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Current Student Research Opportunities

The following faculty members have indicated that they are currently recruiting students. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Applicants are encouraged to investigate the research being conducted by faculty within the Department and to feel free to contact faculty whose research appeals to them to discuss their interest and potential opportunities for graduate level study.

Graduate

Canadian citizens or permanent residents

Supervisor Level Project Description Application Date Start Date Supplementary Information
Kathleen Hill MSc Evaluation of a skin protectant in models of UV-induced skin cancer Reviewing now May 2018 Dr. Hill's Directory Listing
Liana Zanette PhD, PDF The ecology and landscape of fear in wildlife Open Open lianazanette.com
Jim Staples PhD Mechanisms of metabolic suppression in hibernation Open Sept. 2018 Dr. Jim Staples' Research Page
Hugh Henry MSc, PhD Plant and soil responses to frost Open Sept. 1, 2018 Dr. Hugh Henry's Faculty Page
Hugh Henry MSc, PhD Cover crops and nitrogen retention Open Sept. 1, 2018 Dr. Hugh Henry's Faculty Page
Hugh Henry MSc, PhD Community assembly in tallgrass prairie restoration Open Sept. 1, 2018 Dr. Hugh Henry's Faculty Page
Amanda Moehring MSc, PhD The genetic and neural basis of female mate preference behaviours. Open Open Dr. Amanda Moehring's Research Page
Amanda Moehring MSc, PhD The genetic and cellular basis of male sterility. Open Open Dr. Amanda Moehring's Research Page
Jim Karagiannis MSc, PhD Molecular genetic analysis of the regulatory networks governing cell division Open Sept. 2018/ Jan. 2019 Dr. Jim Karagiannis' Research Page
Brent Sinclair PhD, PDF Molecular physiology of insect freeze tolerance May 14 Open Positions available in the Sinclair Lab

International students

Supervisor Level Project Description Application Date Start Date Supplementary Information
Liana Zanette PhD, PDF The ecology and landscape of fear in wildlife Open Open lianazanette.com
Amanda Moehring MSc, PhD The genetic and neural basis of female mate preference behaviours. Open Open Dr. Amanda Moehring's Research Page
Amanda Moehring MSc, PhD The genetic and cellular basis of male sterility. Open Open Dr. Amanda Moehring's Research Page
Jim Karagiannis MSc, PhD Molecular genetic analysis of the regulatory networks governing cell division Open Sept. 2018/ Jan. 2019 Dr. Jim Karagiannis' Research Page

Undergraduate

Supervisor Level Project Description Application Date Start Date Supplementary Information
Amanda Moehring BSc The genetic and neural basis of female mate preference behaviours. Open Sept. 2018 Dr. Amanda Moehring's Research Page
Amanda Moehring BSc The genetic and cellular basis of male sterility. Open Sept. 2018 Dr. Amanda Moehring's Research Page