Fly-by-sight Study

24 Oct 2018 - 2:30pm
Black-and-white photo of two fruit flies

Though we might assume that a fruit fly follows its nose to the scent of that sweet ripening fruit on the counter, their vision might also be a guiding force. And, even more surprisingly, they could actually be flitting over because they see another fly that they recognize.

Defining the shapes of shapeshifting proteins

9 Oct 2018 - 11:45am
Photo of Sarah Rauscher

Computational biophysicist Sarah Rauscher joined the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences in 2017. Rauscher studies a class of proteins called disordered proteins.

Analyzing the output of the brain

3 Oct 2018 - 2:09pm
Photo of Robert Gerlai

Robert Gerlai wants to understand the neurobiological mechanisms of the effects of alcohol on the brain. The behaviour geneticist studies changes of behaviour induced by alcohol in zebrafish. He hopes that understanding these behaviours in the fish will ultimately reveal something about how humans respond to alcohol.

Greenhouse Open House

24 Sep 2018 - 8:00am
Photo of greenhouse coordinator Joan Lee

The UTM research greenhouse user committee is holding a Greenhouse Open House Wednesday, September 26 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. The research greenhouse opened in June 2016. It is located behind the Hazel McCallion Academic Learning Centre and next to parking lot 9.

TIFF documentary to screen at UTM

13 Sep 2018 - 3:42pm

Centre for South Asian Civilizations film screening posterThe Centre for South Asian Civilizations launches its 2018-19 language and culture programming with a screening of the film Reason. Reason airs September 17 at 6 p.m.