Schulich school of Medicine and Dentistry logo Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

Celebrating our achievements

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Congratulations to Andrew Deweyert, MSc Candidate, who won the Altmann Research Award, Master Biological Research, and the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Research Day.

Lauren Allen, PhD Candidate, won the Altmann Research Award, PhD, at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Research Day.

Congratulations to Tariq Zaman, Postdoctoral Fellow, on winning the Postdoctoral Research Award and the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Research Day.

Kelly Baines, MSc Candidate, won the Oral Presentation Award at the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Research Day.

Congratulations to Tyler Beveridge, PhD Candidate, on having her paper entitled "Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection: Anatomical and Technical Considerations from a Cadaveric Study" published in The Journal of Urology.

Yewei Jiang, PhD Candidate, recently had a paper entitled, "Polyglutamine Toxicity in Yeast Uncovers Phenotypic Variations Between Different Fluorescent Protein Fusions" published in Traffic.

Microbiology and Immunology

Congratulations to Colin Venner, PhD Candidate, for having his publication entitled, "Infecting HIV-1 Subtype Predicts Disease Progression in Women of Sub-Saharan Africa" published in EBioMedicine. It has also been featured in Western News and on Western University's homepage, receiving a great deal of media attention.

Brennan Dirk, PhD Candidate, recently had a publication entitled, "Where in the Cell are You? Probing HIV-1 Host Interactions Through Advanced Imaging Techniques" in Viruses.

Rajiv Jain, PhD Candidate, recently had his publication "Simple and Efficient Production of Mouse Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein for Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Studies" in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE)

Congratulations to Carolina Batista, PhD Candidate, for winning a $1,000 travel grant from the Centre for Translational Research to attend the 2016 Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) symposium.

Neuroscience

Congratulations to Kai Wang, MSc Candidate, for successfully defending her Master's thesis entitled "A Rat Model of Cognitive Bias and the Effect of Acute Corticosterone" under the supervision of Drs. Martin Kavaliers and Peter Ossenkopp.

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine / Pathologists' Assistant

Julie Wallis, MClSc-Pathologists' Assistant Candidate, received the Ontario Association of Pathologists Poster Award for her poster entitled, "Quality Management for the Autopsy Service - London Health Sciences Centre".