May 2018

  • decorative imageThinking like an entrepreneur to solve the cancer puzzle
    Researcher Saman Maleki, PhD'14, wants his ideas to mean something to cancer patients. It's why he identifies as an entrepreneur scientist, bringing a solutions-driven approach to the lab. He is focused on cancer immunology, exploring the role of the immune system in cancer progression and treatment.

  • decorative imageOwn Your Future program positions trainees for career success
    Susanne Schmid, PhD, associate dean, says Western's Own Your Future program will formalize professional skill development and place the University at the forefront of graduate education.

  • decorative imageDr. Hachinski receives 2018 Killam Prize for pioneering work
    His love for both the arts and medicine began when he was a boy. Today, Dr. Vladimir Hachinski is a poet, a composer, and a world-renowned expert in the relationship between stroke and dementia. Dr. Hachinski was recently named a recipient of the 2018 Killam Prize by the Canada Council for the Arts.

  • decorative imageFinding common ground
    A recent study led by Stephanie Frisbee, PhD, explores the complex relationships between metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease risk factors and clinical depression.

  • decorative imageParliamentary Secretary for Science meets with faculty, trainees and research staff
    Parliamentary Secretary for Science Kate Young joined David Litchfield, PhD, and a team of trainees at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry this week to tour the Functional Proteomics Facility. She took part in a hands-on robotic instrumentation demo, and learned about the field of synthetic biology. View the photos.

  • decorative imageCelebrating science with the community
    Trainees, faculty and staff supported a number of community outreach activities to showcase the exciting world of science and inspire the next generation. View photos from the London Brain Bee, Discovery Days and Science Rendezvous.

  • Beyond the Bench - April 2018
    From after-work lab outings to conferences to celebrations, take a look at what your peers have been up to in the past month via Twitter. Tweets from Anita Woods, Frank Beier, Brad Urquhart and more.

  • Celebrating your recent achievements – May 2018
    Congratulations to Gilles Lajoie, Shawn Li, Jeffrey Dixon, Rui Nui, and presentation award winners from the Clinical Neurological Sciences Research Day, as well as many others on your recent accomplishments.

  • Upcoming events
    Upcoming events include a lecture by Dr. Danielle Martin (May 30), the Awards of Excellence Dinner (May 30), Graduate Studies and BMSc Convocation (June 14) and See the Line (August 15 and 16).