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.

Doctoral Exam Rooms

Due to building renovations, the Graduate Student Centre will not be available for doctoral defences between April 10 and September 1, 2017. Doctoral examinations during this period will be held in the Anthropology and Sociology Building, 6303 North West Marine Drive, unless otherwise noted. Parking is available in the Rose Garden Parkade.

Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 9:00am - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Seyed Alborz Mazloomian
Department: Bioinformatics
A Systems Biology Study of Alternative Splicing Regulations and Functions

Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 9:30am - Room 1410 ,Life Sciences Centre,2350 Health Sciences Mall

Sally Shang Ming Lee-Sayer
Department: Microbiology and Immunology
Hyaluronan Binding and CD44 in Regulating Hematopoiesis and CD8 T Cell Response

Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Colleen Victoria Addison
Department: Library, Archival and Information Studies
The Issue of Avoidance: Information Avoidance in the Context of Personal Health Concerns

Friday, 28 April 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Antoine Blanc
Department: Chemistry
Synthesis on the Solid Phase of a Bioactive Tryptathionine Octreotate

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 9:00am - Multipurpose Room (#2012), Ponderosa Commons Oak House,6445 University Blvd

Kapil Dev Regmi
Department: Educational Studies
Lifelong Learning in Least Developed Countries: The Case of Nepal

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 9:00am - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Dan Gabriel Bock
Department: Botany
The Genetics of Contemporary Evolution in an Invasive Perennial Sunflower

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Man Shun Ma
Department: Mathematics
Geometric Properties of the Space of Lagrangian Self-Shrinking Tori in R4

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Thomas Wiens
Department: Psychology
The Bright and Dark Sides of Personality, Job Performance, and Imbalanced Leadership In Managers

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 3:00pm - Room 418, MacLeod Building, 2356 Main Mall V6T 1Z4

Emanuel Serban
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Advanced Control Functionalities for Photovoltaic and Energy Storage Converters

Monday, 1 May 2017 - 4:00pm - Room 5505 ,Fred Kaiser Building,2332 Main Mall V6T 1Z4

AJung Moon
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Negotiating with Robots: Meshing Plans and Resolving Conflicts in Human-Robot Collaboration

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Ashley Victoria Whillans
Department: Psychology
Exchanging Cents for Seconds: The Happiness Benefits of Choosing Time Over Money

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Syed Benazir Alam
Department: Plant Science
Study of the Role of Coat Protein in Assembly and Disassembly of Cucumber Necrosis Virus

Friday, 5 May 2017 - 9:00am - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Christa Klein-Bosgoed
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Using Pathogen Inactivation Treatment to Study the Stability of Platelet Messenger RNA

Monday, 8 May 2017 - 3:00pm - Room 418,MacLeod Building,2232 Main Mall

Naveen Mysore Balasubramanya
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Enhancements to the Long Term Evolution (LTE) Standard for Facilitating the Internet of Things (IoT)

Monday, 8 May 2017 - 4:00pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Alexander Ferguson
Department: Theatre and Film
Scenographic Encounters: Using Cognitive Theories to Explore Audience Embodiment of Performance Spaces

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Dimitrios Roxanas
Department: Mathematics
Long-Time Dynamics for the Energy-Critical Harmonic Map Heat Flow and Nonlinear Heat Equation

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - 1:30pm - Room 3113 , Child and Family Research Institute ,950 W. 28th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

Jianfang Zhao
Department: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The Roles of Betacellulin in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Migration and Proliferation

Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Narges Hadjesfandiari
Department: Chemistry
Improving Platelet Storage Bags: Antifouling Polymer Coatings, Antimicrobial Peptides and Surface Topography

Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 4:00pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Md. Enamul Hoque Prince
Department: Computer Science
Visual Text Analytics for Online Conversations

Friday, 12 May 2017 - 9:00am - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Rui Zhai
Department: Forestry
Can we Enhance Cellulose Hydrolysis by Minimizing Enzyme Inhibition Resulting from Pretreatment-Derived Inhibitors?

Monday, 15 May 2017 - 9:00am - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Gerwin Damberg
Department: Computer Science
Computational Projection Display: Towards Efficient High Brightness Projection in Cinema

Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 9:00am - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Nicholas Mitchell Hein
Department: Chemistry
The Synthesis and Reactivity of Low-Coordinate Enamido-Phosphinimine Iron Complexes

Friday, 19 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Ye Qiu
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Modulation and Roles of Stress-Responsive Proteins in Coxsackievirus Infection

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 9:00am - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Maggie Juan Li
Department: Allard School of Law
Legal Culture of Migrant Construction Workers in China

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 9:00am - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Salma Falah Toosi
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Superhydrophobic Polymeric Surfaces: Fabrication, Wettability, and Antibacterial Activity

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Hamid Mohamadi
Department: Bioinformatics
Parallel Algorithms and Software Tools for High-Throughput Sequencing Data

Thursday, 25 May 2017 - 9:00am - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Laith Furatian
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
The Use of 185 nm Radiation for Drinking Water Treatment: Influence of Major Solutes and Temperature on the Degradation of Trace Organic Contaminants

Thursday, 25 May 2017 - 9:00am - Dorothy Lam Boardroom,BC Cancer Research Centre,675 West 10th Avenue

Anja Mottok
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Characterization of Genomic Alterations in CIITA and Their Functional and Clinical Implications in Malignant Lymphomas

Thursday, 25 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Jennifer Lynn Dengate
Department: Sociology
A Year "Off": How Mothers Challenge and Conform to Gender on Maternity Leave

Thursday, 25 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Steffen James Cruz
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Single Particle Structure of Exotic Strontium Isotopes

Friday, 26 May 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Matthew Daniel Regan
Department: Zoology
The Hypoxic Metabolic Response: How Time and PO2 Shape the Way Fishes Combine Aerobic, Anaerobic and Depressed Metabolism in Hypoxic Environments

Monday, 5 June 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Yitian Liang
Department: Sauder School of Business
Economic Design in the Virtual World: The Fee Structure and Sales Mechanism in the Player-to-Player Trading Market in Online Video Games

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Rajiv Kumar
Department: Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Enabling Large-Scale Seismic Data Acquisition, Processing and Waveform-Inversion via Rank-Minimization

Monday, 12 June 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Justin Alger
Department: Political Science
The Political Economy of Marine Conservation

Friday, 16 June 2017 - 9:00am - Room 202, Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Samad Kardan
Department: Computer Science
A Data Mining Approach for Adding Adaptive Interventions to Exploratory Learning Environments

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 - 4:00pm - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Jasmine Rachael Johnston
Department: English
Telling Animals: A Histology of Dene Textualized Orature

Friday, 23 June 2017 - 12:30pm - Room 207,Anthropology and Sociology Building ,6303 North West Marine Drive

Jennifer Coyle Selgrath
Department: Zoology
Quantifying the Development of Small-Scale Fisheries on Coral Reefs, and Their Impact on Habitats