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Celebrating our achievements

Publications

Congratulations to Stephen Li, PhD Candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, for having his study entitled “Nfkb1 activation by the ETS transcription factors PU.1 and Spi-B promotes toll-like receptor-mediated splenic B cell proliferation” published in Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Congratulations to Ola Ismail, PhD Candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, for having her study entitled “Kidney injury molecule-1 protects against Galpha12 activation and tissue damage in renal ischemia-reperfusion injury” published in the American Journal of Pathology.

Congratulations to Heba Alnaseri, PhD Candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, for having her study entitled “Inducible expression of a resistance-nodulation-division-type efflux pump in Staphylococcus aureus provides resistance to linoleic and arachidonic acids” published in the Journal of Bacteriology.

Congratulations to Shawna Kim, PhD Candidate in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, for having her study entitled “Regulation of matrix remodelling phenotype in gingival fibroblasts by substratum topography” published in the Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine.

Congratulations to Amee Hall, PhD Candidate in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, for having her study entitled “High-field fMRI reveals tonotopically-organized and core auditory cortex in the cat” published in Hearing Research.

2015 Canadian Student Health Research Forum

The following graduate trainees have been asked to represent Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Western University at the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) at the University of Manitoba. Held annually, CSHRF provides a venue for health research trainees from across Canada to present their work, to network with their peers from across the county, and to be recognized for the excellence of their contributions.

- Amy Burke, Department of Biochemistry
- Christian Burton, Department of Medical Biophysics
- Hinissan Kohio, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
- James Kryklywy, Department of Neuroscience
- Matthew Lowerison, Department of Medical Biophysics
- Adam Paish, Department of Medical Biophysics
- Michael Pest, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
- Anusha Ratneswaran, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
- Jessica Tong, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
- Joseph Zeppa, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

CIHR-NSERC Collaborative Health Research Program grants

Congratulations to Savita Dhanvantari, Keith St. Lawrence, and Chris Ellis, researchers from the Department of Medical Biophysics, who have each received a three-year CIHR-NSERC Collaborative Health Research Program grant. This is the first time Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has received three grants.

CIHR-NSERC Collaborative Health Research Program grant recipients