Faculty of Science Profiles: 2022

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  • February 10, 2022

    February 10, 2022

    Himani is a Chemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Sciences developing inhibitors for carbohydrate processing enzymes in our body using synthetic organic chemistry. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • February 11, 2022

    February 11, 2022

    Anita is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science interested in the biological control potential of a disease-causing fungus towards soil-dwelling Elaterid beetle larvae for use in agricultural systems. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • February 14, 2022

    February 14, 2022

    Franklin is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research is focused on the design or improvement of systems that will help promote the production of hydrogen as a renewable energy source. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • February 15, 2022

    February 15, 2022

    Josiah is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research is aimed at developing new methods for accessing molecules which have relevance for drug discovery and the development of new imaging agents for PET imaging. (NSERC Postgrad Scholarship - Doctoral)

  • February 15, 2022

    February 15, 2022

    Gregory is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science who's studying how the anticancer drugs behave in relevant biological environments using spectroscopic techniques involving magnets, such as MRI. (NSERC Postgrad Scholarship - Doctoral)

  • February 22, 2022

    February 22, 2022

    Keenan is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research focuses on cellular and metabolic changes that help hinder viral replication. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • February 24, 2022

    February 24, 2022

    Maggie is a Statistics and Actuarial Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science carrying out innovative researches and projects regarding pricing and funding methods for insurance industry. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • February 24, 2022

    February 24, 2022

    Ramis is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying how microbial communities form and how they can be directed and controlled, which can lead to generating value from waste at a scale and at low cost. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • February 28, 2022

    February 28, 2022

    Aivija is a Chemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science working on producing, purifying and binding radioactive antimony to organic molecules for the use of radiotherapy in cancer treatment. (GPS Graduate Fellowship)

  • March 03, 2022

    March 03, 2022

    Jessi is an Earth Sciences Master's student in the Faculty of Science whose research aim is to try to understand how an alpine area in central Yukon was affected by ice sheets and glaciers over time. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • March 03, 2022

    March 03, 2022

    Manon is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science trying to figure out why certain species can be found in one place but not in another, even if it is nearby. (Graduate Fellowship, Glen Geen Graduate Scholarship)

  • March 04, 2022

    March 04, 2022

    Qurat is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Science aiming to identify dysregulations in lymphoma, a type of blood cancer, and functionally classify them and their impact to the transcriptome. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • March 11, 2022

    March 11, 2022

    Zhi is a Physics Master's student in the Faculty of Science figuring out a way to convert the entanglement in 1 million qumodes into 1 million qubits to revolutionize quantum computing. (BC Graduate Scholarship)

  • March 14, 2022

    March 14, 2022

    Maziyar is an Earth Sciences Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research focus is on the 3D reconstruction of Georgia Basin and the potential for Carbon Capture Sequestration in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia. (Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship, Bert Henry Graduate Scholarship, GPS Graduate Fellowship, Petro-Canada Graduate Scholarship)

  • March 14, 2022

    March 14, 2022

    Farhaan is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Master's student in the Faculty of Science looking at the potential role of fainting in children who experience a sudden cardiac arrest for which there is no explanation. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • March 15, 2022

    March 15, 2022

    Isabella is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science studying the effects of petroleum products on Pacific Oysters to aid in oil-spill modelling and impact assessment for fisheries management. (Graduate Fellowship, Abbott/Fretwell Graduate Fellowship)

  • March 15, 2022

    March 15, 2022

    Faezeh is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying the effects of changes that occur in our genome by a family known as "AID/APOBECs" on immunotherapy escape in tumor cells. (Weyerhaeuser MBB Grad Scholarship)

  • March 16, 2022

    March 16, 2022

    Iiro is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science researching how genes may regulate the information of human behaviours and whether one can make more informed predictions of the 'how' and 'why' questions. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • March 16, 2022

    March 16, 2022

    Claire is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science exploring how environmental impacts can create patterns of change in underwater communities over space and time. (Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • March 17, 2022

    March 17, 2022

    Claire is a Biological Science Master's student in the Faculty of Science examining how blood-feeding arthropods perceive their environment through chemical stimuli. (Finlayson Graduate Entrance Scholarship, MPM Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • March 17, 2022

    March 17, 2022

    Emma is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science trying to identify the cellular pathways that control amyloid body formation in response to stress. (CIHR Doctoral Research Award, Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship)

  • March 17, 2022

    March 17, 2022

    Adrian is a Physics Master's student in the Faculty of Science trying to understand the fundamental properties of nature and is seeking to be able to explain why our world is the way it is. (Special Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • March 18, 2022

    March 18, 2022

    Mina is a Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Master's student in the Faculty of Science interested in the biochemical and structural properties of AID/APOBECs proteins in human and other species as well as involving mechanisms. (Flight 752 Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship)

  • March 18, 2022

    March 18, 2022

    Sneha is a Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science identifying changes in DNA passed on from one generation to another in families affected with lymphoid cancer. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • March 21, 2022

    March 21, 2022

    Olga is a Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science whose research proposes a systematic search for phenotypes associated with healthy aging which has the potential to identify biological processes and pathways that are relevant for successful aging. (Graduate Fellowship)

  • March 22, 2022

    March 22, 2022

    Nico is a Biological Science Doctoral student in the Faculty of Science studying the novel ecological interactions that have emerged in Patagonia, southern Chile following the recent establishment of non-native Chinook salmon. (Weston Family Scholarship)

  • August 02, 2022

    August 02, 2022

    Tope is a Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology master's student in the Faculty of Science working to understand the barriers that prevent children from getting the COVID_19 vaccine in specific groups of people. (Dr. Tom Richardson Memorial Graduate Entrance Award)

  • December 05, 2022

    December 05, 2022

    Matthew is pursuing a PhD in Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, researching ecological models, disease analytics, computational efficiency, and Functional Data Analysis techniques.

  • December 08, 2022

    December 08, 2022

    Heather is a plant pathology-focused doctoral student with an interest in food production and plant biosystems. Heather's current research is aimed towards crop protection and preventative plant disease management.

  • December 19, 2022

    December 19, 2022

    Jason is a master's student in the Department of Earth Sciences focusing his research on landslides.

  • December 19, 2022

    December 19, 2022

    Alexander is a master's student in the Department of Mathematics. His research is focused on graph theory and combinatorics.