Summer Student Symposium

ACHRI, the Owerko Centre and HBI have partnered together to offer summer students an opportunity to showcase their research through oral or poster presentations.

Thank you for attending the 2020 Summer Student Symposium.
We look forward to seeing you next year!


Program

View the full program with titles and presenters here.

Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/94993459366 
or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 949 9345 9366


Summer students: Win one of four prizes!
During each break, enter by answering a question on the Symposium Facebook page using selfies and comments. Winners will be announced during the closing remarks.

  1. Basic Science Research

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/s/99065610023 
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 990 6561 0023

    1. Proliferation of Porcine Undifferentiated Spermatogonia in Co-Culture Conditions -  Hiba Mahmood
    2. Studying Reindeer Reveals Mesenchymal Transcription Factors That Determine Whether Wounded Skin Will Scar or Regenerate - Rohit Arora
    3. A Mechanistic Explanation for the Benefits of Exercise in Chronic Neuropathic Pain - Lauren Coulombe
    4. Non-Invasive Detection of Persistent Brain Hypoxia in Multiple Sclerosis: A Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study - Qandeel Shafqat
    5. Dexmedetomidine: A Potential Alternative to Conventional Anesthetics - Marcus Pehar
  2. Clinical Research

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/s/96898174562 
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 968 9817 4562

    1. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being of Expectant Mothers During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Taylor Groulx
    2. Psychological Distress in Youth with Refractory Concussion Symptoms: Identifying Treatment Targets - Isha Gill
    3. A Characterization of the Literature on the Socioeconomic Burden of Rare Diseases: Preliminary Results From a Scoping Review - Riley Bohach
    4. Pain in Youth With Slow Recovery From Concussion - Divya Goel
    5. White Matter Microstructure and Externalizing Symptoms in Young Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure - Irene Manalastas
  3. Translational Research

    Zoom Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/99309018178 
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 993 0901 8178

    1. Online Simulation Curriculum to Prepare Interdisciplinary Medical Teams for Electronic Dance Music Festivals - Abraham Hussein
    2. The Effect of Concussion Education and/or Legislation on Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviours Related to Concussion Management in Sport Among Non-Health Care Providers: a Systematic Review - Claire Rockliff
    3. Using Wearable Technology to Qualify Adherence to a Neuromuscular Training Warm-Up in Youth Basketball Athletes - Sartaj Sidhu
    4. Using Quantitative Susceptibility Maps to Compare Baseline Iron Deposits, Brain Atrophy and Cognition of Transient Ischemic Attack Patients - Brooklyn McDougall
    5. Head-Mounted Accelerometer Detects Decreased Postural Stability in Self-Reported Concussion - Jessica Ritchie

Summer students: Win one of four prizes!
During each break, enter by answering a question on the Symposium Facebook page using selfies and comments. Winners will be announced during the closing remarks.

  1. Computational Methodology/Bioinformatics/Genetics

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/93251458258 
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 932 5145 8258

    Presenters:

    1. Ana D'Aubeterre
    2. Elize Tran
    3. Samuel Robertson
    4. Louisa Krile
    5. Heidi Morrison
    6. Raziq Kassam
    7. James Chen
    8. Emma Gillesse
    9. Caleb Tong
    10. Linda Pallotto
  2. Pediatrics/Development and Developmental Disorders

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/s/97795059067
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 977 9505 9067

    Presenters:

    1. Rylen Williamson
    2. Andrew Tran
    3. Stella Heo
    4. Mica Marbil
    5. Alexis Cairo
    6. Cindy Zhang
    7. Paolo Pador
    8. Janelle Wai
    9. Ethan Kao
    10. Zainab Osman
  3. CNS injury/Neurodegeneration/Mental Health

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/95446000728 
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 954 4600 0728

    Presenters:

    1. Sara Xue
    2. Bhanvi Sachdeva
    3. Ayden Hansen
    4. Steven Jiang
    5. Rafael Sanguinetti
    6. James Baysic
    7. Dylan Guan
    8. Monika Sohal
    9. Muhammad Malik
    10. Raven Yip
  4. Population and Community Health/Epidemiology

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/97702440820
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 977 0244 0820

    Presenters:

    1. Sarina Aryal
    2. Sobry Ally
    3. Hannah Curlock
    4. Catherine Lowe
    5. Sarah Graver
    6. Julianna Park
    7. Jeshna Kumari
    8. Brooklynn Fernandes
    9. Srijal Gupta
    10. Claire Wamboldt
  5. Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology/Immunology and Inflammation

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/s/97478372618
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 974 7837 2618

    Presenters:

    1. Marina Liu
    2. Fatima Saleem
    3. Mikyla Callaghan
    4. Simran Sandhu
    5. Azin Dolatabadi
    6. Nimaya De Silva
    7. Hanji Baek
    8. Nilakshi Debnath
    9. Nicole Joe
    10. Julia Casorso

Summer students: Win one of four prizes!
During each break, enter by answering a question on the Symposium Facebook page using selfies and comments. Winners will be announced during the closing remarks.

  1. Computational Methodology/Bioinformatics/Genetics

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/93251458258 
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 932 5145 8258

    Presenters: 

    1. Leslie Cao
    2. Arshroop Khaira
    3. Kandace Peroramas
    4. Min Jae Kim
    5. Parker Townes
    6. Ryan Lee
    7. Andy Tran
    8. Nadia DiMarzo
    9. Harshil Shah
    10. James Gardner
    11. Olesya Dmitrieva
  2. Pediatrics/Development and Developmental Disorders

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/s/97795059067
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 977 9505 9067

    Presenters: 

    1. Brandon Huynh
    2. Chloe Fichter
    3. Kira Feighan
    4. Faith Keister
    5. Marina Ferreira
    6. Shannon Oosterbaan
    7. Elana Sarabin
    8. Dong Mei Hou
    9. Maia Ross
    10. Kailey Newel
    11. Amy Chen
    12. Karan Shinde
  3. CNS injury/Neurodegeneration/Mental Health

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/95446000728 
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 954 4600 0728

    Presenters: 

    1. Sara Housh
    2. Nina Pavlovic
    3. Moriah Edge-Partington
    4. Hannah Smith
    5. Jason Yip
    6. Ali Babwani
    7. Jerald Yuan
    8. Arijit Lodha
    9. Jake Ruschkowski
    10. Megan Wilson
    11. Lydia Cho
    12. Daria Merrikh
  4. Population and Community Health/Epidemiology

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/s/95852642917
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 958 5264 2917

    Presenters: 

    1. Monica Russell
    2. Jaclyn Anderson
    3. Benjamin Leggett 
    4. Tiffany Pham
    5. Tyler Yip
    6. Aisha Iqbal
    7. Stephanie Bernier
    8. Akash Khaira
    9. Amy Braun
    10. Anjola Adeboye
    11. Kate Manns
    12. Robert Graham
  5. Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology/Immunology and Inflammation

    Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/s/97478372618
    or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 974 7837 2618

    Presenters: 

    1. Sravya Kakumanu
    2. Peter Gobran
    3. Kate Armstrong
    4. Ali Javed
    5. Harleen Sanghera
    6. Rylie Essington
    7. Shi Hyun Jeong
    8. Ye-Jean Park
    9. Nikol Tretiakov
    10. Arzina Jaffer
    11. Tina Ram

Summer students: Win one of four prizes!
During each break, enter by answering a question on the Symposium Facebook page using selfies and comments. Winners will be announced during the closing remarks.

Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/94993459366 
or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 949 9345 9366

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pierre Wijdenes, PhD, Postdoc, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program; & Co-Founder & CEO at Neuraura

Link: ucalgary.zoom.us/j/94993459366 
or Dial: 587.328.1099 and use Meeting ID 949 9345 9366

Facebook contest winners will also be announced.


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pierre Wijdenes, PhD


Information for Presenters

Students are given the opportunity to present their work in 3 ways: a judged 3 or 10 minute oral presentation completion, or a non-judged 2 minute poster presentation. Students will be notified of their acceptance to present a(n) oral/poster presentation where peers, mentors, and trainees will ask questions and engage in dialogue during the session.