Celebrating our Achievements

Microbiology and Immunology

Congratulations to Julie Kaiser, PhD Candidate, who is the recipient of the 2016 John A. Thomas award. Julie was recognized by the graduate studies committee for her strong publication record, her earning of provincial and national scholarships, including our own RGE Murray award, and her many contributions to the life of the Graduate Program in Microbiology & Immunology.

Congratulations to Carolina R. Batista, PhD candidate, for having her paper “PU.1 regulates Ig light chain transcription and rearrangement in pre-B cells during B cell development” published in Journal of Immunology.

Congratulations to Peter Szabo, PhD candidate for having his paper “Invariant NKT cells are pathogenic in the HLA-DR4-transgenic humanized mouse model of toxic shock syndrome and can be targeted to reduce morbidity” published in the Journal of Infectious Disease.

Molecular Imaging

Congratulations to Ashley Makela, PhD Candidate, for having her paper Quantifying tumor associated macrophages in breast cancer: a comparison of iron and fluorine-based MRI cell tracking” published in the Scientific Reports Journal

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Congratulations to Ashley Schormans, PhD Candidate, for having her paper “Audiovisual Temporal Processing and Synchrony Perception in the Rat” published.

Congratulations to Saqgar Desai, PhD Candidate, for having their paper “Combination of behaviorally sub-effective doses of glutamate NMDA and dopamine D1 receptor antagonists impairs executive function” published in the Journal of Behavioural Brain Research.

Congratulations to Kelly Baines, Masters Candidate, for having her paper “Transcription Factors That Regulate Trophoblast Development and Function” published in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science Journal.