January 2014

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    Front and Centre

    Sarah Svenningsen, PhD Candidate, Department of Medical Biophysics recently had work featured on the cover of the journal, Thorax.

  • decorative imageGrace Parraga
    Parraga graduated with her MSc, in 1986 from the Department of Biochemistry. From there, she completed her PhD at the University of Washington and a postdoctoral position at the Biozentrum at the University of Basel. What followed was a career path some might view as unorthodox.

  • decorative imageA Series of Fortunate Events - Morgan Black
    As Morgan Black walked through the auditorium of the UCC on Graduate Studies Preview Day she wasn’t sure what steps she would be taking next with her studies. A risk-taker by nature, who always welcomed new opportunities, she was determined to keep an open mind while she perused the many booths.

  • decorative imageBorn to Research
    You could say that Don Spratt, PhD, postdoctoral fellow at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry was born into higher education. He came into this world as his parents were pursuing their own graduate degrees.

  • decorative imageDean Betts, PhD - Discovering a Passion
    Witnessing the unveiling of a scientific breakthrough first-hand is inspirational for anyone. For Dean Betts, PhD, associate professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, witnessing the unveiling of Dolly, the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell stirred a curiosity and passion within him, and was a career-motivating experience.

  • Message from Andrew Watson
    Greetings everyone and happy new year. Welcome to the inaugural edition of the new graduate and postdoctoral studies newsletter, Current Affairs.

  • Message from Dr. Doug Jones, vice dean, Basic Medical Sciences
    Welcome to the inaugural issue of the newly redesigned graduate and postdoctoral studies newsletter, Current Affairs.

  • A message from Kelly Gutpell, PhD Candidate, and Chair, Graduate Student Representatives
    First and foremost, I’d like to wish you all a happy new year. I hope everyone had a wonderful winter break and is now settling in to the new term. I am the Chair of the Graduate Student Representatives at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and would like to take this time to share some of the exciting things in store for 2014.