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Professor Tony Harris awarded a John R Evans Leaders Fund grant

Advanced microscopy is essential for studying developmental cell biology—how molecules organize cells, and how cells form tissues. Professor Tony Harris has received funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation‘s John R Evans Leaders Fund to purchase a cutting-edge spinning disk confocal microscope to advance his research into how cytoskeletal networks form and function to shape … Read More

A True Blue Award for Lisa Matchett recognizes her exemplary work in Joint Health and Safety

Lisa Matchett is a Teaching Lab Technician in the Ramsay Wright Building who has been recognized with a True Blue Award for Innovation. The True Blue Award highlights the practices of exemplary faculty and staff who make invaluable contributions to the University every day. Over the past 13 years, Lisa consistently strived to make Ramsay … Read More

Dr Heather McFarlane joins Cell & Systems Biology as Professor and Canada Research Chair in Plant Cell Biology

Dr Heather McFarlane has been appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell & Systems Biology starting July 1st, 2019. Professor McFarlane’s research aims to uncover the mechanisms by which plants sense and respond to the status of the cell wall, with the goal of modifying plant cell walls to advance sustainable agriculture, … Read More