John Abbott Sustainability Through Science Symposium

Friday, April 19, 2024 13:00to14:00
John Abbott College Library (Herzberg Building)

Held in partnership with the John Abbott College Science Department and the Lister Family Engaged Science Initiative, the Sustainability Through Science Symposium features three Macdonald Campus graduate students giving an engaging 10-minute talk about how their research contributes to a more sustainable future. The talks will be followed by a panel discussion on their student experience in university and the career path they have chosen.

Order of proceedings

13h00 – Welcome and Introductions
13h05 – Student Presentations
13h35 – Panel Discussion 
13h55 – Thanks
14h00 – End of Event

Free coffee and cookies will be served.


Aylish Marshall, MSc student: How Hidden Chemicals in River Water Can Change Genetic Expressions in Wild and Laboratory Fish

Jasmine Muszik, PhD candidate: Holy Cow... Just Let Me Go Outside! An Insight into Animal Welfare

Mehtab Singh, PhD candidate: Harnessing Gene Editing to Develop Climate-Responsive Oat

Full talk descriptions

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