Of Histones and Humans

6 Jul 2015 - 9:44am
Professor Iva Zovkic

Professor Iva Zovkic started out studying drug addiction in adolescent rodents, but a couple of conferences during her graduate work hooked her onto epigenetics and their effects on learning, memory and behaviour, and she has been fixated by its potential ever since.

Early Researcher Awards 2015

24 Jun 2015 - 11:04am
Professor Yuhong He and UAV research team

A diverse range of projects from UTM will get an overall $700,000 injection from the Ontario government to support their research.

The recipients for the 2015 ERAs covers four departments across UTM including Biology, Chemical & Physical Sciences, Geography and Psychology.

U of T Mississauga Receives over $2.7 Million in NSERC Grant Funding

22 Jun 2015 - 9:30am
Image of Professor Iva Zovkic

Iva Zovkic is one of 16 faculty members at UTM to have received NSERC funding and it will go a long way to support her neuroscience research in learning and memory within the Department of Psychology.

“I am going to use the NSERC funds to try and figure out how histone variant exchange regulates memory formation,” says Zovkic, who admits that the experiments her lab conducts are expensive and the financial support is critical.

Major Boost to Cancer-Treatment Research at U of T Mississauga

17 Jun 2015 - 8:11am
Professor Patrick Gunning

“Our research team is delighted with this funding and the work ahead,” says Gunning, the principal investigator for the project. “We are a dedicated group of researchers who, along with clinicians from various health centres across the GTA, we have devised an interdisciplinary, multi-pronged public health and biomedical strategy to develop new cancer treatments.”

Connaught Fund 2015

16 Jun 2015 - 2:47pm

The Connaught awards given to assistant professors who are within the first five years of their academic appointment at U of T will support a number of projects on topics at UTM ranging from sustainable cities, to late-Georgian era literature, to disability discrimination in Canada.

The following are the recipients for 2015 from U of T Mississauga: