Biology Newsletter

Newsletter 228

Tuesday 1 May 2012

April Graduation - 27 April 2012

Doctor of Philosophy

Samuel T. Osinubi, in Ecology
Habitat effect on the behaviour and condition of the Yellow-Breasted Boubou (Laniarius atroflavus)

 

Master of Science

Andrew D. Barnes Ecology First Class Honours
James K. McCarthy Ecology First Class Honours

 

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences/Biochemistry

Samantha E. Bodman Rebecca E.P. Bowen Ronan C. Broad
Lisa A. Brohm Eleanor R. Collings Joshua E. Corn
Sian P.M. Davies Nicola J. Dennison Emma K. Dorsey
Lucy C. Edwards Fay T. Farrant Gabriela E. Felton
Simon K. Fraser Noelle-Marie Z.L. Goh Elisa H.-W. Harris
Thomas M. Hildebrand Samira Hossain Courteney B. Johnston
Carmela T.M.S. Kong Michaela M. Latimer Beth L. Lawson
Jacob A. Lewis Craig P. Marshall Ben E. McCammon
Evelyn A. McDougall Robert L. McGowan Stacey A. McKenzie
Catherine L. McLaughlin Matthew T. McMahon Samuel J.A.R. Mills
Mark V. Minnaar Hannah L. Mitchell Kate R. Moody
Jermimah R.S.I. Ng Saskia L. Out Alanna C. Pollock
Emma M. Porter Sasha M. Roselli Bronwyn E. Slack
Araminta C.S. Smith Chloe R. Smith Anna L. Suckling
Emma K. Swadel Scott W. Thomas Alexandria Tino
Marleen Van Oeveren Emma L. Wallis Nicole E. Wearn
Melissa N. Webby Yui Yoshinari  

Recently submitted theses

Burgess, L. (2012). Toxicity of HOCl-oxLDL. School of Biological Sciecnes. Christchurch, Canterbury. Master of Science.

Chen, Y. (2012). 7,8-Dihydroneopterin, neopterin balance during inflammation. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Master of Science.

de Sassi, C. (2012). Biotic interactions in a changing world: The role of feeding interactions in the response of multitrophic communities to raising temperature and nitrogen deposition. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

Domigan, L. (2012). New nanomaterials: Amyloid fibrils from waste proteins. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

Grassham, A. (2012). The role of the tantalus monkey (Chlorocelsus tantalus tantalus) in forest restoration via seed dispersal in a west African montane forest. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Master of Science.

Heber, S. (2012). Translocations and the 'genetic rescue' of bottleneck populations. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

Kornfeld, J. A. (2012). The role of alternative oxidase (AOX) in plant stress: Do plants increase the activity of AOX in response to nutrient stress under field conditions? School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

Kross, S. (2012). The efficacy of reintroducing the New Zealand falcon into the vineyards of Marlborough for pest control and falcon conservation. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

O'Keefe, D. (2012). Differential expression of isopentenyl transferase and cytokinin. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Master of Science.

Pilkington, S. M. (2012). The regulation of chlorophyll levels in maturing kiwifruit. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

Raynes, J. (2012). Immobilising biomolecules on amyloid fibrils for biotechnology applications. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

Romo, C. (2012). Climate-induced changes to multi-trophic interactions in an agroecosystem. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

Young, L. M. (2012). Seed dispersal mutualisms and plant regeneration in New Zealand alpine ecosystems. School of Biological Sciences. Christchurch, Canterbury. Doctor of Philosophy.

 

Journal news

Latest publications in the school

Jackson, R.R. and Nelson, X.J. (2012). Specialized exploitation of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) by spiders (Araneae). Myrmecological News 17: 33-49.

Jumnongpon, R., Chaiseri, S., Hongsprabhas, P., Healy, J.P., Meade, S.J. and Gerrard, J.A. (2012). Cocoa protein crosslinking using Maillard chemistry. Food Chemistry 134(1): 375-380.

Searle, S.Y., Turnbull, M.H., Boelman, N.T., Schuster, W.S.F., Yakir, D. and Griffin, K.L. (2012). Urban environment of New York City promotes growth in northern red oak seedlings. Tree Physiology 32: 389-400.
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and now for something completely different...

Father and Son
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Thomas W. Davison, B.Sc.
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Thought for the week

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it -Stevie Wonder

 

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