Join us tomorrow at 1:00 PM for the 2018 UBC 3MT Semi-Finals!

After several weeks of 3MT heats, the 2018 3MT semi-finalists have been decided. Tomorrow, March 13, join us in the Thea Koerner Ballroom, 6173 Crescent Road, to watch our semi-finalists compete to see who will go on to the 2018 finals on Thursday.

In the order of their presentations, our semi-finalists are:

Semi-final 1, 1:00 – 2:30 PM

  1. Fabian Garces, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, HOPE. LIGHT. SIGHT., Dr. Robert Molday
  2. Rajat Jain, MASc in Civil Engineering, Providing high quality potable water to Indigenous communities in Canada, Prof. Pierre Bérubé
  3. Emma Graham, MSc in Bioinformatics, Precision Medicine for the Diagnosis of Rare Diseases, Dr. Sara Mostafavi
  4. James Roberts, MASc in Civil Engineering, The feasibility of primary microscreening and algae photobioreactors for small-scale passive wastewater treatment and reuse in urban areas , Dr. Ryan Ziels
  5. Ninadh D’Costa, PhD in Experimental Medicine, Inhibition of ABCB-1 can revert sunitinib resistance in metastatic renal cell carcinoma, Dr. Alan I. So
  6. Andrew Robertson, PhD In Physics, Enabling Targeted Alpha Therapy for Treatment of Advanced Cancers, Drs. Paul Schaffer and Vesna Sossi
  7. Anna Smith, MSc in Forestry, The smell of fear: The influence of heavy metals on juvenile coho olfaction and behavior, Dr. Scott Hinch
  8. Haley Williams, MSc in Geography, When the Glaciers are Gone: Lessons Learned from Taan Fjord, Dr. Michele Koppes
  9. Sumreen Javed, PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Targeting tumor “feet” to stop its spread, Dr. Karla Williams
  10. Ricky Hu, MASc in Biomedical Engineering, Measuring Stiffness to Detect Illness, Dr. Robert Rohling
  11. Ethan Berman, MSc in Forestry, Exploring the Relationship Between Snow Cover and Grizzly Bear Behavior, Dr. Nicholas Coops

Semi-final 2, 3:00 – 4:30

  1. Evan Warner, MSc in Genome Science and Technology, Shakespeare’s Cure for Cancer, Dr. Alex Wyatt
  2. Brian Hayes, MSc in Kinesiology, How does spinal cord injury impact the intrinsic function of the heart?, Dr. Christopher R. West
  3. Pranav Shrestha, MASc in Mechanical Engineering, Injecting into skin through microneedles, Dr. Boris Stoeber
  4. Khalid Saad El Din, MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Increasing Rates of Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer, Dr. Mary De Vera
  5. Andrea Johnson, PhD in Social Work, Cancer as Interruption: Exploring the posttreatment experiences of adolescents, Dr. Grant Charles
  6. Michelle Kwon, PhD in Cellular and Physiological Sciences, The hormone leptin controls blood sugar levels, Dr. Timothy Kieffer
  7. Saori Ogura, PhD in Forestry, Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge for Climate Change Adaptation, Dr. Janette Bulkan
  8. Christopher Mann, MSc in Astronomy & Astrophysics, Searching for a Middle Sized Black Hole, Dr. Harvey Richer
  9. Zoltan Mityok, MSc in Forestry, The Stories of Elders: How Knowing the Past Can Save the Future, Dr. Nicholas Coops
  10. Mohamed Essa, PhD in Civil Engineering, Improving Safety of Signalized Intersections through Connected Vehicles, Dr. Tarek Sayed
  11. Else Bosman, PhD in Experimental Medicine, A Healthy Dose of Sunny D, Dr. Bruce Vallance

Four speakers from each semi-final round will progress to the 2018 3MT Finals on Thursday, March 15, at 12:30 PM, Jack Poole Halle, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre.

Register to become an audience member here: 3MT @UBC 2018 Finals Registration Form