Dorrington Award Recognizes Graduate Research in Bioengineering, Genome Mapping and Transplantation

During exercise, most people don’t ponder about chemical processes playing out in their muscles, yet that’s all Mohsen Afshar can think about. A tissue engineer and tennis enthusiast, Afshar grows mini muscles in the dish that allow him to study how muscles form and work at a level of detail previously impossible.
Feb 21 / 2018

Meet Jiabao Liu, This Year’s Charles H. Best Fellow

Jiabao Liu likes a challenge. After graduating in pharmaceutical science with honours from Harbin University of Commerce, in north east China, Liu decided he wanted to get a PhD. But instead of casting a wide net by applying to several graduate schools, Liu applied to only one—Peking Union Medical College, the most prestigious of its kind in China.
Feb 5 / 2018

Through the Looking Glass: Scientists Create Mirror-Image Molecules to Develop Better Medicines

Donnelly Centre researchers have developed a new technology for creating more durable disease-fighting molecules which could lead to drugs with longer-lasting effects.
Jan 29 / 2018

A Simple Cell Holds 42 Million Protein Molecules, Scientists Reveal

Donnelly Centre scientists have finally put their finger on how many protein molecules there are in a cell, ending decades of guesswork and clearing the way for further research on how protein abundance affects health of an organism.
Jan 17 / 2018
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