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2024-04-09
The ataxin-2 gene (ATXN2) encodes a ribonucleic acid (RNA) binding protein involved in messenger RNA translation and regulation. Large polyglutamine (CAG) expansions or repeat regions in ATXN2 are…
2024-04-08
This thesis explores two variations of signed graphs. For the first variation we study nowhere-zero flows. Here we develop algorithms for computing the circular flow number in cubic graphs and we…
2024-02-14
Molecular tools have transformed management of genetically diverse species such as Pacific salmon and their mixed-stock fisheries. Here, I applied a new Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms panel to…
2024-01-29
Anxiety reigns on Canadian campuses, placing university administrators under great pressure to provide resources to support student mental health. Considering this, universities are mobilizing mental…
2024-03-18
P-glycoptotein (P-gp), an active transmembrane exporter, transports various substances across cell membranes, sharing a similar set of substrates with other transporters in a coordinated system that…
2023-12-15
Articulated Love surveys the articulations of romantic love and neoliberalism within popular culture from the U.S.A., Canada, and the U.K. [1973-2023]. In the last fifty years, neoliberalism has…
2024-03-04
This paper explores key aspects of enhancing local coastal management in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico. I begin with an examination of the current state of the local coastal environment…
2024-04-23
From 1965 to 2020, the National Science Foundation constituted the single largest funding source for political science research. As such, the NSF played a central role in defining the cutting-edge of…
2023-03-29
This thesis aims to develop an autonomous warehouse mobile robot to help automate the assembly process at Vaderstad. There are two main contributions to this work. First, since the robot's…
2023-01-17
Author: Abdi, Behzad
Drowsiness is a state of impaired awareness or decreased consciousness related to a desire or inclination to sleep and difficulty in remaining alert [1]. It is considered one of the leading causes of…
2023-04-24
Nanoscale particles open a realm of possibilities for applications based on the physical and chemical properties of these advanced materials. In this work, techniques were developed to functionalize…
2024-01-25
Stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans, are blood-feeding ectoparasitic pests of cattle. I studied mechanisms that underlie oviposition and host foraging behaviour of stable flies and investigated whether…
2024-01-19
Numerous studies have demonstrated that the transition from primary to secondary school can be difficult for students (e.g., Benner et al., 2017). For example, many students are challenged by…
2024-01-25
Author: Kwan, Kalvin
Over 50% of cancer diagnoses can be attributed to p53 malfunction. p53 incorporates a structural Zn2+ site that is required for proper protein folding and function, and in many cases point mutations…
2024-02-07
Addressing climate change has become a prominent focus, leading to the implementation of regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by fossil fuel vehicles. While the polymer electrolyte…
2024-02-13
Open relationships are a common form of consensual non-monogamy wherein partners consent to extra-dyadic sex with the expectation that outside experiences do not encroach upon the dyadic relationship…
2024-03-04
This thesis examines two of the first cooperative housing developments built in Vancouver, British Columbia since a resurgence of development began in 2012. This case study sought to understand what…
2024-02-05
Over half of the food produced in Canada is lost or wasted leading to negative environmental impacts and rising levels of food insecurity. The circular food economy (CFE) has been proposed by…
2024-02-12
In 2022, Canada opened its doors to 91,760 refugees who sought asylum upon their arrival. Kinbrace Community Society offers temporary housing for refugee claimants during their first three to six…
2024-03-07
Using a sample of 762 sexual homicide cases from the Sexual Homicide International Database (SHIeLD), the current study examines the crime-commission process of the pre-crime, crime, and post-crime…