Alvin Singh TA Graduate Student Excellence Award

9 Dec 2019 - 11:18am
Alvin Singh

Alvin started as a teaching assistant in the Biology department in the fourth year of his undergraduate degree. He continued as a teaching assistant after he graduated in 2012 (BSc., Specialist in Behaviour, Genetics and Neurobiology/Biology Major), offering his support in more than 14 Biology Department courses.

At the time of his death, Alvin was in the process of advancing his teaching career and was enrolled in the Master of Education program in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at U of T’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

#MondayMotivation - Amira Abozaid

9 Dec 2019 - 10:45am
Amira Abozaid, MSc Candidate

Amira Abozaid's bio thesis was published on the October (2019) issue of "Progress in Neuro-Psychoparmacology and Biological Psychiatry": "Developmental stage and genotype dependent behavioral effects of embryonic alcohol exposure in zebrafish larvae"

Dr. Baohua Liu wins 2019 Connaught New Researcher Award

11 Sep 2019 - 9:04am
Prof. Baohua Liu

Dr. Baohua Liu, Assistant Professor, won 2019 Connaught New Research Award, designed to help recipients establish a strong research program and increase their competitiveness for external funding. The award is part of U of T’s commitment to fostering excellence in research and innovation by supporting faculty members who are launching their academic careers.

Prof. Fiona Rawle pens a letter to her #UTMBIO152 students

6 Sep 2019 - 9:30am
Prof. Fiona Rawle

Prof. Fiona Rawle is passionate about teaching, and this is a well-known fact, not the news. This September, she reached out to her students taking BIO152, with a genuine and warmhearted letter:

Dear Students,

1. I'm so glad you're here. You belong here.