Thesis defences – posted March 4

PhD in Chemistry Thesis Defence – Jonathan CollinsJonathan Collins, PhD student in Chemistry, will present his thesis defence on Friday, March 5 at 8 a.m. in Plaza 410. The title of his thesis is “Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Amaryllidaceae Alkaloids and Their C-1 Analogues. Symmetry Based Approach to Total Synthesis of Thebaine.” Examining committee members are: A. Joffre Mercier, chair; Graham Bodwell, Memorial University of Newfoundland, external examiner; Tomas Hudlicky, supervisor; Paul LeBlanc, internal examiner; Tony Yan and Georgii Nikonov, committee members. All are welcome to attend.PhD in Biological Sciences Thesis Defence — Kamal AbubakerKamal Abubaker, PhD student in Biological Sciences, will present his thesis defence on Monday, March 8 at 3:30 p.m. in Sankey Chamber. The title of his thesis is “Cell Wall Degrading Enzymes and Interaction Between Trichoderma Aggressivum and Agaricus Bisporus.” Examining committee members are: Jeffrey Atkinson, chair; Suha Jabaji, McGill University, external examiner; Alan Castle, supervisor; Martin Head, internal examiner; Charles Despres and Yousef Haj-Ahmad, committee members. All are welcome to attend.Master of Science Thesis Defence — Shane NichollsMaster of Science in Management thesis defence for Shane Nicholls, Faculty of Business, Department of Accounting, will be Tuesday, April 6 at 10:30 a.m. in Taro Hall 230. The title of his thesis is “Y Works: Generational Differences in Attitudes Towards Workplace Success.” His examining committee members are: Sidney Segalowitz, chair; Sean Lyons, external examiner, Department of Business, University of Guelph; Darlene Bay, supervisor; Gail Lynn Cook and Mark Julien. All are welcome.