Congratulations to Wenjing (Clara) Xia!

12 Sep 2016 - 2:19pm
Wenjing (Clara) Xia

M.Sc. student, Wenjing (Clara) Xia of the Anderson/Kohn lab was awarded the Mycological Society of America Graduate Research Prize given annually to the two best oral research papers in mycology presented by graduate students, either M.Sc. or Ph.D., at the 84th annual MSA meeting, August 7-11. Over 400 scientists attended the meeting at the University of California, Berkeley.

Spruced up: U of T biologist uses drones to help build a better tree

1 Sep 2016 - 8:54am
Ingo Ensminger

Ingo Ensminger, a biologist at University of Toronto Mississauga, is using a drone to help breed better spruce trees.

Duck-billed dinosaurs had lots of teeth

18 Aug 2016 - 9:58am
hadrosaur teeth model

Duck-billed dinosaurs (hadrosaurs), who lived in the Cretaceous period between 90 million and 65 million years ago, sported this unique dental system, which had never been fully understood until it was examined at the microscopic level through recent research conducted by Aaron LeBlanc, a University of Toronto Mississauga PhD candidate; his supervisor, Professor Robert Reisz (University of Toronto Mississauga vice-dean, graduate), and colleagues at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Museum of the Rockies.

Special exhibition showcases work of UTM palaeontology illustrator

7 Jul 2016 - 9:55am
Diane Scott

Since 1979, Diane Scott has worked as a researcher and graphic artist, documenting paleontological discoveries at The Reisz Lab at U of T Mississauga. A retrospective of her illustration work opened in May at UTM in the offices of the Master of Biomedical Communications program.

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UTM grad builds success one connection at a time

3 Jun 2016 - 10:59am
Joshua Foster

As a student in the Research Opportunity Program working with associate professor of biology Fiona Rawle, Joshua Foster compiled data for a project that tracks how first-year science students learn. “Students should see these opportunities as a learning resource for professional development, and to learn more about their own academic and career trajectories,” he says.