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University launches consultation to chart new path

26 May 2017 - 10:35am
Drone flying over grassy area

The University of Toronto is seeking the community's input on the best way to support and enhance forest science research and education at U of T.

“This is a dynamic and changing field,” said Vice-President and Provost Cheryl Regehr. “With faculty and students now working on forest science research across all three campuses, we need to develop the best structure for supporting that research and education.

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Sunanda Tah wins award!

26 May 2017 - 7:27am
Sunanda Tah

At the recent Ontario Ecology, Evolution and Ethology (OE3C) meeting in Kingston, Ontario, undergraduate student Sunanda Tah from Shannon McCauley’s lab was the runner-up for the Best Undergraduate Poster award.  

Sunanda recently completed her BIO481 project in the McCauley lab. Her project is entitled: The Effects of Fear Mediated Immune Response in Dragonfly Larvae (Leucorrhinia intacta).

The Ensminger Research Lab reaches new heights!

9 May 2017 - 10:54am
Ensminger lab launching a drone in a field

Petra D'odorico from the Ensminger lab just launched a drone for the first time. The drone carries a new sensor that was customized according based on previous research done by Ingo Ensminger's group. It will assess plant performance in large-scale field experiments.

Lucia Mendoza-Viveros Receives UTM Graduate Student Research Award!

4 May 2017 - 2:56pm
Lucia Mendoza-Viveros

Biology PhD student Lucia Mendoza-Viveros from the Cheng Lab is this year's recipient of the UTM Graduate Student Research Award. The UTM Graduate Student Research Award is co-sponsored by the Vice-Dean, Graduate and UTMAGS.

The award is given to a current graduate student at UTM meeting the award criteria. For this award “Research excellence will be evaluated in terms of the degree to which the student has had an impact through contributions to his/her field of study, communicates research results effectively, and displays a mastery of his/her subject area.”

Congratulations Chris Lowden!

25 Apr 2017 - 4:57pm
a brown mouse

Masters student Chris Lowden (Cheng Lab) has been awarded a one year NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship! 

The Canada Graduate Scholarship program for Masters Students is designed to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.

Chris’s research project is the role of G protein-coupled receptor kinase 5 (GRK5) in adult hippocampal neurogenesis.

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