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Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Plenary: A Celebration of Research and Professional Excellence

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Test Session
2021-05-18T08:00:00Z 2021-05-18T23:59:00Z America/New_York Test+Session Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Welcome & Opening Remarks
Steven Hanna
2021-05-19T09:15:00Z 2021-05-19T09:30:00Z America/New_York Welcome+%26+Opening+Remarks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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PechaKucha Competition
2021-05-19T09:30:00Z 2021-05-19T11:00:00Z America/New_York PechaKucha+Competition Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Oral Presentation Competition
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T15:00:00Z America/New_York Oral+Presentation+Competition Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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May 19th Announcement of Finalists
Steven Hanna
2021-05-19T16:00:00Z 2021-05-19T16:30:00Z America/New_York May+19th+Announcement+of+Finalists Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Pandemics - Present & Future Panel Discussion
Matthew Miller Arinjay  Banerjee Gerry  Wright Sawayra Owais
2021-05-20T09:30:00Z 2021-05-20T11:00:00Z America/New_York Pandemics+-+Present+%26+Future+Panel+Discussion Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Oral Presentation Finals
2021-05-20T13:00:00Z 2021-05-20T14:00:00Z America/New_York Oral+Presentation+Finals Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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PechaKucha Competition Finals
2021-05-20T14:00:00Z 2021-05-20T14:30:00Z America/New_York PechaKucha+Competition+Finals Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Final Award Announcements
Sarah Medeiros Sandy Zakaria HSGSF Co-president Paul O'Byrne Steven Hanna
2021-05-20T15:00:00Z 2021-05-20T16:30:00Z America/New_York Final+Award+Announcements Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Arinjay Banerjee

Research Scientist & Principal Investigator

Matthew Miller

Associate Chair & Assistant Dean, Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences

Paul O'Byrne

Dean and Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences

Sawayra Owais

Moderator, MD/PhD Candidate, Neuroscience

Gerry Wright

Director, Institute for Infectious Disease Research

Sarah Medeiros

HSGSF Co-President

Steven Hanna

Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences & Associate Dean of Graduate Studies (Health Sciences)

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Megan Vierhout

GradFlix Finalist

Pradhariny Prabagaran

GradFlix Finalist

Bre-Anna Owusu

GradFlix Finalist — Syncing' to the beat of your own brain

Health Sciences Graduate Studies

Health Sciences Graduate Studies

Celeste Suart

When the Labs Closed: Graduate Students’ and Postdoctoral Fellows’ Experiences of Disrupted Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Alexandra Parco

Amany Al-Anany

Getting bacterial viruses to kill their hosts: synergy with antibiotics

Tamina Jose

Rabia Fatima

Nikoo Aghaei

Yi (Christina) Peng

Arman Edalatmand

Janice Tai

Luke Yaeger

Damsadie Hannedige

Chitman Josan

Irfan Khan

Zarwa Saqib

Dietary Psyllium: A new microbiota directed therapy for modulating colonic physiology and immune homeostasis in post-C. difficile gut dysfunction

Mark Lychacz

Ashmeet Hunjan

John Vrbensky

Autoreactive CD8+ T Cells Specific to Platelet Glycoproteins in Patients with Immune Thrombocytopenia

Abiram (Abi) Chandiramohan

Tushar Dhawan

Mostafa Hamada

Investigating the Modulation of Human Antithrombin by using Modified RNA Aptamers

Bre-Anna Owusu

Michal Leckie

Komal Aryal

COVID in Long-term Care

Candice Quin

Jessica Breznik

Investigating the prevalence of circulating T cells in community-dwelling adults from 20-100 years of age

Samantha Micsinszki

A Developmental Evaluation Approach of Co-Designing a Co-Design Hub: Creating System Change in Health and Social Services through Innovation

Alice Cavanagh

David Zorko

Herry Patel

Dissociative Symptomatology Mediates the Relation Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Alcohol-Related Problems

Alannah Hillmer

Genetic risk for cannabis use in men and women with opioid addiction.

Taylor Nelles-McGee

Katharine Mackett

Feasibility of using an at-home blood collection device in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)

Nadia Rehman

Sophia Werden Abrams

Dysphagia in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy: A Rapid Scoping Review

Gautham Krishnaraj

Sharia Ali (she/her)

Representation Matters: Exploring the Lack of Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in Canada's Speech Language Pathologist Workforce

Wael Abdelkader

Diane Begin

Janelle Gravesande

Identifying multimorbidity patterns in older adults with diabetes and/or hypertension: A latent class analysis

Shannon Killip

Christina Nowak

Georgia Dominguez

Bronte Johnston

Vinay Patel

Monica De Paoli

Investigating The Role Of Sex Hormones On The Molecular Mechanisms That Modulate Pancreatic β Cell Health And Function.

Art Marzok

Patrycja Jazwiec

Paternal Obesity is Associated with Glucose Intolerance in Offspring Without Changes in Maternal Glucose Adaptations in Pregnancy

Sabra Salim

Deciphering protein-protein interactions of CD133 in primary glioblastoma by endogenous genomic knock-in of BioID (EKoID)

Mercy Daka

McMaster university

Fahed Abu-Hijleh

Arman Shekari

The Effect of Oxidative Stress on proNGF Transport in Basal Forebrain Cholinergic Neurons

Miranda Green

Impacts of T-cell Deficiency on the Gut-Brain Axis

Sophiya Garasia

Sophiya Garasia - Household immigrant status, neighbourhood immigration concentration, and mental health services use in children and youth in Ontario, Canada

Vanessa De Rubeis

Impact of disasters, including pandemics, on cardiometabolic outcomes across the life-course: A systematic review

Naym Uddin Roby

Linda Nguyen

Nasrin Alostaz

What are the Experiences of Newcomers Internationally Educated Nurses’ (IENs’) of Credential Evaluation, International Transferring, and Entry-to-Practice Registration in Ontario During COVID-19 Pandemic?

Katelyn Sushko

Marie-Lee Yous

Adapting the Namaste Care Program with Caregivers of Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Mid to Late-Stage Dementia

Sakshi Mehta

The Essential Work of Double-Duty Carers during COVID-19

Maya Kshatriya

Thyroid Dysfunction in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients Treated with Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors: A Systematic Review

Laiba Jamshed

Neha Sharma

Mechanistic and animal studies of various forms of glycosaminoglycans in sepsis

Alexander Qian

HDL deficiency increases atherosclerosis and necrotic core size in high-fat diet-fed LDLR KO mice: correction by inactivation of Bim in hematopoietic cells

Jaskirat Arora

Mei Wang

Raeesha Rajan

Lipid Homeostasis in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients Treated with Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Sandra Ofori