Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Predation

Analysis of the Survival Mechanisms of Hydra

Survival mechanisms, photoreception, nematocyst, photobehaviour, surface attachment and detachment, spring-like behaviour and responses

Jessica Coulson, Magnus Duffy, Ruolin Hu, Shilong Zheng

Mathematical Marvels of Foraminifera

Adaptation, pore patterns, symbiosis in microeukaryotes, calcification and acidification, shell growth/development, morphogenesis, symbiosis

Emma Bussières, Carolyn Denton, Reno Thompson, Xiao (Rachel) Jiang

The Physics of Foraminifera

Environmental pressure, reproductive strategy, vertical migration, strength rigidity and elasticity, pseudopodia, tests or shell geometry, openings

Carolyn Denton, Emma Bussiéres, Rachel Jiang, Reno Thompson

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

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

The Metabolism and Movement of Dinoflagellate from a Chemical Perspective

Dinoflagellates, toxins, photosynthesis, bioluminescence, sensing, metabolism

Thalia Azadian, Arda Barlas, Sophia Chen, Simon Girard

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

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

Frustules: Design solutions in Diatoms

Diatoms, frustules, elasticity, light properties, buoyancy

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

Exploring Aquatic Fungi Through Mathematical Tools

Aquatic fungi, mathematical models, population modeling, decomposition, bioremediation

Izabela Junqueira Magalhaes, Kristina Kerkelova, Ruizhi Liu, Yasmine Sadr Kaufmann

Chemical Analysis of Amoebae

Amoeba, Chemotaxis, Phagocytosis, Signaling Molecule, Osmoregulation, Movement

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