Dennis Venema, Ph.D.

Conference Presentations

Venema, D.R., Vanderploeg, J., and Wilson, L. (2008). Identification and characterization of loci required for frizzled-independent tissue patterning. 4th Annual Canadian Developmental Biology Conference. 

Klassen, K.K., Stringham, E., and Venema, D.R. (2008). Determining the correlation between structure and function for the Drosophila insulin receptor substrate chico. 4th Annual Canadian Developmental Biology Conference.

Lilly, R.J., and Venema, D.R. (2008). Cytoskeletal dynamics during wing development in Gliotactin mutant backgrounds. 4th Annual Canadian Developmental Biology Conference.  

Venema, D.R. (2007) Improving genetics education by killing the males: teaching with Drosophila made easy. National Association of Biology Teachers Professional Development Conference. Click here to view presentation.

Venema, D.R. (2007). Getting started in biology education research. BCBIO, May 2007.
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Naples, N. and Venema, D.R. (2005). A modifier screen for septate-junction interacting loci in sensitized Gliotactin backgrounds. Canadian Drosophila Research Conference 8: P22

Venema, D.R. and Auld, V.J. (2005). Dynamic rearrangement of the septate junction patterns the Drosophila wing independently of Frizzled. Canadian Drosophila Research Conference 8: T5

Venema, D.R. and Auld, V.J. (2005). Teaching an old junction new tricks: apical polarization of the septate junction patterns the Drosophila wing independently of Frizzled signaling. Society for Developmental Biology Annual Meeting 64: 106

Venema, D.R. and Auld, V.J. (2003). Gliotactin is necessary for septate junction-mediated planar cell polarity and adhesion in the Drosophila wing epithelium. Annual Drosophila Research Conference 44: 569B

Venema, D.R. and Auld, V.J. (2003). vulcan acts independently of discs-large and downstream of scribble during septate junction-mediated planar cell polarity in the developing wing epithelium. Annual Drosophila Research Conference 44: 568A

Venema, D.R. and Auld, V.J. (2001). Functional interaction between Gliotactin and components of septate junctions. Annual Drosophila Research Conference 42: 759C

Venema, D.R. and Auld, V.J. (1999). Analysis of hypomorphic Gliotactin mutations in D. melanogaster. Annual Drosophila Research Conference 40: 533A