a Free-radical Scavenger"

Andre defended his thesis on August 13, 2010


Kimberley Zimmerman, PhD (Supervisor: Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Zinc finger proteins: novel therapeutics for the treatment of chronic Hepatitis B infection"

Kimberley defended her thesis on July 21, 2010


Katharine Fagan-Garcia, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Michele Barry)

"Safety in numbers: a vaccinia virus deletion mutant reveals additional NF-kB inhibitors"

Katie defended her thesis on July 7, 2010


Catherine Ewen, PhD (Supervisor Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Catching Killer Granzymes: M.O.'s, Forensic Tools, and Biological Cops"

Catherine defended her thesis on April 1, 2010


Graduates of 2009


Stacey Gelowitz, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Lori West)

"Detection of ABO Blood Group Antigen-Specific B Cells to Facilitate Infant ABO-Incompatible Heart Transplantation"

Stacey defended her thesis on December 14, 2009


Don Gammon, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. David Evans)

"Vaccinia virus DNA polymerase and ribonucleotide reductase: their role in replication, recombination and drug resistance"

Don defended his thesis on December 10, 2009


Meaghan Hancock, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Jim Smiley)

"The roles of HSV-1 VP16 and ICP0 in modulating cellular innate antiviral responses"

Meaghan defended her thesis on December 1, 2009.


Wendy Magee, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. David Evans)

"The mechanism of action of cidofovir and (S)-HPMPA against viral polymerases"

Wendy defended her thesis on July 31, 2009


Jinshu He, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Regulation of FasL Expression and Trafficking in Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes"

Jinshu defended her thesis on June 3, 2009.


Brianne Couturier, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Michele Barry)

"Poxviruses versus Ubiquitin: A family of viral BTB/Kelch proteins exploit cellular ubiquitin ligases"

Brianne defended her thesis on April 7, 2009.


Evan Wilson, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Deborah Burshtyn)

"Vaccinia virus induced down-regulation of mOcil/Clr-b"

Evan defended his thesis on January 7, 2009.


Graduates of 2008


Jay Varghese, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Characterization of CD8 Co-receptor and Adhesion Molecule Functions in T-lymphocytes"

Jay defended his thesis on December 22, 2008.


Brian Ma, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Specificity Mechanisms and Affinity of Activating and Inhibitory Ly-49 Receptors for Class I Major Histocompatibility Complex Molecules"

Brian defended his thesis on December 15, 2008.


Gunilla Einecke, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Phillip Halloran)

"Mechanisms of Epithelial Deterioration during Renal Allograft Rejection"

Gunilla defended her thesis on December 12, 2008.


Greg Workun, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Joel Weiner)

"Novel Aspects of the Molybdenum Cofactor: Proton Transfer in Escherichia coli Nitrate Reductase A and a Potential Evolution of the Sulfite Oxidase Fold"

Greg defended his thesis on November 5, 2008. As his next step Greg entered the M.Sc. program of occupational health at the University of Alberta.


Marc Couturier, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Markus Stein)

"Characterization of the cag Type IV Secretion System and Unique Filaments of Helicobacter pylori"

Marc defended his thesis on September 23, 2008. Marc next moved to the Provincial Health Laboratory in Edmonton to work as a post-doctoral fellow.


John-Paul Bacik, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Bart Hazes)

"Structure, function and evolution of enzymes involved in poxviral nucleotide metabolism"

John-Paul defended his thesis on August 26, 2008. John-Paul then moved east to become a post-doctoral fellow at the Structural Genomics Consortium in Toronto.


Andy Kokaji, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Role of IL-15 Transrepresentation in Memory CD8+ T-cell Responses"

Andy defended his thesis on July 11, 2008. Andy then left Edmonton to begin work at a biotech company in Vancouver, B.C.


Leslie Robertson, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Examination of the Regulation and Localization of the Cytoskeletal Adaptor Protein Paxillin in Cytotoxic T lymphocytes"

Leslie defended her thesis on July 7, 2008. Leslie then served as a post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Ostergaard's lab for the next few months.


David Primrose, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Edan Foley)

"Interactions of Dnr1 with the Drosophila Initiator Caspases Dredd and Dronc"

David defended his thesis on June 26, 2008. Following the defense of his thesis, David began working as a research tech at the U of A.


William Chan, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Colin Anderson)

"Defining the capacity and limits of natural self-tolerance mechanisms, along with the contribution by hematopoietic chimerism, in the immunity/tolerance decision towards an allogeneic islet transplant"

William defended his thesis on June 23, 2008. William then continued on in the Anderson lab for a few more months as a post-doctoral fellow.


Lisa Billesberger, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Phil Halloran)

"Macrophage and T cell interactions: The role of T cell associated products in arginase-1 induction"

Lisa defended her thesis on June 10, 2008. Lisa's next move was to the University of Calgary where she entered medical school in September 2008.


Graduates of 2007


Mohammed Osman, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Kevin Kane)

"The regulation of LFA-1-dependent adhesion by NK activating receptors"

Mohammed defended his thesis on August 10, 2007. As his next step Mohammed went into medical school at the University of Alberta.


Nicola Barsby, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Christopher Power)

"HIV-1 Vpr mediates neuropathogenesis through loss of neurons and astrocytes"

Nicola defended her thesis on June 21, 2007. After spending some time travelling, Nicola next went to work as a research tech at the U of A.


John Taylor, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Michele Barry)

"The inhibition of apoptosis and Bax activation by mitochondrial anti-apoptotic proteins encoded by vaccinia virus and ectromelia virus"

John defended his thesis on June 19, 2007.


Sheryl Kirwan PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Deborah Burshtyn)

"Exploring the inhibition of human natural killer cells: co-operation of KIR and ILT2"

Sheryl defended her thesis on January 5, 2007.


Kerry Lavender, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Molecular Mechanisms Mediating Ly49 Specificity for Class I Major Histocompatibility Molecules"

Kerry defended her thesis in January 2007


Graduates of 2006


Carmen Giltner, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Randy Irvin)

"P. aeruginosa type IV pilin receptor binding domain functions as an adhesion for Abiotic surfaces"

Carmen defended her thesis on December 11, 2006


Erin van Schaik, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Randall Irvin)

"Structural and functional analysis of the type IV pili from Pseudomonas aeruginosa"

Erin defended her thesis on August 24, 2006


Sarah Newhouse, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"The Role of TFNα in Villous Trophoblast Differentiation”

Sarah defended her thesis on September 15, 2006


Bindi Ferguson, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Regulation of Thymocyte Development by CD45"

Bindi defended her thesis on July 25, 2006


Jennifer Horton, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Characterization and Metal Dependence of Helicobacter pylori α1, ¾        Fucosyltransferase"

Jennifer defended her thesis on June 27, 2006


Graeme Quest, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. James Smiley)

"Further Characterization of Human HERC5: A Novel Member of Antiviral Response"

Graeme defended his thesis on May 3, 2006


Sarah Hayward, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"HLA-DQ Transgenic NOD Models of Autoimmunity"

Sarah defended her thesis on March 30, 2006


Veronic Provencher, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Luis Schang)

"Recruitment of Phosporylated HSU ICP4 to RCS"

Veronic defended her thesis on January 27, 2006


Vashni Skipper, MSc (Supervisor, Drs. Markus Stein/Diane Taylor)

"Characterization of Virulence Factors Expressed by Helicobacter pylori"

Vashni defended her thesis on January 19, 2006


Graduates of 2005


Gary Chan, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

“Human Cytomegalovirus induced Trophoblast Apoptosis”

Gary defended his thesis on December 2, 2005


James Gunton, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

“Characterization of Plasmid-Encoded Proteins that Mediate or Inhibit R27 Conjugative Transfer”

James defended his thesis on December 1, 2005


Bing Ma, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Structural-Functional Studies of Helicobacter pylori a1,¾ Fucosyltransferases"   

Bing defended her thesis on November 8, 2005


Kirsty Dunlop, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Bart Hazes)

"Methodological Improvements in Protein Crystallography"

Kirsty defended her thesis on September 23, 2005. After running a small business for several years, Kirsty became the research liaison at the Northern Alberta Institute for Technology (NAIT).


