Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Chemistry

Formidable Foraminifera, Facing Unfavorable Conditions: A Chemical Analysis

Calcification, marine symbiosis, kleptoplasty, survival mechanisms or adaptations, bacterial and fungal farming, denitrification, metabolism

Emma Bussières, Carolyn Denton, Reno Thompson, Rachel Jiang

Deciphering Daphnia Dynamics: A Mathematical Odyssey into Aquatic Ecosystems

Trophic interactions or food web, parthenogenesis, game theory, movement and migration, phenotypic plasticity, predator-prey

Eva Otell, Iris Sun, Marwan Sobh, Xinying Wang, Rémi Ouellette

Daphnia’s Chemical Interactions: Varying Conditions Require Varying Responses

Predator-prey, environmental stressors, bioindicator, adaptation, bioremediation, kairomone, diel vertical migration

Eva Otell, Iris Sun, Marwan Sobh, Rémi Ouellete, Xinying Wang

Shaping Success: A Mathematical Exploration of Cyanobacteria across Scales

Allometric Power Functions, Bacterial growth, geometrical models, persistence length, semi-flexible, colony, polyhedral

Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Maria Delgopiatof, Valerie Syme

The Biochemical Nature of Cyanobacteria

Nitrogen fixation, oxidative stress, bacteria, homeostasis, DNA repair, defense mechanism, carbon dioxide capture

Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Maria Delgopiatof, Valerie Syme

Copepods Through the Lens of Chemistry

Pigmentation, symbiotic, chemoreception, bioluminescence, crustacean, toxin

Johanna Turton, Melodi Rousset, Philippe Mercier, Tanjin Sultana

The Physical Adaptations Underlying the Tardigrade’s Resistance to Extreme Environmental Conditions 

Tardigrades, microorganism anatomy, mechanical strength, protein function, thermoresistance

Luccia Jabbour, Eden Karp-Foster, Jeremy Lachance, Wadi Zahka

Coral Polyps and the Chemical Symphony of Survival

Coral polyps, biomineralization, crystals, calcification, symbiotic relationships, cellular respiration, coral bleaching

Michael Beyrouthy, Cris Izzi, Claudio Petroni, Alex Tsiskakis

The Metabolism and Movement of Dinoflagellate from a Chemical Perspective

Dinoflagellates, toxins, photosynthesis, bioluminescence, sensing, metabolism

Thalia Azadian, Arda Barlas, Sophia Chen, Simon Girard

Mathematical Analysis of Amoebas

motility, crystal, optimization, maze-solving, swarm, oxidation

Hailey Jukes, Adele Omichinski, Nicholas Da-Costa-Bastidas, Gil Qin

Mechanics and Optics of Cyanobacteria: How to Survive over Billions of Years

Survival mechanisms, photosynthesis, buoyancy regulation, light-sensing or phototaxis, bacteria, gliding motility, biofilm

Maria Delgopiatof, Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Valerie Syme

The Chemistry of Unicellular Green Algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)

Unicellular green algae, photosynthesis, Cellular respiration, biofuel, signaling, flagella

Ai-Lan Ji-Eun Nguyen, Tesnim Obey, Anders Schwarz, Jackson Yu