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I am a 4th year PhD Candidate in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary and I study group-living in animals.

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I am a 2nd year MSc. student in physics, at Simon Fraser University. I study molecular motors.

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DNA barcoding is a genetic approach to species identification. Once a barcode sequence has been obtained for a species, it is placed in a database that can be used to assign identities to unknown specimens. This ever growing library of DNA sequences also allows us to look into how species are related and how they came to be. This is what I am most interested in.

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I use DNA-based tools to identify species. We use them for many applications in both basic and applied research. My work has a special focus on using these tools to support Food Security.

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I am a third year PhD student in Microbiology. My research is about bacteria (maybe you’d call them “germs”), and how they stick to surfaces in communities called biofilms.

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I am a second year research coordinator that makes games to help kids move better.

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I study the parasites that are found in wild animals and how these parasites affect the behavior and biology of their animal hosts. In more detail I am interested in finding out how stressful situations impact on an animal's ability to defend itself against infection by parasites.

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I'm a 3rd year PhD student in Microbiology and Immunology. I study the biology of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus. Staphylococcus aureus creates tremendous burden on health care systems in Canada and around the world.

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I am currently working on a novel rat model of Fragile X Syndrome (FXS). FXS is the most common form of inherited mental retardation, and the most common known genetic cause of autism.

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I have finished my undergraduate and masters in chemistry (MChem), finished my PhD in Biomedical Sciences and have done a Postdoc in the department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine, now on a second postdoc in marine natural products, next step is lecturer.

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