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Donnelly Centre is a global research hub where scientists from diverse fields explore the power of genomic technology to advance discovery, medicine and health.
map of genetic interactions
Michael Costanzo
A global map of genetic interactions showing how thousands of genes work together to sustain cellular fitness.
Feb 23, 2024
Two faculty members at the Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research have successfully secured funding through the Fall 2023 competition of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant program. Collectively, Penney Gilbert and Timothy Hughes received more than $2.6M in funding for projects to be executed over the next five years.
Feb 15, 2024
The article showcases a method for the automated and scalable fabrication of multiwell plate-based heart-on-a-chip devices. The sensing and structural components of the device are created by 3D printing of a thermoplastic elastomers with quantum dots, whereas the multiwell structures with integrated electrodes are built through hot embossing of polysterene.
Feb 8, 2024
Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research have found close to one million new exons – stretches of DNA that are expressed in mature RNA – in the human genome.