Sep 22, 2015

Professor Aaron Wheeler named to Royal Society College

Congratulations to Professor Aaron Wheeler, who has been inducted into The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of The Royal Society of Canada! This division of the 133-year old RSC recognizes high achievement, and especially interdisciplinary work, by Canadians and permanent residents at an early stage of their career. Members represent the emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership in Canada and are inducted within 15 years of earning their doctorates.

Professor Wheeler, who is also a professor in U of T's Department of Chemistry, has been recognized for his work on lab-on-a-chip technology and the development of microfluidic schemes for combinatorial peptide synthesis. Wheeler's recent work includes the development of microfluidic schemes for combinatorial peptide synthesis, a new paradigm for mammalian cell culture and analysis, and a potentially transformative approach to quantifying molecular markers for cancer in tiny tissue samples.

For a complete list of incoming College members go to The Royal Society of Canada website.