H.Y. Kitty Cheung
Environmental & Life Sciences Graduate Studies Program
E-mail: kittyhycheung@gmail.com

Education:
Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
PhD Candidate in the Environmental & Life Science Graduate Studies Program (expected: September 2015)
Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science, Honours (June 2009)

Conference Presentations and Published Abstracts:

Doyle, C.E., Cheung, H.Y.K. & Saville, B.J. (2013) The completion of meiosis in Ustilago maydis is controlled by an Ndt80 ortholog. The 27th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar. Asilomar, USA.

Cheung, H.Y.K. & Saville, B.J. (2012) Functional investigation of an Ustilago maydis zinc finger protein. Great Lakes - St Lawrence Spring Workshop in Mycology. London, Canada.

Cheung, H.Y.K. & Saville, B.J. (2011) The effect of Upe expression on Ustilago maydis pathogenic development. The 83rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Phytopathological Society. Halifax, Canada.

Cheung, H.Y.K. & Saville, B.J. (2010) Characterization of a putative Ustilago maydis pathogenesis gene, Upe.  The 101st Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society. Charlotte, USA.

Morrison, E.N., Donaldson, M.E., Doyle, C.E., Cheung, H.Y.K., Emery, R.J.N. & Saville, B.J. (2009) Smut interactions with the host plant: Phytohormones, meiosis and stabilized mRNA. XIV International Congress on Molecular Plant - Microbe Interaction. Quebec City, Canada.

Cheung, H.Y.K. & Saville, B.J. (2009) Creation and characterization of Ustilago maydisUme6” deletion strains: Sex control in smut? Great Lakes - St Lawrence Spring Workshop in Mycology. Toronto, Canada.