Heard on the Radio: How too much road salt in the winter could lead to more mosquitoes come summer

22 Jan 2020 - 1:22pm
Dr. Rosalind Murray

This morning, Dr. Rosalind Murray spoke with Robyn Bresnahan, host of CBC Ottawa Morning with Robyn Bresnahan about "How too much road salt in the winter could lead to more mosquitoes come summer"

Tragic loss

9 Jan 2020 - 2:18pm
Zeynab Asadi-Lari (LinkedIn pic)

UTM Biology community mourns the loss of Ms. Zeynab Asadi-Lari (Biology for Health Science major & Biomedical Communication minor) and her brother in the crash of flight PS75 near Teheran. Our thoughts go out to their family and friends with whom we all mourn together.

Biology Professor Emeritus Josef Svoboda appointed Officer of the Order of Canada

6 Jan 2020 - 10:17am
Dr. Josef Svoboda

Among the 120 new appointments to the Order of Canada announced on December 27, 2019 by the Governor General is UTM Biology Professor Emeritus Josef Svoboda.

Professor Emeritus Josef Svoboda was appointed Officer of the Order for his pioneering research on tundra ecosystem and for his lifelong mentorship of scientists studying the Arctic.

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"