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Ancient amphibian had mouthful of teeth ready to grab you: U of T research

18 Sep 2017 - 10:04am
a small amphibamid dissorophid called Passawioops

The idea of being bitten by a nearly toothless modern frog or salamander sounds laughable, but their ancient ancestors had a full array of teeth, large fangs and thousands of tiny hook-like structures called denticles on the roofs of their mouths that would snare prey, according to new research by paleontologists at the University of Toronto.

Congratulations Leigh Revers!

6 Sep 2017 - 12:45pm
NASDAQ sign

Leigh Revers is the co-founder for Molecular Templates Inc. The company was welcomed on the NASDAQ and rang the closing bell on Friday September 1, 2017. Molecular Templates Inc is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing next generation immunotoxins called Engineered Toxin Bodies (ETBs) for the treatment of cancer.

Congratulations to Felipe Torres Vanegas of the Wagner Lab!

2 Aug 2017 - 9:34am
Hummingbird feeding from Heliconia tortuosa

Felipe was awarded second place for the best 5 minute talk at the International Congress for Conservation Biology held in Cartagena, Colombia from July 23-27, 2017.

Felipe’s research is on tropical forest fragmentation.

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).

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