CERC - Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada’s New Arctic Frontier

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Deo Onda

PhD Student

Contact information:
Université Laval,
Pavillon Alexandre-Vachon
1045, avenue de la Médecine
Local VCH-2064,
Quebec city, (Quebec) G1V 0A6 Canada

Phone: 418-656-2131 ext. 3198
Fax: 418-656-2339
Email :

Education:
Ph D. Marine Oceanography (2012 - Present)
Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Canada Excellence Research Chair in Remote Sensing of Canada’s New Arctic Frontier
Joint International Laboratory "Takuvik"
ULaval (Canada) - CNRS (France)
Dissertation topic: Taxonomic and functional diversity of Arctic chromist flagellates

MSc. in Marine Science (Marine Biotechnology) (2008 - 2011)
The Marine Institute, University of the Philipines
Thesis topic: Bacterial genetic diversity, localization and association with Pyrodinium bahamense var. compressum (Böhm) Steidinger, Tester & Taylor

BSc. - Biology (2004-2008)
University of the Philipines
Thesis topic: A comparison of mucus-associated bacterial communities in Acropora spp. in three sampling sites in the Palawan Islands

Research interests:
Application of molecular genetics/genomics approaches, transcriptomics and advanced techniques in confocal laser scanning microscopy to community structure analysis, host-symbiont interactions, phytoplankton dynamics and diversity studies, molecular ecology and cell biology.

Publications:
Azanza RV, VMD Vargas, K Shashank, MPV Azanza, DFL Onda and K Fukami. (Accepted). Culturable Algalytic Bacteria from Seaweed Epibionts. Journal of Environmental Science and Management.

Onda DFL, Benico G, Sulit A, Gaite PL, Azanza RV and  Lluisma AO. (In Review). Characterization of selected Philippine isolates of HAB-forming dinoflagellates based on genetic markers and confocal laser scanning microscopy. Journal of Environmental Science and Management.  

Onda DFL, Azanza RV and Lluisma AO. (In Review). Formation and viability of Pyrodinium bahamense var. compressum (Dinophyceae) pellicle cysts in vitro: temperature and nutrient effects . Botanica Marina.

Onda DFL, Lluisma AO and Azanza RV. (In Prep). Genetic diversity, localization and possible variation in the endocytic bacterial community in the vegetative cells of Pyrdodinium bahamense var. compressum (Dinophyceae) in vitro.

Onda DFL, Azanza RV and Lluisma AO. (In Prep.). Pyrodinium bahamense var. compressum pellicle cysts: structure, morphology and composition as revealed by confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM).