Renewed Canada Research Chair for Prof Fernandez-Gonzalez

Congratulations to Professor Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalez on the renewal of his tier two Canada Research Chair in quantitative cell biology and morphogenesis! Professor Fernandez-Gonzalez studies cytoskeletal dynamics and mechanical forces in the assembly and repair of epithelial tissues. His lab…

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What Sits at the Centre of Wound Healing?

The science of rapid wound healing has new insights due to discoveries in fruit flies from the Fernandez-Gonzalez lab at University of Toronto. The results of their collaboration, community and perseverance were published in the journal Cell Reports as “p38-mediated cell growth and survival drive…

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Cell biology meets engineering in collaborative XSeed grant for Professor Sergey Plotnikov to study wound closure in fruit flies

CSB Professor Sergey Plotnikov has been awarded XSeed funding to identify protein targets that can accelerate wound healing.  The XSeed program catalyzes cross-disciplinary partnerships between investigators from the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering and other faculties. The grant was…

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