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Graduate Awards 2/4

Graduate Awards 2/4

Congratulations to Matthew Cormier who earned a highly competitive CIHR-CGS-D Fellowship. Matt’s PhD project in Dr. David Lillicrap’s lab explores the role of the gut microbiome in complications associated with Facto r VIII treatment of Hemophilia A patients.

Congratulations to Olivia Lopes for winning a Queen’s Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology. Olivia’sPhD project in Dr. Mich ael Rauh’s lab will explore the use of next generation DNA sequencing to predict the outcome of immunotherapies.

Congratulations to Natasha Iaboni for winning a McLau ghin-Bracken Fellowship. Natasha’s MSc project in Dr. Chris Nicol’s lab employs transgenic mouse models study the tumor-suppressor functions of the PPARg trans criptional regulator in breast cancer.

Congratulations to Jina Nanayakkara who was recognized with a CIHR-CGS-D Fellowship in this year. Jina’sPhD project in Dr. Neil Renwick’slab studies microRNA expression in neuroendocrine tumors and their potential as molecular biomarkers for the detection and diagnosis of these difficult to identify and treat tumors.

Graduate Awards

Graduate Awards 1/4

Congratulations to Jenny Min on winning a Franklin Bracken Fellowship. Jenny will be starting her second year in the MSc program this September in Dr. Peter Greer’slab where she studies the role of
calpain proteases in breast cancer.

Congratulations to Derek Zhang on his success with a CIHR-CGS-M Fellowship. Derek’s MS c project with Dr. Xiaolong Yang explores the involvement of the PTPN12 phosph atase in Hippo signaling in breast cancer metastasis.

Congratulations to Christina Ferrone who was recognized with a prestigious CIHR- CGS-D Fellowship. Christina’sPhD project in Dr. Michael Rauh’s lab uses next generation DNA sequencing diagnose and
characterize hematologic malignancies.

Congratulations to Brian Laight on winning an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. Brian’s PhD project in Dr. Peter Greer’s lab explores Fes/Fer kinases and the Ezrin adaptor as novel therapeutic targets in breast can cer, employing both genetic and small molecule inhibitor strategies.

Covid19 update effective sept07

 Effective September 7th, 2021, amendments made to Step 3 regulations will remove physical distancing and capacity limit requirements for indoor instructional spaces (e.g., classrooms, labs, libraries, etc.) at PSE institutions.
        This applies to indoor instructional spaces only, while Step 3 requirements for outdoor instructional spaces remain the same.
    Outside of these specific changes, PSE institutions continue to be subject to all other Step 3 requirements, including masking indoors.

Richlab Power Outage Tuesday Aug 30 06:00-08:00

Richardson Labs 

·         Tuesday, August 31st ,  2021 – 6 AM – 8 AM – Shutdown of all electrical power to disconnect rental generator and go back on utility power.