UTM Biology students win awards at OBD 2015

23 Mar 2015 - 10:34am
Ontario Biology Day 2015 logo

Congratulations to the entire group of UTM Biology undergrads who attended OBD2015 at Carleton University this weekend.
Special congratulations go out to the students below, who won awards at this year’s conference.    

  • Canadian Society of Plant Biologists: James Santangelo
  • Best talk in Microbiology & Biochemistry category: Alexandre Paquette
  • Best talk in Science Education category: Ashna Khanna

Please join us in congratulating them!

UTM paleontologist: Fossil find sheds new light on evolution of reptiles

19 Jan 2015 - 1:20pm
Erpetonyx arsenaultorum

A lucky find by a young boy on a Prince Edward Island beach has revealed important information about the early evolution of reptiles, according to new research from the University of Toronto Mississauga.

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Sex and the Single Evening Primrose

19 Jan 2015 - 1:15pm
Oenothera grandis plant (Showy evening primrose)

Sex or no sex? Using various species of the evening primrose (Oenothera) as his model, Jesse Hollister, a former University of Toronto post-doctoral fellow, and his colleagues have demonstrated strong support for a theory that biologists have long promoted: species that reproduce sexually, rather than asexually, are healthier over time, because they don’t accumulate harmful mutations.

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Principal’s Awards celebrate faculty and staff service

2 Dec 2014 - 9:28am

A commitment to excellence in teaching was recognized this week at the 2014 Principal’s Awards Reception held Nov. 19 in the Innovation Complex Rotunda.

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These birds are ready for their close-up

2 Dec 2014 - 9:26am

If you want to get a bird’s eye view of campus wildlife, look no further than UTM Birdfeeder (@UTMBioOrnithCam), a Twitter account broadcasting all the news that’s fit to tweet at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

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