Fostering young minds in the lab It's not just scientific research Zia Khan, PhD, is conducting in his lab. Stressing the importance of teaching graduate trainees the 'ropes' of research, he says he aims to produce 'super minion' scientists.
Turning personal experience into a bustling career Luz Saavedra Valdemar is passionate about creating accessible health care in her home country of Mexico. Through the Master of Public Health program she hopes to learn new approaches to combating barriers to care.
Beyond the Bench - November 2017 Winter break is quickly approaching and many people will soon be wrapping up their first semester studies. From conferences to lab outings, check out what your colleagues and graduate trainees have been up to this month.
Leaders in Innovation Dinner Photo Gallery V. Wee Yong, PhD, was honoured as the 2017 recipient of the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine at the Leaders in Innovation Dinner. Ann and Mitt Romney also joined as special guests to discuss Ann's battle with Multiple Sclerosis.
Polanyi Prize Recognizes Scholar’s Imaging Work Sarah Svenningsen, PhD, post-doctoral fellow at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and McMaster University, received the John Charles Polanyi Prize, for her work using medical imaging technology as a potential treatment tool for asthma.
Let's talk: Mental health resources Mental Health services are available on campus for those in need of assistance. Walk-in crisis support is also offered from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in Room 11 of the UCC Building.
In the News: Concussion Research Concussion research projects led by Drs. Douglas Fraser and Michael Strong, as well as Ravi Menon, PhD, and Kathryn Manning, PhD Candidate, were highlighted this month by The Globe and Mail and Neurology.
Why 3D lung imaging matters Grace Parraga, PhD, and her team at Robarts are featured in a video produced by the Canadian Lung Association. The video highlights their work in lung imaging and its significance for asthma and COPD patients.
Scientists take part in Reddit AMA Drs. Greg Gloor, Gregor Reid, Jeremy Burton and Jean Macklaim participated in a Science AMA (Ask Me Anything) Series following the publication of their “The Gut Microbiota of Healthy Aged Chinese Is Similar to That of the Healthy Young” study.