Thesis Defense – PhD – PLNT


The University of British Columbia – Faculty of Land and Food Systems
 announces The Thesis Defense For the Degree of Ph.D. (PLNT)

 On Wednesday, March 25, 2015; at 9:00 am in Room 203, Graduate Student Centre


Jun-Hyung TAK

THESIS TITLE: “A Study on Insecticidal Synergy of Plant Essential Oil Constituents against Trichoplusia ni””

Dr. Timothy Green (Human Nutrition)

Supervisory Committee:
Dr. Murray B. Isman, Research Supervisor (Plant Science)
Dr. Eduardo Jovel, Research Co-Supervisor (Plant Science)
Dr. Saber Miresmailli (Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc.)
University Examiners:
Dr. Allan Carroll (Forestry)
Dr. Thomas Chang (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Everyone welcome!

LFS Research Cafe – April 1, Dan Weary


The next LFS Research Café will be held on Wednesday, April 1st!  Join us as Professor Dan Weary of our Animal Welfare program presents on “Providing a Good Life for Lab Animals.”  Tickets are $10 and include a soup and sandwich buffet.The LFS Grad Office has donated tickets for the next 10 graduate students who sign up for the LFS Research Café.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
St. John’s College, Dining Hall (2111 Lower Mall)
RSVP required:

Sign up as of Monday, March 23 at 2:15 pm:

Beth Ventura (AABI)
Joao Henrique Cardoso Costa (AABI)
Theresa Schroder (HUNU)
Xu Lu (MFS)
Hanna Eriksson (AABI)
Alejandra Wiedeman (HUNU)
Kathrin Schirmann (AABI)
Heather Neave (AABI)
Julia Lomb (AABI)
Jingjing Zhao (MFS)

Because the response was so great this morning, I’m going to make available another 5 free tickets to bring the total number of LFS Grad Office sponsored tickets to 15.  Act FAST to get one of the last five.


Thesis Defense – MSc – ISLFS – REVISED TIME


The University of British Columbia – Faculty of Land and Food Systems
announces The Oral Examination For the Degree of



Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
9:00 am (revised time)
MacMillan Bldg, Room 350


THESIS TITLE: Methods to assess current food self-reliance status and model future food self-reliance capacity of Southwest British Columbia, Canada

Supervisory Committee

Dr. S. Smukler (Supervisor)
Dr. K. Mullinix (Co-supervisor)
Dr. P. Krishnan (Committee member)
Dr. H. Wittman (Committee member)

Examining Committee

Dr. A. Riseman (Chair)
Dr. S. Smukler (Supervisor)
Dr. K. Mullinix (Co-supervisor)
Dr. H. Wittman (Committee member)
Dr. A. Bomke (External)

Everyone welcome!