Program Research Day 2018

Research Day
AQ 3153

Awards Ceremony and Reception
Diamond Alumni Centre


Research Day Event

8:45 - 9:00 Registration Opens

9:00 - 9:45 Welcome

Dr. Joy Johnson | Dr. Viridiana Perez Torres

9:45 - 10:50 Session 1: Spotlight Talks (5)

Model Estimations of Time-Varying Muscle in Rats | Dr. Chris Tijs

Context is Everything: Creating Data Tools for Better Infectious Disease Control | Dr. Emma Griffiths

Combining Forces to Fight Fake News | Dr. Fatemeh Torabi Asr

Sexual Conflicts of Interest in Mammals | Dr. Mika Mokkonen

Mental Health Resilience: Early-life Adversity and Later-life Mental Distress | Dr. Theodore D. Cosco

10:50 - 11:20 Coffee Break

11:20 - 12:40 Session 2: Spotlight Talks (6)

An Interdiscplinary Assessment of the Sustainability of North American Shark Fisheries | Dr. David Shiffman

Waste Not Wanted: Testing the Waste Hypothesis with an Agent-based Model | Dr. William Christopher Carleton

Invesitigating Thermally Induced Cation Mixing in a Layered Lithium-ion Battery Cathode Material and its Effect on Performance | Dr. Jeffrey S. Ovens

Are the Public's Concerns about Diabetes Addressed in the Research Literature | Dr. Fereshteh Didegah

Speciation and Latitudinal Diversity Gradient: Insights from the Global Distribution of Endemic Fish | Dr. Patrick Hanly

Have you Heard? Why Pundits Share Scholarly Material Online | Dr. David Moscrop

12:40 - 14:00 Lunch

13:00 - 13:45 Session 3: Explorations/Posters (3)

Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery | Dr. Irene Andreu

Characterizing Muscle Function During Movement Using Computational Modeling | Dr. Adrian Lai

Molecular Modeling of Advanced Energy Materials | Dr. Mohammad J. Eslamibidgoli

14:00 - 15:15 Session 4: Spotlight Talks (4), Pitches (5)


Photoaffinity Labeling Probes for the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator | Dr. Zafar Qureshi

What's Bringing Birds to YVR? An Investigation of Feeding Behaviour | Dr. Sean M. McCann

3 Minute-Pitches

Red, White, and Grey: Canada's Aging Population | Dr. Theodore D. Cosco

Multimodal Skin Lesion Classification Using Deep Learning | Dr. Philip Tschandl

Combining Forces to Fight Fake News | Dr. Fatemeh Torabi Asr

Walking on Gecko's Feet | Dr. Irene Andreu

What is a Flipped Classroom and Why Should You Try It | Dr. Birgit Schwarz


An In-depth Exploration of Instructors' Experiences with Flipped Classroom Design, Implementation and Evaluation with and without Teaching and Learning Development | Dr. Birgit Schwarz

Microstructural Aspects of Degradation Mechanisms of Graphite Anodes Used in Li-ion Batteries | Dr. Sandeep Bhattacharya

15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:45 Keynote Address

Tipping Points and Transformation in Coupled Human-Ocean Systems | Assoc. Prof. Anne K. Salomon, Resource & Environment Management

16:45 - 17:00 Closing Remarks:

Dr. Viridiana Perez Torres


Awards Ceremony & Reception

17:00 - 18:00 Appetizers and Drinks (one free drink ticket)

~17:30 Announcements of Presentation Winners

18:00 - 19:00 Dinner

19:00 - 21:00 Trivia & Social