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These CSB researchers, along with EEB researcher Stephen Wright, were awarded a $1 million grant in the most recent Genome Canada Bioinformatics and Computational Biology competion for their "Large data sets and novel tools for plant biology for use in international consolidation-tier data repositories and portals" grant proposal. Their work will help researchers deal with the deluge of data being generated for plants. read more »
Brooke, a PhD student in the Woodin Lab, received one of only 15 Brain Star Awards issued annually by the Institute of Neurosciences Mental Health and Addiction that recognize the excellence of research done in Canada by students and trainees. Congratulations Brooke!”
A link to Jennifer Lapierre's discussion with Bob MacDonald.
Dr. Sergio Peisajovich recipient the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Canadian Young Investigator Award in Biological Science
CSB would like to congratulate Dr. Sergio Peisajovich on his recipient of the 2012 Boehringer Ingelheim Canadian Young Investigator Award in Biological Sciences. This annual award is made to an outstanding new faculty member conducting biological research at a Canadian university, and consists of an unrestricted three-year research grant.
Neurology Today (a major journal in neuroscience) did a feature article on some of our research findings.
David Hogg, a PhD student in the Buck Lab, has won the prestigious 2012 Scholander Award from the American Physiological Society’s Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section. The award recognizes an outstanding research presentation by a young investigator and includes the opportunity to organize a symposium for next years’ meeting. Dave’s poster entitled: ROS scavenging mimics anoxia by enhancing GABA receptor-mediated electrical suppression in anoxia-tolerant turtle cortex, beat out 29 others.