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New UTM research identifies protein that regulates body clock

31 Aug 2015 - 8:22am

New research into circadian rhythms by researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga shows that the GRK2 protein plays a major role in regulating the body’s internal clock and points the way to remedies for jet lag and shift work exhaustion.

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Biology Grad Students Win Teaching Excellence Awards

4 Aug 2015 - 2:13pm

The Department of Biology would like to congratulate Jade Atallah and Samantha Mahabir for being awarded the U of T Mississauga Teaching Excellence Award for outstanding teaching by a teaching assistant. This recognition for teaching excellence is a tribute to their ability to excite students and to foster learning in our students. These awards are a demonstration of our commitment to teaching excellence and the student experience.

Award Winning UTM Biology Graduate Students

17 Jul 2015 - 8:39am

Congratulations to our past and present UTM Biology graduate students who recently won awards at the 2015 North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology (NASCE) meeting in Ottawa for work they completed during their degrees.

These students and awards include:

Winner of the 2014 Hottest Student Paper Award

14 Jul 2015 - 8:43am

UTM Biology’s HOTTEST papers were announced at the picnic on July 9. There were many great papers this year and the winner of the HOTTEST PAPER AWARD for 2014 is Charlotte de Araujo (Espie Lab) for her paper:

De Araujo, Arefeen, Tadesse, Long, Price, Rowlett, Kimber and Espie. 2014. Identification and characterization of a carboxysomal gamma-carbonic anhydrase form the cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. PCC 7120. Photosynthesis Research 121:135-150

Biology students win graduation awards

28 May 2015 - 10:19am

Congratulations to the following biology students!

E.A Robinson Medals:

One medal awarded to the top graduating students in each of:

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