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Brock University geneticist renewed as Canada Research Chair

Brock University geneticist renewed as Canada Research Chair

Ping Liang is fascinated by the stuff we’re made of. He wants to know why one person is more likely to develop a certain disease than someone else, or why specific medical treatments are more effective in some people than others. “I research how we humans are different from each other genetically, and how such information can be used to prevent and better treat diseases,” he says.

Brock scientist on Quirks and Quarks Saturday

Brock scientist on Quirks and Quarks Saturday

If you’ve ever been curious about what male mosquitos eat, Brock researcher Fiona Hunter is happy to help answer that question.

Brock’s Fall Convocation shines spotlight on outstanding students, faculty

Brock’s Fall Convocation shines spotlight on outstanding students, faculty

More than 850 graduates received their degrees and certificates from Brock this past Saturday as the University celebrated its fall convocation.

Biology prof wins award for distinguished research

Biology prof wins award for distinguished research

The 2013 Brock University Award for Distinguished Research and Creativity has been awarded to Prof. Michael Bidochka, vice-chair of the Department of Biological Sciences.

Brock researcher launches prediction model and calculator for estimating lung cancer risk

Brock researcher launches prediction model and calculator for estimating lung cancer risk

Brock University epidemiologist Martin Tammemagi is launching a calculator that will predict the likelihood of someone developing lung cancer within the next six years, as described in his research published Feb. 21 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Brock mosquito expert part of documentary on national TV this week

Brock mosquito expert part of documentary on national TV this week

A Brock University medical entomologist will be part of a new Canadian-made documentary about mosquitoes airing this week on the CBC’s long-running science series The Nature of Things with David Suzuki.

Thesis defences — Feb. 1

Thesis defences — Feb. 1

Thesis defences posted on Feb. 1.

Thesis defences — Dec. 20

Thesis defences — Dec. 20

Thesis defences posted on Dec. 20.

Learning from hostile fruit flies

Learning from hostile fruit flies

Holly May is studying fruit flies and crayfish to help understand how social experience influences behaviour.

Research café looks at wonders of bioscience

Research café looks at wonders of bioscience

The upcoming event kicks off the Mapping the New Knowledges series.

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