Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Evolution

Art in Symmetry: Mathematical Models that Dictate Radiolarian Structures

Voronoi tessellations, protist, biomineralization, symmetry, Geodesic sphere, tomography, symmetry

Vicky Barré, Liora Benzecry, Rhiannon Butler, Valerie Hung

A Chemical Analysis of Hydra

Regeneration mechanisms, neurotoxins, innate immunity, morphogenesis, antimicrobial peptides, toll-like receptors or bacterial recognition

Jessica Coulson, Magnus Duffy, Ruolin Hu, Shilong Zheng

An Investigation into the Mathematical Modeling of the Properties of Gonium

Pyrolysis biofuel, formal language theory/computational linguistics, flagellar fluid dynamics, phototaxis, Thermogravimetric analysis, growth modelling

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

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

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

Phenotypic Adaptation of Daphnia Throughout Evolution

compound eye, swimming, adaptation, defense mechanisms, Stokes' law

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

Copepods Through the Lens of Chemistry

Pigmentation, symbiotic, chemoreception, bioluminescence, crustacean, toxin

Johanna Turton, Melodi Rousset, Philippe Mercier, Tanjin Sultana

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

Discussion of Nature’s Design Solutions in Tintinnids: Masters of Microzooplankton Survival

Tintinnids, plankton, geometry, buoyancy, swimming, aquatic ecosystems

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

The Biochemical Features of Tardigrades and Their Roles in Maintaining Cellular Functional Integrity

Tardigrades, cryptobiosis, reactive oxygen species, DNA repair mechanisms, biochemistry, antioxidants

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

Life-Sustaining Processes of the Diatom

Diatoms, life cycles, biomineralization, reproduction, reactive oxygen species, biochemistry

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay

Frustules: Design solutions in Diatoms

Diatoms, frustules, elasticity, light properties, buoyancy

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay