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Biology Undergraduate Newsletter

Edition Two

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Biology and Biochemistry Undergraduate Newsletter for News, Opportunities, Deadlines and Events.

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January 2021 - Event and Deadlines


This Month's Funny!

 


Opportunities

Second Annual Kinàmàgawin Symposium

Science Odyssey – Canada’s Biggest Festival of Science and Technology

Carleton University’s SciSoc’s Neon Gala

4th annual One HEALtH Student Challenge

Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium – Abstract Submission

Weston Family Awards in Northern Research

The 20th annual Queen’s Health and Human Rights Conference – Navigating a Colonial Institution: Medicine and Systemic Racism

UTIHP HHR Research Poster Fair – The Future of Healthcare Accessibility Through Telehealth 

Internship and Eco-Volunteer Opportunity – Blue World Institute, Croatia

Trent University’s M.Sc. Research Opportunity in Microplastics

IRIC Next Generation Awards Program

Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC) Virtual Poster Session for 2021

Special Courses (non-bio) open for register


Recent News

Towards a Cure: Carleton Research Team Working on Stem Cell Therapy to Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Carleton’s Jenny Bruin is part of a team of researchers that has been awarded a 5-year, $3 million grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and JDRF Canada to develop a novel therapy that transplants insulin-secreting cells derived from stem cells into patients with Type 1 diabetes. “We...

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Carleton Scientists Use AI and Big Data to Identify a Potential COVID-19 Peptide Treatment

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Using artificial intelligence and Canada’s most powerful supercomputer, Ashkan Golshani and Frank Dehne analyzed millions of possible protein interactions. They have been developing algorithms that predict protein communications and potential drug treatments since 2003 and, using the IBM Blue Gene/Q...

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Carleton Researchers Developing Anti-Viral Peptide Treatments To Help Disrupt Inflammatory Responses to COVID-19

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Treatments for COVID-19 can help us manage the pandemic, even without a vaccine. Carleton bioinformatics researchers, Biology Prof. Kyle Biggar and Systems and Computer Engineering Prof. James Green, are using artificial intelligence to identify the protein interactions that could be responsible for COVID-19’s most...

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