A team of researchers led by Professor Roberto Chica has devised a way to bypass a long-standing biotechnological limit by engineering "flexible" proteins that can modify their structure to perform a desired function. Read the complete article.
Professor Roberto A. Chica receives a NSERC grant for his Advanced Protein Engineering Training, Internships, Courses and Exhibition (APRENTICE) program, which aims to provide students with comprehensive training in all aspects of modern protein engineering research. Read the complete article.
In recognition of their outstanding contributions to teaching and their exceptional research achievements, Faculty of Science professors Jeremy Kerr and Muralee Murugesu have both had their University Research Chair (URC) renewed for a five-year term. Read the complete article.
Achieving Fellow status denotes to the wider community a high level of accomplishment as a professional chemist. Fellows are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of the chemical science, to the advancement of the chemical sciences as a profession, and/or have been distinguished in the management of a chemical sciences organization.
Albert Stolow will result in building Canada's first and only advanced Stimulated Raman Microscopy lab to provide ultrafast nonlinear optical microscopy and lead the world in next-generation label-free, chemical-specific optical imaging. Read the complete article.