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The making of molecules

20 Aug 2010 - 9:15am
Photo of Patrick Gunning behind lab counter with beakers.

For Patrick Gunning, an assistant professor in U of T Mississauga's Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, working with molecules to develop innovative cancer therapeutics has been a driving force behind his work for the past six years. Now with an Early Research Award (ERA), which secures a significant sum of $150,000 from the Ministry of Research and Innovation, he has funding to further explore this area with the project, Developing Novel Uba1 Molecular Therapeutics: Suppressing the Side-Effects of Aggressive Chemotherapy.

Cellular-scale superheroes

17 Aug 2010 - 3:43pm

Tiny cancer-fighting superheroes are released into your blood stream. Their mission: to target a specific gene involved in over half of all cancers, interfere in the growth of cancer cells and eventually eradicate cancerous tumours - all with minimal side effects.

High honours in the humanities

13 Aug 2010 - 12:00pm

U of T Mississauga professor Shafique Virani, an expert in Islamic studies, is a recipient of a Ministry of Research and Innovation's prestigious Early Researcher Award.

Shafique Virani, a professor in the Department of Historical Studies at U of T Mississauga, is soaring to new heights with his innovative project, Journey to the Roof of the World: The Travels of Pir Sabzali in Central Asia, which recently helped him garner a Ministry of Research and Innovation's prestigious Early Researcher Award (ERA).

U of T takes on Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s University Challenge

11 Aug 2010 - 9:59am

U of T pride will be on the line Oct. 3 as the university hosts the annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure for the first time on its St. George and Mississauga campuses.

Jurassic Park comes to Flicks on the Field

10 Aug 2010 - 11:10am

You and your family are invited to a free outdoor viewing of Jurassic Park on Friday, Aug. 13!

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and snacks and join us at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.) in front of the South Building at U of T Mississauga. Free parking is available in Lot 4 for the duration of the event.
In the event of rain, please park in the CCT underground lot and go to room 1080 in the CCT building. For more information, visit: http://alumni.utoronto.ca/flicks.

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