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Faculty of Graduate Studies

3MT winner looking forward to continuing research in fight against Alzheimer’s

April 8, 2022 — 
Four grad students take home top prizes at UM 3MT final

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Faculty of Science

2022 Canadian Gairdner International Award Laureate: UM Alumnus Dr. John Dick

April 6, 2022 — 
Congratulations to the 2022 Canada Gairdner International Award Laureate: Dr. John E. Dick, PhD, FRS, FRSC, [BSc. (Hons.)/78, PhD/84], Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Biology, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN; Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics, the University of Toronto. The Gairdner Awards recognize some of the world’s most significant biomedical and global health research and discoveries.  This award recognizes Dr. Dick's discovery and characterization of leukemic stem cells, which has provided insights into the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

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Cities drive evolution around globe, Science study reports

March 17, 2022 — 
Cities are a powerful force driving the evolution of life across the globe

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Three Minute Thesis challengers announced – mark your calendars!

February 9, 2022 — 
Come support our graduate students at three exciting heats!

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Research and International

Seeing the bigger picture

February 2, 2022 — 
Undergrad poster competition winner cites benefits of learning to explain your research

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Faculty of Science

2022 Turtle Island Indigenous Science Conference

January 27, 2022 — 
The UM is hosting its first Indigenous Science Conference with a focus on the Indigenous approach to understanding the five elements of the world: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit. 

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Faculty of Science

2021 Award recipients for Best Mentor and Innovation in Teaching

November 10, 2021 — 
The Teaching award recipients were nominated by their colleagues and were selected based on their exemplary innovative approaches to engage and inspire students.

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Faculty of Science

Prairie Hub to Power the Bioeconomy with Next-Generation Bio-inspired Technologies

September 27, 2021 — 
BioExM is opening the door to partners from all sectors to work together to fast track innovations in synthetic biology and bioengineering through our integrated Learn, Design, Build and Test model.

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Faculty of Science

Cheer on the Faculty of Science 3MT 2021 Competitors

August 6, 2021 — 
On August 10 and 11, 2021, students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3MT competition. Part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program.

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Faculty of Science

Dr. Aleeza Gerstein recipient of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Award

May 26, 2021 — 
Congratulations! Dr. Aleeza Gerstein, Assistant Professor (microbiology and statistics) recipient of the 2021 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar Program Awards. Dr. Gerstein is one of 19 successful applicants out of a total of 300 who applied to the early career research program, which recognizes exceptional research from across the globe.

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