Nobel Prize-Winning Connection

10 Oct 2017 - 5:08pm
Professor Joel Levine

Current U of T Mississauga Biology Chair Professor Joel Levine had an unanticipated setback early in his academic career when he suffered an allergic reaction to the rats he was working with in the lab. However that discovery set him on a new course of study of Drosophila melanogaster, or the fruit fly, which ultimately led to doing a postdoc at Brandeis University under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey C. Hall, who was recognized earlier this month with a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with colleagues Drs.

NSERC Grants awarded to UTM researchers

8 Sep 2017 - 3:20pm
Professor Dehan Kong

Professor Dehan Kong is one of 15 faculty members at U of T Mississauga to have been awarded a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grant (DG). He has the added distinction of being awarded a Discovery Accelerator Supplement, which means an extra $120,000 for the next three years to support his project, “Novel Statistical Methods with Application to Imaging Genetics.”

Funds from Government of Canada coming to UTM

21 Aug 2017 - 3:10pm
Professor Jennifer Stellar

For UTM Researcher Professor Jennifer Stellar in the Department of Psychology a significant financial boost of $75,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund will help establish a cutting-edge lab for her investigations into prosocial emotions such as compassion, gratitude, awe, inspiration, and love. 

Summertime Smarti Gras: The Smartest and Sweetest Research Celebration of the Season

17 Aug 2017 - 3:37pm

Undergraduate student Marigrace NoronhaExploring options for occupations in science and providing a resource in career planning for university students enrolled in Biology programs were some of the motivations driving Marigrace Noronha’s research, and she had the opportunity to outline her project and processes to an attentive audience at this year’s Smarti Gras, a celebration of undergraduate research at U of T Mississauga.

Research Review

26 Jul 2017 - 12:20pm
Professors Rhonda McEwen and Ron Buliung

Adjudication of internal awards, lab-related matters, support for humanities’ working groups, data management, equity and diversity in research – this is just a small snapshot of some of the responsibilities and topics undertaken by the U of T Mississauga’s Research Council since its inception in 2013.