Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Chemotaxis

The Biophysics of Volvox

protist, algae, hydrodynamic interaction, phototaxis, embryo inversion

Robinson Libman, Meryem Louni, Ryan McGibbon, Ali Najjar

An Investigation into the Chemical Properties of Gonium

Photocycles, growth regulation, depolluting enzymes, biodegradation, multicellularity evolution, protist

Andrew D’Argenio, Breanna D’Ettorre, Lucas Elliott, Joseph Gad

Underwater Chemists; Discussion of Design Solutions in Tintinnid Ciliates

Tintinnids, digestion, reproduction, navigation, bioindicators, biochemical pathways

Alexa Bailey, Lou Cubberly, Margaux-Blondin Routhier, Niall Slack-Watkins

A Physical Analysis of Magnetotactic Bacteria: Nature’s Microscopic Compass as a Solution to a Motile Biotope

Magnetotactic bacteria, phototaxis, aerotaxis, sensing, fluid dynamics, swimming

Alex Gagnon, Catriona Kirk, Jason Li, Sofian Martinais

An Overview of Chemical Communications in Interspecies Mutualism Relationships

Mutualism, Predator-Prey, Pheromones, Insects, Chemical Communication, Parasitic/Parasitoid

Dorothy Ma, Beth Cushnie, Anh Ngo, Tanoulu Li

Use of Chemosensors in Foraging Animals

Chemosensors and Chemical Communication, Foraging, Olfaction, Pheromones

Ella Gadoury, Emma Lee, Floriane Baudin, Tian Rui Wang