Shawn Wasilenko, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Michele Barry)

"Vaccinia virus encodes a novel mitochondrial inhibitor of apoptosis that interacts with Bak and inhibits Bak activation"

Shawn defended his thesis on August 17, 2005


Luis Guembes-Hidalgo, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Phil Halloran)

"Regulation of CTL Generation by IFN-y in Alloimmune Responses in the Mouse"

Luis defended his thesis on August 5, 2005


Veronica Kos, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence of Campylobacter jejuni"

Veronica defended her thesis on June 29, 2005


Joshua Christianson, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Examination of Lectin-Carbohydrate interactions during T cell-APC conjugation and a potential role for CD45"

Josh defended his thesis on June 28, 2005


Juliet Emamaullee, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"Apoptosis inhibition to promote β-Cell survival in islet transplantation"

Juliet defended her thesis on June 27, 2005


Veronica Kos, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence of Campylobacter jejuni"

Veronica defended her thesis on June 29, 2005


Melissa Teoh, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. David Evans)

"Characterization and functional analysis of leporipoxvirus Copper-Zinc Superoxide Dismutase Homologs"

Melissa defended her thesis on February 3, 2005


Graduates of 2004


Lisa Dawson, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"Characterization of HLA-DQ8/DQ2 transgenic IA null NOD mice as a model For Type 1 Diabetes"

Lisa defended her thesis on December 17, 2004


Leah Standeven, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Deborah Burshtyn)

"KIR enrichment at the inhibitory natural killer cell immunological synapse"

Leah defended her thesis on December 2, 2004


Rebecca Minaker, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. James Smiley)

"Quiescent HSV-1 genomes are inaccessible to the transcription and DNA replication machinery"

Rebecca defended her thesis on November 4, 2004


Tara Stewart, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Michele Barry)

"The vaccinia virus F1L protein: Characterization of Mitochondrial Localization and inhibition of Apoptosis"

Tara defended her thesis on August 17, 2004


Mark Williams, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"FAC/MS – A novel HCV NS3 screening assay"

Mark defended his thesis on July 8, 2004


Henrietta Zanzotto, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. James Smiley)

"Characterization of the effects of mutation of the ICP27 protein on HSV-1 gene expression"

Henrietta defended her thesis on June 15, 2004


Leslie Shai, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. James Smiley)

"A study of the relative contributions of HSV-1 proteins to the process of host shutoff"

Leslie defended her thesis on May 14, 2004


Matthew Gilmour, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)


"The evolution and assembly of a plasmid DNA conjugation apparatus"

Matt defended his thesis on February 26, 2004


Paola Marcato, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"Investigation of the Shiga toxin 2 B subunit and its immunoprophylactic potential"

Paola defended her thesis on February 13, 2004


Graduates of 2003


Rosalyn Doepker, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. James Smiley)

"Translation initiation factors eIF4B and E1F4H stimulate the ribonuclease activity of the virion host shutoff protein of Herpes Simplex Virus 1"

Rosalyn defended her thesis on December 18, 2003


Scott Slemko, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Michele Barry)

"The vaccinia virus 15L protein is targeted to viral factories during infection and Anchored into membranes"

Scott defended his thesis on August 29, 2003


Kathie-Anne Walters, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Superinfection exclusion in duck hepatitis B virus infection"

Kathie-Anne defended her thesis on July 3, 2003


Dobryan Tracz, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Antibiotic resistance and virulence plasmids in Campylobacter jejuni"

Dobryan defended his thesis on June 9, 2003


Krista Penney, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"Rubella virus infection of primary villous trophoblasts"

Krista defended her thesis on May 13, 2003


Kara Allanach, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Examining the nature of adhesion between cultured thymic stromal cells and CD45 +/+ or CD45 -/- cell lines"

Kara defended her thesis on August 6, 2003


Graduates of 2002


Sean Connell, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Interaction of the tetracycline resistance protein Tet(O) with the bacterial ribosome"

Sean defended his thesis on December 4, 2002


Lawrence Puente, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)


"MAP kinase signaling in Cytotoxic T lymphocytes"

Lawrence defended his thesis on November 13, 2002


Laura Mireau, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"A role for P13K in the Cytoskeletal rearrangements required for CTL Degranulation"

Laura defended her thesis on September 20, 2002


Robert Liao, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Robert Rennie)

"Vitality and mortality of Candida albicans"

Robert defended his thesis on August 16, 2002


Troy Baldwin, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Defining a physical and functional interaction between CD45 and Glucosidase II"

Troy defended his thesis on July 25, 2002


Elizabeth Silver, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Influence of polymorphism on Ly-49 receptor specificity and function"

Elizabeth defended her thesis on May 15, 2002


Shannon Lubitz, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Joel Weiner)

"The Escherichia coli YnfEFGHI Operon: A Dimethyl Sulfoxide Reductase (DmsABC) Paralogue"

Shannon defended her thesis on April 4, 2002


Zhuolin Han MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"The function of plasmid O157 on Eschericia coli O157 binding to tissue culture cells"

Zhuolin defended her thesis on January 11, 2002


Graduates of 2001


Johanna Marie Nemiroff, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"Investigation of enteropahogenic Escherichia coli adherence factors Bundle-forming Pili and Intimin"

Johanna defended her thesis on September 25, 2001


Karla Trejo-Oliver, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"IFNγ response to paternal antigens during pregnancy"

Karla defended her thesis on September 19, 2001


Peter Daniel Borszcz, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Deborah Burshtyn)

"Clustering of inhibitory killer cell Ig-like receptors"

Peter defended his thesis on August 27, 2001


Denise Hemmings, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"Permissive Cytomegalovirus Infection in Cultured Villous Trophoblasts"

Denise defended her thesis on August 8, 2001


Lina Kung, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Phillip Halloran)

"Cyclosporine and Tacrolimus: Mechanisms of Action"

Lina defended her thesis on June 4, 2001


Allan Ma, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Characterization of Holliday Resolvase Activity in Herpes Simplex Virus Type 10 Alkaline Nuclease"

Allan defended his thesis on March 30, 2001


Graduates of 2000


Shawn Payne, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"The role of Sphingolipids in the Control of Apoptosis in Human Placental Primary Trophoblasts"

Shawn defended his thesis on November 24, 2000


Daniel Dragon, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Robert Rennie)

"Isolation of anthrax spores from the environment and & Ecological investigation of Bacillus anthracis in endemic Regions of northern Canada"

Daniel defended his thesis on November 23, 2000


Anna Lewandowski, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Mark Peppler)

"Antigenic Variation in Bordetella pertussis"

Anna defended her thesis on October 27, 2000


Regina Broitman-Maduro, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Mark Peppler)

"Identification of Modulation-Specific Genes In Bordetella Pertussis using a GFP-Based Screen"

Regina defended her thesis on August 28, 2000


Craig Sherburne, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Conjugal and genetic analysis of the IncHI1 Plasmid, R27"

Craig defended his thesis on August 18, 2000


Tasha Sims, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Phillip Halloran)

"MHC regulation in non-lymphoid tissues in the mouse"

Tasha defended her thesis on May 24, 2000


Zhi Li, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Cloning, Expression and Functional Study of Human Hepadnaviral Polymerase"    

Li defended her thesis on May 19, 2000


David Rasko, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Expression and synthesis of Lewis Antigens in Helicobacter pylori"

David defended his thesis on May 11, 2000


Woei Tan, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

Rapid sizing of DNA and analysis of single cells using capillary electrophoresis"

Woei defended his thesis on April 28, 2000


Gabrielle Zimmerman, PhD (Supervisor, Drs. M. Longnecker/Kevin Kane)

"A Study of MUC1 mucin in tumor progression and Immune modulation"

Gabrielle defended her thesis on March 21, 2000


Graduates of 1999


Rosa Vanmaele, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"Role of Carbohydrates in Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Adherence"

Rosa defended her thesis on March 4, 1999


Chew Shun Chang, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Kevin Kane)

"Regulation of Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxic Activity By Class I MHC"        

Chew Shun defended his thesis on August 18, 1999


Graduates of 1998


Laura Sly, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. James Talbot)

"Purification and characterization of an aminopeptidase And partial    purification and characterization of a Collagenase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis"

Laura defended her thesis on September 17, 1998


Sumonta Chaisomchit, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Development of Hepatitis B Virus as Vectors for Gene Therapy"

