2023 AVC Student Thesis Defences

PhD Examinations

November 21, 2023

Svenja Koepper
"A comprehensive analysis of the shell microbiome of American lobsters in Atlantic Canada, supported by population dynamics modeling"
Examination seminar pamphlet

September 13, 2023

Dr. Mariana D Agosto Miguel Fonseca
"Implementation and analysis of an on-farm surveillance system for enteric bacteria in Canadian dairy herds"
Examination seminar pamphlet

August 21, 2023

William Thomas Robbins 
"Alternative Metastrongyloid Parasite Transmission Routes from Gastropods to Definitive Hosts"
Examination seminar pamphlet 

August 16, 2023

Dr. Megan Jewell
"Prevalence of and risk factors associated with skin lesions and lameness in dairy cattle in the Maritime Provinces of Canada and the use of benchmarking to motivate reductions in the herd-level prevalence of these conditions"
Examination seminar pamphlet

January 4, 2023

Daniel Muasya
"Bovine viral diarrhoea testing and vaccination on smallholder dairy farms in Kenya"
Summary of dissertation

MSc Examinations

September 7, 2023

Vernon Prycia-Lamky
"Natural Product Discovery from Marine-Derived Microorganisms and the Investigation of Metabolomic Changes from In-situ Fermentations of Marine-Derived Actinomycetota" 
Examination seminar pamphlet

August 30, 2023

Edward Kariuki Ng'ang'a
"Prevention of bovine mastitis through a combination of cow comfort and mastitis interventions on smallholder dairy farms in Kenya"
Examination seminar pamphlet

Thomas Olney
"Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) Vaccine Usage In Atlantic Canada And The Evaluation Of A Novel Method To Detect BVDV Persistently Infected Individuals By Swabbing Consumption Surface"
Examination seminar pamphlet

August 11, 2023

Camille Squair
"Effects of changing veterinary handling techniques on canine behaviour and physiology"
Examination seminar pamphlet

May 2, 2023

Hannah Spitzer
"Hiding behaviour of newborn dairy calves kept indoors with their dams"
Summary of dissertation

April 25, 2023 

Sarifa Lakhdhir
"Use of two- and three-dimensional echocardiography for assessment of the left ventricular outflow tract velocity and aortic orifice area in dogs"
Summary of dissertation

Atlantic Veterinary College

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