Award Winners for 7th Annual BSC Meeting

Trainee Poster Award Winners

7th Annual BSC Meeting

2022 Award Recipients

The poster awards were sponsored by the uOttawa BCH graduate program and the IUPAB.

Euan Joly-Smith
Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, University of Toronto Mississauga
“Inferring gene regulation from static snapshots of gene expression variability”
Supervisor: Andreas Hilfinger

Sarah McColman
Department of Chemistry and Biology, Toronto Metropolitan University
“SARS-CoV-2 Virus-Like-Particles using liposome nanotechnology”
Supervisor: David Cramb

Kathleen Vergunst
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University
“Characterizing the structure and assembly of hydrophobin proteins”
Supervisor: David Langelaan

Micah Yang
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia Okanagan
“Characterization of Tension Gauge Tether Rupture Forces”
Supervisor: Isaac Li

Anna Ananchenko
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa
“Probing cholesterol and anionic lipid binding to the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor using MD simulations”
Supervisor: John Baenziger

Vinayak Mull
Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University
“Adhesion force microscopy imaging reveals the charge distribution at the surface of single collagen fibrils”
Supervisor: Laurent Kreplak

Aaron Lyons
Department of Physics, University of Alberta
“Direct characterisation of non-productive attempts at structural self-assembly in single biological molecules”
Supervisor: Michael Woodside

Liam Haas-Neill
Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, University of Toronto Mississauga
“Elucidating Oncogenicity of the STAT5b N642H Mutation”
Supervisor: Sarah Rauscher

Saman Bazmi
Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University of Newfoundland
“Effects of macromolecular crowding on protein folding in the presence of nonnative interactions”
Supervisor: Stefan Wallin

Philipp Karau
Department of Physics, University of Ottawa
“Toward DNA data storage with solid-state nanopore readout”
Supervisor: Vincent Tabard Cossa