Monthly Archives: June 2015

NSERC awards almost $50 million to U of T researchers

Funds will accelerate work relating to nano systems, memory and more June 23, 2015 | Terry Lavender University of Toronto researchers have received almost $50 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) to study topics ranging from sustainable aviation fuel to mapped circuitries of the human brain. U of T faculty and students… Read more »

IBBME professor honoured with UHN Inventor of the Year Award

June 23, 2015 | Jelena Damjanovic                                 Professor Milos Popovic (IBBME) has been named the recipient of the University Health Network (UHN) 2014 Inventor of the Year Award for his creation of MyndMove, a non-invasive device that delivers electrical stimulation to paralyzed… Read more »

Eavesdropping on the body: new device tracks chemical signals within cells

June 24, 2015 | Tyler Irving Biomedical engineers at the University of Toronto have invented a new device that more quickly and accurately visualizes the chemical messages that tell our cells how to multiply. The tool improves our understanding of how cancerous growth begins, and could identify new targets for cancer medications. Throughout the human body,… Read more »

Molly Shoichet Symposium on Innovations in Regenerative Medicine

June 9, 2015 In commemoration of Molly Shoichet‘s recent rank to University Professor, the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering hosted the Molly Shoichet Symposium on Innovations in Regenerative Medicine on June 4, 2015. The event brought in celebrated scholars from the field, including Shoichet’s long-time friend David Mooney,… Read more »

Eight U of T engineers inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

June 5, 2015 | Carolyn Farrell Eight members of the U of T Engineering community have been inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). Professors Kamran Behdinan (MIE), Greg Evans (ChemE), Vladimiros Papangelakis (ChemE),Michael Sefton (ChemE, IBBME) and Jim Wallace (MIE), along with alumni Pu Chen (MIE MASc 9T3, PhD 9T8) and… Read more »