Poster Presentations

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 - New North Atrium

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Oral Presentations

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 - IB150

Registration and Breakfast - 8:30 - 9:10 am

Opening Remarks - 9:10 - 9:15 am

Session 1: 9:15 - 10:30 am

Mitchell Bonney, Geography
Ground validation of long-term Landsat time series across an urban-rural forest landscape

Daniel Dick, Chemical and Physical Sciences
Coral reef ecosystem resilience across the first mass extinction

Mahnoor Ayub, Biology
The role of SIFamide as a neurohormone in the blood-gorging insect, Rhodnius prolixus.

Diana Peragine, Psychology
Sex Difference or Learned Difference in Sexual "Drive"? Towards an incentive motivation model of sexual desire development

Jack Jamieson, ICCIT (Faculty of Information)
Making as a method for understand software development, values, and alternative web systems

Session 2: 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Alice (Wen) Chen, Biology
Natural diversity in neutral lipid accumulation and growth rate of Chlamydomonas reinhardti

Phuong Dao, Geography
Full-spectrum Analysis of Drought Severity in Smooth Brome Grass using Machine Learning

David Armstrong, Chemical and Physical Sciences
Partnering University Service Learning with Ontario Secondary Schools

Jennifer Chan, Psychology
Reducing Lethal Use-of-Force Errors in Police Officers Exposed to Stress and Trauma

Andrew Harris, Anthropology
Monasteries in the Jungle: Analyzing Cambodia's Theravada Buddhist Origins at Angkor Thom

Session 3: 1:00 - 2:15 pm

Nima Gharibi, Chemical and Physical Sciences
Exploiting the Cellular Redox Control System for Activatable Photodynamic Therapy

Paula Nunez de Villavicencio, ICCIT (Faculty of Information)
Visual Processing and Labour Production: Eyeglasses as a Technology of Control

Thomas Anderson, Psychology
Announcing the Center for Psychedelic Studies (CPS) at the University of Toronto

Kayla Bazzana, Biology
Neurocranial anatomy of Seymouria from Richards Spur, Oklahoma

Dingyi Xiong, Geography
A Review of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs): Their Origins, Impacts on the Environment, and Treatment Technologies

Session 4: 2:30 - 4:15 pm

Kyle Logie-Hagen, Psychology
Mindfulness Meditation: Dissociating Awareness from Physiological Arousal

Eugene Klyshko, Chemical and Physical Sciences
Defining Conformational States of Proteins using Dimensionality Reduction and Clustering Algorithms

Anna Shadrova, Geography
A LUR model for Ground-Level Ozone:  An Application of Mobile Air  Pollution Monitoring

Sydney Wilkinson, Biology
How does seasonality affect energy pathways across time and space? Investigating lipid profiles of freshwater fish.

David Hrovat, Chemical and Physical Sciences
Rational Design of Ligands for Upconverting Nanoparticles in Biological Applications

Arthur Cheng, Biology
SOX2-dependent transcription in clock neurons promotes the robustness of the central circadian pacemaker

Alexis Robinson, Geography
Refining Lake Ice Simulations for Temperate Region Lakes: Haliburton, ON

Plenary Talk

Dr. Peter Galison, Department of Physics and Department of the History of Science, Harvard University

Harvard Physicist and Historian of Science, will give the keynote for the UTM Graduate Research Colloquium. He will discuss working as a member of the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration and juxtapose the use of Al in the image-making of the April 10th image of the black hole in M87 with the use of Al in algorithmic criminal sentencing.

Dinner, UTM Room (3140DV), @ 6:15 PM