Nicolas Corradi obtains a University Research Chair in Microbial Genomics. The proposed research is expected to lead to patents and fungal strain licensing. In the longer term, Corradi plans to establish an agro tech start-up.
University of Ottawa biologists Kim Mitchell and Vance Trudeau have studied the effects of gene mutations in zebrafish, they uncovered new functions that regulate how males and females interact while mating.
Daughters born to older mothers appear to be reproductively more successful throughout their lives, yet age at a faster rate, according to a University of Ottawa and University of Aberdeen study of yellow-bellied marmots.