PhD in Biological Sciences – Christopher CarterChristopher Carter will present his thesis defence on Monday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m. in H313. The title of his thesis is “Identification of novel retinoid receptors and their roles in vertebrate and invertebrate nervous systems.” Examining committee members are Michael Plyley, chair; Martin Petkovich, Queen’s University, external examiner; Gaynor Spencer and Robert Carlone, supervisors; David Gabriel, internal examiner; A. Joffre Mercier and Jeffrey Stuart, committee members. All are welcome to attend.PhD in Psychology – Marie GoodMarie Good will present her thesis defence on Friday, July 29 at 2 p.m. in Plaza 600F. The title of her thesis is “Exploring the Development and Psychosocial Correlates of Spirituality/Religiosity across Adolescence.” Examining committee members are Michael Plyley, chair; Michael Pratt, Wilfrid Laurier University, external examiner; Teena Willoughby, supervisor; Donato Tarulli, internal examiner; Linda Rose-Krasnor and Tanya Martini, committee members. All are welcome to attend.MSc in Kinesiology – Daniel CateriniDaniel Caterini will defend his thesis “The influence of Length Change Speed and Direction on Dynamic Function Potentiation in Fast Mouse Muscle” on July 18 at 1 p.m. in WC204B. Supervisors: Rene Vanderboom; advisory committee: Brian Roy and Philip Sullivan; external examiner: Robert Grange, Virginia Tech; chair: Dr Sandra Peters. (Teleconference)MA Physical Health and Education – Lindsay ClineLindsay Cline will defend her thesis on Wednesday, Aug. 3 in WC204B at 10 a.m. Title: “The Moderating Effects of Appearance Commentary on the Relationship between Weight Status and Physical Activity Participation in Female College Students.” Supervisor: Kimberley Gammage;advisory committee: Panagiota Klentrou and Philip Sullivan; external examiner: Krista Chandler, University of Windsor; chair: David Gabriel.