Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Colonial Organisms (Ants, Bees)

A Taste of Trunks: Self-Cleaning Properties and Gustatory Responses of the Proboscis

Trunk, proboscis, hydrophobic properties, gustatory response, chemosensing, sensory organs

Han Ru Liu, Letizia Marello, Liam Sterne, Kori Zhang

Mathematical Modeling of Animal Tongues

Tongues, Mathematical Modeling, Elastic Strain-Energy, Capillary Siphon, Biomechanics, Algorithm, Fluid Dynamics

Shunyuan Xiao, Marc Srour, Sophie Allard

Patterns and Networks in Animal Colonies

Colonial organisms, anthills, pattern recognition, coral reefs, mole rats, ecosystems, geometry

Berine Wehbeh, Sara Fraser, Yuheng Liu, Adi Orlov

Sensory Cascades and Pathways – Natural and Artificial Neural Networks

Artificial neural networks, machine learning, sensing, cognition, brains

Yaman Al Janaideh, David Bettan, Kaitlyn Cribb, Vanessa Piché

Mathematical Framework for Animal Foraging Patterns and Forager Population Dynamics

Foraging patterns, Levy processes, marginal value theorem, population dynamics, stochastic models

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

Bioadhesives for Animal Construction in Nature: A Collection of Case Studies

Bioadhesives, spider webs, insect nests, silk, adhesion mechanisms

Yuheng Liu, Berine Wehbeh, Sara Fraser, Adi Orlov

Master of Camouflage: Chemical Deception in Insect and Plant Species

Camouflage, mimicry, biosynthesis, bioluminescence, parasitism, pollination

Christopher Coluni, John Eric Hamilton, Olivia Lopardo, Olivier Morin

Courtship and Mating: The Chemistry of Pheromones and Their Evolutionary Function

Courtship, mating, pheromones, biosynthesis, sensing, agriculture

Liam Fetherstonhaugh, Joseph Grotsky, Chloe Jacquet, Samuel Nidelli

Trends Between Senescence, Longevity, and Internal Biological Properties in Living Organisms 

Senescence, longevity, ageing, metabolism, deterioration, lifespan

Alex Butler, Sophie McLean, Alexandru Toma, Kevin Xu

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

Chemical Warfare in Toxin Producing Organisms

Toxins and Venoms, Coexistence and Coevolution, Population Dynamics, Resistance, Allelopathy, Competition

Emma Wong, Tri Vinh Truong, Quinten Bennett, Steven Xu

Use of Chemosensors in Foraging Animals

Chemosensors and Chemical Communication, Foraging, Olfaction, Pheromones

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