Upcoming Exams

Final Doctoral Examinations are normally held in the Examination Rooms on the main floor of the Graduate Student Centre, at 6371 Crescent Road. Parking is available in the Rose Garden Parkade (underground), or outside the University Centre (previously the Faculty Club).

Examinations normally take 2 - 3 hours to complete. Exam room doors are locked once exams are in progress - Late entry is not permitted.

Monday, 25 March 2019 - 3:00pm - 8th Floor Meeting Room. BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, V5Z 1L3

Daiana Diamantina Becker dos Santos
Department: Oncology
Discovery of Oncofetal Micro RNA-Gene Networks Associated with Lung Cancer Aggressiveness

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Prince Asumadu Adu
Department: Population and Public Health
The Influence of Upstream Forces on Health: A Multi-Method Investigation of Tuberculosis Among Healthcare Workers in South Africa

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Jeff Maki
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Scale Symmetry and the Non-Equilibrium Quantum Dynamics of Ultra-Cold Atomic Gases

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 4:00pm - Dorothy Lam Boardroom, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, V5Z 1L3

Hector Alexander Velasquez Garcia
Department: Population and Public Health
Mammographic Density and Associations with Breast Cancer Risk and Genetic Variation in Postmenopausal Women: A Causal Inference Approach

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Antonya Marie Gonzalez
Department: Psychology
The Development of Intergroup Bias

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Tamiza Nanji
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Characterizing the Assembly and Molecular Interactions of the Fisson Yeast Atg1 Autophagy Regulatory Complex

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Ya'nan Liu
Department: Botany
Functional Analyses of Three SUPPRESSOR OF mkk1 mmk2 Proteins in Plant Immunity

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Tonya Lee Ramey
Department: Forestry
An Experimental Test of Factors Limiting Leaf Litter Mass Loss and Invertebrate Assemblages in Riparian Zones of Forested Headwater Streams

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 12:30pm - Dorothy Lam Boardroom, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 W10th Ave, Vancouver, V5Z 1L3

Yi-Jye Chern
Department: Oncology
Mechanisms of Therapy-Resistance Modulated by GRP78, SPARC, and HSP47 in Colorectal Cancer

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Ivana Vranic
Department: Art History, Visual Art and Theory (Fine Arts)
Making and Remaking Renaissance Sculpture: The Terracotta Groups (1460-1560)

Friday, 29 March 2019 - 12:30pm - Dorothy Lam Boardroom, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Ave, Vancouver , V5Z 1L3

Ryan Reginald Woods
Department: Population and Public Health
Investigations into Breast Cancer Screening Participation and Retention in British Columbia, Canada

Friday, 29 March 2019 - 1:00pm - 5106, Earth Sciences Building, 2207 Main Mall

Anna Magdalena Mittelholz
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Mars' External and Internal Magnetic Fields from Orbital Observations

Monday, 1 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Mendee Jargalsaikhan
Department: Political Science
Small Islands of Democracy in the Authoritarian Sea: Explaining Mongolian and Kyrgyz Democratic Development

Monday, 1 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Kashif Mairaj Deen
Department: Materials Engineering
Development of Energy Storage Systems Capable of Cu Extraction from CuFeS2

Monday, 1 April 2019 - 12:30pm - 4223, Biological Sciences, 6270 University Boulevard

Yukino Nitta
Department: Botany
Regulation of MAP Kinase Cascades in Plant Immunity

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Susan Bazilli
Department: Allard School of Law
Exploring the Route from Nairobi to Beijing Plus Twenty: Feminist Activist Reflections on Rights Advocacy

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 9:00am - 337, Michael Smith Laboratories, 2185 East Mall

Jianhua Huang
Department: Botany
Regulation of Plant Immunity: Lessons from Sniper4 and CDK8

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 9:30am - Lecture Hall, ICORD/Blusson Pavilion (VGH Campus), 818 West 10th Ave, Vancouver

Megan Kathleen MacGillivray
Department: Rehabilitation Sciences
The Effects of Motor Skill-Based Wheelchair Propulsion Training on Biomechanics, Gross Mechanical Efficiency, and Variability in Older Adults

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 10:00am - 126, Mathematics Building, 1984 Mathematics Road

Hyunju Kwon
Department: Mathematics
Existence and Ill-posedness for Fluid PDEs with Rough Data

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Sarah Jane Gignac
Department: Cell & Developmental Biology
Modeling Human Gene Variants Affecting Non-Canonical WNT Signaling in the Chicken Embryo

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Guy Shimon Shababo
Department: Asian Studies
Life and Death of a Despoiler: The Confucian Reformation of Yun Hyu

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 1:00pm - 5108, Earth Sciences Building, 2207 Main Mall

Pedro Odon
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Analysis and Forecasting of Extreme Temperature and Precipitation Across the Complex Terrain of British Columbia

Friday, 5 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Xiaozhu Wang
Department: Chemistry
New Chelating Ligands for Radiomaterials in Nuclear Medicine

Friday, 5 April 2019 - 12:30pm - DHCC 2264, Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre, 2775 Laurel St. Vancouver, V5Z 1M9

Ahn Rhi Lee
Department: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The Multifaceted Roles of Serine/Arginine Repetitive Matrix 4 In the Development of Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer

Friday, 5 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Eric Michael Johnson
Department: History
The Struggle for Coexistence: Peter Kropotkin and the Social Ecology of Science in Russia, Europe, and England, 1859-1922