Sumonta defended her thesis on September 9, 1998


Yew Hon Lai, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Tim Mosmann)

"In Vivo and In Vitro Functions of Interleukin 13"

Yew Hon defended his thesis on August 20, 1998


Trevor Stenson, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Mark Peppler)

"Characterization of Bvg-Repressed molecules of Bordetella pertussis"

Trevor defended his thesis on July 24, 1998


Nancy Berg, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Requirements for stimulation and activation of cytotoxic T lymphocytes"

Nancy defended her thesis on June 8, 1999


Deborah Hemmerling, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lung-Ji Chang)

"Retroviral vectors for anti-HIV gene therapy"

Deborah defended her thesis on June 1, 1998)


Chris Arendt, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"Physical and functional interactions of the hemotopoitic cell-specific protein-tyrosine-phosphatase CD45"

Chris defended his thesis on May 22, 1998


Dean Smith, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"Antigen and Cytokine Modulation of Autoimmune Diabetes in the NOD Mouse"

Dean defended his thesis on May 1, 1998


Chengsheng Zhang, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lung-Ji Chang)

"Functional studies of HIV-1 Vpr protein and development of hu-PBL-SCID/beige mouse model for the studies of HIV-1 infection in vivio"

Chengsheng defended his thesis on April 21, 1998


Brian Taylor, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"Studies on Plasmodium falciparum antigens obtained by eukaryotic expression cloning in COS cells"

Brian defended his thesis on March 27, 1998


Harbuksh Singh Sekhon, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"The Creation of T Cell Hybridomas to Map Human GAD65 Epitopes in NOD Mice"

Harbuksh defended his thesis on March 1998


Samuel Ho, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"Role of BCL-2 in Placental Trophoblast Apoptosis”

Samuel defended his thesis on January 5, 1998


Graduates of 1997


Chih-Hsiung Chen, MSc (Supervisor Dr. Lung-Ji Chang)

"The Differential Apoptotic Effects of Vpr and Vpx of Human and Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses in Mammaliam Cells"

Chih-Hsiung defended his thesis on November 29, 1997


Joud Shafiq, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"Expression and Characterization of Chimeric Mouse/Human Monoclonal Antibodies with Specificity for Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pili"

Joud defended her thesis on October 14, 1997


Xiaoling Puyang, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Dennis Kunimoto)

"Analysis of the Sequence of an Insertion-like element from Mycobacterium Avium"

Xiaoling defended her thesis on September 24, 1997


Lisa Purdy, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"Establishing a Framework for Mapping DQ8 Restricted T cell Epitopes for Human Diabetes Autoantigens"

Lisa defended her thesis on September 16, 1997


Hazel Talbot, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Mark Joffe)

"Physical Genome Map Of Haemophilus Ducreyi KC1 (C1P542T)"

Hazel defended her thesis on September 8, 1997


Li Li, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Tim Mosmann)

"Induction and Regulation of Delayed Type Hypersensitivity by CD4 and CD8 T Subsets"

Li defended her thesis on July 10, 1997


Christine Szymanski, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"Interactions Between Campylobacter jejuni and the Host"

Christine defended her thesis on January 20, 1997


Graduates of 1996


Lei Yu, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Randy Irvin)

"Characterization and identification of Candida albicans fimbrial adhesions and their receptors on human buccal epithelial cells"

Lei defended his thesis on August 26, 1996


Claire Lukey, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. James Talbot)

"Investigation of DN Sequences Unique to Mycobacterium Bovis"

Claire defended her thesis on June 27, 1996


Eileen Ma, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Hanne Ostergaard)

"The Contributions of b Integrin-Mediated Costumilation to T cell activation"


Marie Turcotte, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Mark Peppler)

"Effect of Endotoxin Alteration on Bordetellae Outer Membrane Function"


Graduates of 1995


Koji Hiratsuka, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Genetic aspects of Helicobacter pylori and Campylobacter jejuni"


Dequan Kong, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Dennis Kunimoto)

"Expression of Human Interleukin 2, Human Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha, and Mouse Interferon Gamma in Mycobacterium Bovis BCG"


Anita Yee Mei Howe, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Duck Hepatitis B Virus Polymerase-Cloning and Expression, Antiviral Therapy and Translation Regulation"


