Congratulations to Robert Reisz!

19 Dec 2013 - 10:16am
the members of Robert Reisz's lab, circa 2004

The latest volume of the journal 'Comptes Rendus Palevol' is a tribute to Robert Reisz. The volume contains 11 papers written by former and current students, postdocs, and collaborators. Three new species are named after him in this volume.

A quote from the issue:

Jim Anderson wins the Distinguished Mycologist Award

12 Aug 2013 - 8:25am

Jim Anderson, circa 1981Our own Jim Anderson is receiving the Distinguished Mycologist Award from the Mycological Society of America during the upcoming societal meeting next week in Austin, TX. The award is given annually to an individual who has established an outstanding mycological career and is one of the highest awards bestowed by the Mycological Society of America.

Congratulations to Ian Orchard!

23 Jul 2013 - 2:26pm

Ian Orchard was selected to receive the Research Excellence Award. This award was established to recognize excellence in research at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Research effectiveness is demonstrated by the degree to which the faculty member has had a relevant and sustained impact through contributions to her/his field of study, is able to stimulate and challenge the research ability of students, to communicate research results effectively, and to maintain a mastery of his/her subject area.

Welcome Sanja Hinić-Frlog!

29 May 2013 - 7:43am

The Department of Biology is very pleased to announce that Sanja Hinić-Frlog has accepted the Lecturer- Animal Form and Function faculty position. She will start her full time appointment on July 1, 2013.
Sanja is presently a lecturer and laboratory coordinator at Carleton University. Sanja earned her PhD from University of California, Davis in 2008 in Vertebrate Paleontology. Prior to that, she earned her MSc from University of Toronto and a BSc from Queen’s University.

Congratulations to DoHee Lee!

28 May 2013 - 8:44am

DoHee Lee (co-supervised by Angela Lange and Ian Orchard) received the runner up award for best student presentation at the North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology, held in Mexico, May 22-25, 2013. Her paper was entitled: The roles of crustacean cardioactive peptide in the vector of Chagas disease, Rhodnius prolixus. The award was presented to DoHee by the newly elected President of the Society, Carlos Arámburo.