Friday, 5 April 2019 - 1:00pm - 224, Biodiversity Research Centre, 2212 Main Mall

Laura Melissa Guzman Uribe
Department: Zoology
Trophic Metacommunities: Lessons from Studying Bromeliads and Teaching Programming in Biostatistics

Monday, 8 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Francesco Daniele Papania
Department: Sauder School of Business
Responding, Asking, and Reacting: The Secondary Communication Activities in Social Network Sites

Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Ana Koperniku
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences
N-Silylated Amines as Valuable Synthons in Methods Development Toward Pharmaceutically Relevant Small Molecules

Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - 12:00pm - 418, MacLeod Building, 2356 Main Mall

Md. Zoheb Hassan
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Statistical Quality-of-Service Aware Adaptive Transmission for Free Space Optical Communication Systems

Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Seyyedmilad Ebrahimi
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Average-Value Modeling of High Power AC-AC and AC-DC Converters for Power Systems Transient Studies

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Jessica Justine Trach
Department: Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education
An Experimental Investigation of Group Processes in Witnessing Bullying

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Marcia Fromberg
Department: Civil Engineering
Optimization of Struvite Pellet Formation in a Fluidized Bed Reactor: Investigation of Agglomeration and Growth Processes

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 1:00pm - Clyde Hertzman Boardroom (Room 491), 4th Floor, SPPH, 2206 East Mall

Brittany Michelle Barker
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
Young People Who Use Drugs and the Child Welfare System: Evidence to Improve Outcomes

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 2:00pm - 5505, Fred Kaiser Building, 2332 Main Mall

Bader Naim Alahmad
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
High Assurance Real-Time Systems: Scheduling, Budgeting, and Safety

Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Saul Cuen-Rochin
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Precise Measurement of Rare Pion Decay

Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Liv Gi-He Yoon
Department: Kinesiology
Mount Gariwang: An Olympic Casualty

Thursday, 11 April 2019 - 2:30pm - 1416, Life Sciences Institute, 2350 Health Sciences Mall

Adrian Danescu
Department: Dentistry
Organized Cell Movement is a Major Mechanism Underlying Facial Morphogenesis

Friday, 12 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Sarah Jane Harper
Department: Resources, Environment and Sustainability
The Contributions by Women to Fisheries Economies Worldwide

Monday, 15 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Celine Chantal Philippe Michiels
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Integrating Geochemical and Microbiological Information for Better Modeling of the N-Cycle - Past and Present

Monday, 15 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Nancy Vered
Department: Educational Studies
Making Sense of Organizational and Occupational Identities of Management and Professional Staff at the University of British Columbia

Monday, 15 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Jason Bradley Fice
Department: Kinesiology
Neck Muscle Activity and Whiplash Injury

Monday, 15 April 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 203

Bruno de Araujo Herculano
Department: Neuroscience
Characterization of the Mechanisms Underlying Alzheimer's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 - 2:00pm - Diamond Family Theatre, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, V5Z 1L3

Shaun Dunn Jackman
Department: Bioinformatics
Efficient Assembly of Large Genomes

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 200

Camille Emilie Defrenne
Department: Forestry
Going Underground: Patterns of Fine-Root and Mycorrhizal Fungal Trait Variation Across a Biogeographic Gradient in Western Canada

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 10:00am - 4001, Forestry Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall

Frances Rebecca Thistlethwaite
Department: Forestry
Genomic Selection in Douglas-fir

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - 4:00pm - Room 200

Rosanne Shivananda Devika Persaud
Department: Chemistry
Synthesis, Activity and Molecular Target Identification of Clionamine B Analogues: Autophagy Stimulating and MTB Clearing Aminosteroids

Thursday, 25 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Dorothy Lam Boardroom, BC Cancer Research Centre, 675 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, V5Z 1L3

Allen Wen Yu Zhang
Department: MD/PhD Program
Evolutionary Dynamics of Ovarian Cancer Microenvironments and Tumour Cells

Thursday, 25 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Douglas Dawson Beattie
Department: Chemistry
Amidate and Ureate Complexes of Nickel: Harnessing Ligand Design to Understand the Mecha(Ni)Sm of C-H Bond Activation

Monday, 29 April 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Christopher Joseph Gainey
Department: Music
Hearing Timbre-Harmony in Spectral Music

Monday, 29 April 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 200

Brendan Hans Naef
Department: Allard School of Law
The Responsibility of Home States for Violations of International Obligations by Their Corporate Citizens in Fragile States

Monday, 6 May 2019 - 12:30pm - 2012, Ponderosa Commons: Oak House, 6445 University Boulevard

John Francis Haggerty
Department: Language and Literacy Education
Multilingual Undergraduate Writers' Discourse Socialization in a Sheltered Academic English Program

Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Heida Bjork Arnadottir
Department: Art History, Visual Art and Theory (Fine Arts)
The Conceptual, the Romantic, and the Nonhuman: The SUM Group and the Emergence of Contemporary Art in Iceland, 1965-1978

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 - 12:30pm - Room 203

Adam Sean Baimel
Department: Psychology
Reasoning About the Supernatural: A Cross-Cultural Examination of How and When Intuitions Shape Belief

Monday, 17 June 2019 - 9:00am - Room 203

Thea Miller Franke
Department: Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Program
An Exploration of the Mobility Experiences of Active Older Adults with Low Income