Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Avis Lab Publishes on Methods to Reduce Potato Spoilage
Potato is the largest vegetable crop in Canada. However, it is susceptible to numerous spoilage microorganisms including Fusarium species causing dry rot disease. The disease affects up to 60% of potato tubers during storage and causes up to 25% loss. Fusarium species also produce toxic compounds, which may pose a health risk. Chemical treatments...
Monday, May 14, 2018
Professor Jeff Smith Collaborates to Try and Prevent Opioid Overdose
Chemistry professor Jeff Smith, Director of the mass spectrometry centre at Carleton University collaborates with the University of Ottawa to prevent opioid overdose with ground breaking analytical research. The full story...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
MSc Candidate Grace Daly Presents at the Partnership Exchange
MSc Candidate Grace Daly in Dr. David Miller's Lab presented on "Can we push out the cheaters?" at the Partnership Exchange this past week. Plants and fungal endophytes exist in a mutualistic symbiotic relationship, where both organisms benefit from the activity of the other. Some endophytes are ‘cheaters‘ because they use the plant for...