Colin Guangshun Luo, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. John Elliott)

"Expression of an Active Hepatitis C VIrus Serine Proternase in E. coli"


Yvon de Moissac, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Mark Peppler)

"Molecular Typing Methods for Pertussis Epidemiology"


Peter Newnham, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Transfer and replication systems of the IncHI1 plasmid R27"


Andrew Chau, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Cloning and sequence analysis of the C. fetus subsp. fetus gyrA gene"


Graduates of 1994


Sui-Jane Yui, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"Cytokines in Placental Developments TNF-a induces Apoptosis in Cultured Human Term Placental Trophoblasts"


Erika Pfeiffer, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Raymond Marusyk)

"Diagnostic adaptation of time-resolved fluorimetry in a multi-use DNA detection analysis"


Laurie Dixon, MSc, (Supervisor, Dr. Albritton)

"Characterization of Indigenous plasmids in the Pasteurellaceae for use in genetic analysis"


Helen Messier, PhD (Supervisors Drs. Fotedar and Elliott)

"Transcriptional regulation of the T cell receptor ß chain gene"


Yunfang (Joan) Hou, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Tellurite Resistance in Enterobacteriaceae"


Qin Jiang, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Genomic analysis of Campylobacter and Helicobacter"


Graduates of 1993


Hui Lin, PhD, (Supervisor, Dr. Thomas Wegmann)

"Significance of the TH2 Type Cytokines at the Maternal-Fetal Interface"


Graduates of 1992


Therese Fuller, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Fotedar)

"Regulation of T cell receptor b chain gene expression: DNA-Protein interactions"


Donna MacNeil, PhD (Supervisor, Drs. Singh and Kane)

"Regulation of T Cell Responses by Peptides of the T Cell Receptor ß Chain Variable Region"


Donald Branch, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"Cytokine Regulation Of Macrophage Proliferation"


Peter Blake, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Philip Halloran)

"The Distribution And Characteristics Of Ly-6 In Normal And Diseased Murine Kidney And Of Its Analogue, CD59 (Protectin) In Normal And Diseased Human Kidney"


Clifford Clark, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"Characterization of Receptors for Pertussis Toxin"        


Wallace Smart, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Singh)

"T Cell Mediated Immunity to Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Pili"


Liane Kim, MSc (Supervisor Dr. Randy Irvin)

"Utilization of Peptide-Enzyme Linked Assay (PELA) for the Characterization of Adhesins"                   


Graduates of 1991


Weixing Luo, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"The Effects of ddN on DHBV Replication"                                      


Robert Bonnah, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"Examination of Pertussis Toxin Binding to Ceruloplasmin"


Carol Ewanowich, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Invasion Of Eucaryotic Cells By Bordetella sp"


Ying Wang, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Genetics of Campylobacter Species"


Graduates of 1990


Patrick Kilgannon, PhD (Supervisor, Drs. Singh and Fotedar)

"T Cell Receptor Repertoire to Poly-18 and Mls-1a: Parallels Between a Peptide Antigen and Superantigen Recognition"


William Yan, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Characterization of Erythromycin Resistant Campylobacter Species"


Heguang Zheng, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Green)

"A T cell-derived, antigen-specific regulatory factor: Relationship to T cell receptor"


Jitra Ratanavongsiri, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Fotedar)

"Study of CIS-acting elements in T cell receptor ß chain genes"


Francisco Diaz-Mitoma, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Lorne Tyrrell)

"Nucleic acid hybridization studeis in Epstein-Barr Virus infections"


Yun Zheng, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Douglas Green)

"Replication of Rubella Virus in Vero Cells and Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell"


Emily Walter, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Plasmid-mediated Tellurite Resistance in the Enterobacteriaceae"


Graduates of 1989


Julie Deans, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Linda Pilarski)

"Molecular and Functional Analysis of CD45 in T Cell Development"


Simeon Vassiliadis, PhD (Dr. Larry Guilbert)

"The Role of CSF-1 in Immune Interferon-induced Differentiation of the Myeloid Leukemia Cell Line HL-60"


Zuzana Novak, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Bhagirath Singh)

"T cell repertoire to the synthetic polypeptide antigen Poly-18"


Shou-Ching Tang, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Andrew Shaw)

"Molecular Cloning of the Human Lymphocyte Differentiation Antigen CD9"


Soopayah Vydelingum, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Aimo Salami)

"Studies on the Interaction of a Temperature Sensitive Mutant of Measles Virus with Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells"


Linxian Wu, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Aimo Salami)

"Virus Infection and Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis"


Catherine Moran, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"Characterization of Verocytotoxin-2 Resistant Vero and Hela 229 Cells"


Graduates of 1988


Anona Lukawiecki, MSc (Supervisor Dr. Mark Peppler)

"Characterization of Bacteriophage L1 Isolated from Bordetella Bronchiseptica AG1-L"


Gregory Tyrrell, PhD (Supervisor Dr. Glen Armstrong)

"Pertussis toxin binding and enzyme activity"


Graduates of 1987


Rosemarie Hunziker, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Thomas Wegmann)

"Immunological Considerations of the Maternal Fetal Interface: The Placental Barrier to Cellular Traffic and Nature of the Antigens Involved"


Lai-King Ng, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Isolation and Characterization of Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni"


Graduates of 1986


Cynthia Guidos, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Kwok-Choy Lee)

"Functions of Macrophages and Dendritic Cells in T cell Activation"


Patricia Trytten, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Raymond Marusyk)

"An Immunofluorescent and Electron Microscopic Examination of Measles Virus Infected Cells"


William Yan, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Physical and Genetic Characterization of the IncHII Plasmid pHH1508a"


Animesh Amart Sinha, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Erwin Diener)

"Accessory Cell Function in T Cell Independent ß Cell Activation and Tolerance"


Graduates of 1985


John Krowka, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Linda Pilarski)

"Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Induction by Soluble T-Cell Receptors"


Graduates of 1984


Randolph Currah, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Bill Carmichael)

"The Taxonomy of the Onygenales: Arthrodermataceae, Gymnoascaceae, Myxotrichaceae and Onygenaceae"


James Wiley, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Raymond Marusyk)

"Purification of Measles Virus Hemagglutinin for Tryptic Analysis By High Performance Liquid Chromatography"


Mark Kieran, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Michael Longenecker)

"Nature of Receptor-Acceptor Interactions In Organ Specific Metastasis"


Mary Whiteley, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Diane Taylor)

"Studies of the Molecular Relatedness of H Plasmids Using Restriction Enzyme Digestion and Southern Transfer DNA Hybridization"


Graduates of 1982


Rajgopal Raghupathy, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Thomas Wegmann)

"Expression and Relevance of Paternal MHC Antigens on the Murine Placenta"


Graduates of 1981


Eric Nisbet-Brown, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Erwin Diener)

"MHC Control of Cell Interactions"


Margaret Tucker, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Peter Bretscher)

"The Mechanism of Action of Helper T Cells in the Induction of Delayed-type Hypersensitivity"


Francis Lau, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Bill Carmichael)

"Aspects Of  Computerized Information Systems In Clinical Microbiology"


Linda Moffard, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Raymond Marusyk)

"Isolation And Partial Characterization Of A Temperature- Sensitive Mutant Of Human Adnovirus Type 4"


William Gallatin, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. B.M. Longenecker)

"Non-Major Histocompatibility Complex-Associated Genetic Resistance
to Marek’s Disease:  Expression at the Target Cell Level"


John Lynch, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Raymond Marusyk)

"The Purification And Biophysical Characterization Of A Porcine Parvovirus"


Trevor Owens, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Gordin Kaplan)

"Cation Fluxes in Lymphocyte Activation"


Jennifer Shaw, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Paetkan)

"Costimulator:  Cellular Origins, Physical Properties And Effects On   Immune Responses In Vitro"


Daniel Drell, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Thomas Wegmann)

"Immunologic, Genetic, And Hematologic Studies Of H-2 Incompatible Parabiosed Mice"


Graduates of 1979


Gordon Keller, PhD (Supervisors, Drs. Longenecker and Diener)

"Hemopoietic Colonies On The Chorioallantoic Membrane Of The Chick  Embryo: Induction By Embryonic, Adherent, Non-Hemopoietic Spleen Cells"


Graduates of 1978


Linda Tsang, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Raymond Marusyk)

"Purification and Characterization of a Human Adenovirus- Associated Endonuclease Like Activity"


Soroosh Fatemi-Nainie, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Raymond Marusyk)

"The Biochemical, Biophysical and Immunological Characterization of four Equine Adenovirus Isolates"


Peter Dickie, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Bryan)

"Streptomycin Adenylytransferase-Mediated Dihydrostreptomycin Resistance In Escherichia Coli"


Graduates of 1977


Thalia Nicas, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Bryan)

"Assessment of Gentamicin Sensitivity of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in an Animal Model and by Accumulation Studies"


Abdul Al-Adra, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Linda Pilarski)

"Antigen Specific Suppression Of T Cell Responses I. Suppressor Cells Are Not Cytotoxic Cells"


Anita Krebs, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. William Bridger)

"Structural And Kinetic Studies Of Two Bacterial Phosphotransferases"


Graduates of 1976


Tommy Fredericksen, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Ruth)

"Chicken Lymphocyte Antigens"


Graduates of 1975


Lynne Sigler, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Bill Carmichael)

"Taxonomy of Malbranchea and some other Hyphomycetes with Arthroconidia"


Hoi Wong, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Bryan)

"Properties of an R Factor Specific Bacteriophage"


Judith Johnson, PhD (Supervisor, Dr. Alberta Coons)

"The Study Of Immune System Differentiation In Mosiac"


Graduates of 1974


Eric Carstens, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Raymond Marusyk)

"An Analysis of Adenovirus-Induced Crystalline Inclusions"


James Brosseau, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Bill Carmichael)

"Pyrolysis Gas-Liquid Chromatography Applied to a Study of Variation in Arthroderma Tuberculatum"


Fabienne Beckers, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Shobe)

"The Purification of IgM from Normal Human Serum"


Rachit Haraphongse, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Bryan)

"Gentamicin Resistance in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa"


Graduates of 1973


Shirley Semaka, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Bryan)

"Molecular Nature of R Factors in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa"


Janice Trylinski, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Whitehouse)

"Immunological Studies on Mycobacterum Lepraemuruim"


Bassanio Wong, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Shobe)

"Purification of Urease from Proteus Morganii by Affinity Chromatography"


Graduates of 1970


Gabrielle Prefontaine, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Jackson)

"Fatty Acid Patterns In Anaerobic And Facultatively Anaerobic corroding Bacilli"


Diane Rhodes, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Jackson)

"The Significance of DNA Base Ratios in Bacterial Taxonomy"


Graduates of 1969


Majit Sihola, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Jackson)

"Computer-Aided Investigation of the Staphylococcus- Micrococcus Complex"


Graduates of 1968


Leslie Howard, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Jackson)

"The Interaction of Staphylococcus Aureus Staphylophage 7 and Antibiotics, In vitro and In Vivo"


Graduates of 1966


Roderick Gaunt, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Yamamoto)

"Plaque Assay, Concentration And Chemical Studies Of A Canine Adenovirus, Toronto A26/61"


Graduates of 1964


Yvonne Goodman, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Stuart)

"Application of Serology and the Methods of Numerical Taxonomy to the Classification of Strains and a Consideration of Antibody as an Index of Infection"


Graduates of 1960


Heinz Kraus, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Stuart)

"Staphylococcal Mastitis in Alberta Dairy Herds"


Graduates of 1955

Tats Yamamoto, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Stuart)

"Epidemiological and Immunological Investigations in  Streptococcal"


Graduates of 1954


Marguerite Epp, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Stuart)

"The Serological Investigation of Syphilis and Tuberculosis"


Graduates of 1952


Arthur Lamb, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Stuart)

"Staphylococcal Bacteriophage"


George Schwindt, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Stirrat)

"An Investigation of the Bacteria Associated with the Horn Fly, Siphona Irritans, and the Metabolic Behavior of the Individual Organisms"


Raina Yanda, MSc (Supervisor, Dr. Stuart)

"The Application of Paper Partition Chromatography to the Study of Amino Acid Metabolism within the Genus Paracolobactrum"


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