Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Signaling

The Biophysics of Volvox

protist, algae, hydrodynamic interaction, phototaxis, embryo inversion

Robinson Libman, Meryem Louni, Ryan McGibbon, Ali Najjar

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

An Investigation of the Physical Properties of Gonium

Flagellar motion, phototaxis, colonies, eyespot optics, helical propulsion, protist

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

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 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

Life-Sustaining Processes of the Diatom

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

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

Aquatic Fungi: An Exploration of Adaptations in Chemical Processes

Aquatic fungi, hyphae, chemotaxis, pheromones, decomposition, biochemistry, bioremediation

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

Mathematical Modeling of Marine Suction Cups

Suction cups, mathematical modelling, elasticity, geometry, biomimicry

Juan Manuel Rocha Angel, Mika Chang, Emily Martin, Tokiniaina Raharison

Speed, Sense, and Strike: The Biochemistry of Tentacles and their Chemical Interactions with the Environment

Tentacles, muscle tissue, suction, regeneration, sensing, signal propagation

Yousif Al Shajlawi, Henry Bain, Charles Barakett, Julianna Bede

A Biochemical and Cellular Analysis of Auto Regenerative, Venomous, and Hormonally Influenced Tails

Tails, Regeneration, Venom/Toxin, Hormones, Adaptation, Genes/Gene Expression, Immunity

Moriah Campbell, Martin Pone, Clementine Ruiz

A Chemical Review of Animal Tongue Functions

Tongue, Chemical Cues/Chemosensors, Adhesion, Hunt, Taste Discrimination, Mucin, Evolution

Shunyuan Xiao, Marc Srour, Sophie Allard