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News and Research Highlights


October 2016

Congratulations Dr Kirk McManus, the 2016 winner of the University of Manitoba Graduate Student Association Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship Award! It is the only award given by the GSA for teaching.

Drs Saeid Ghavami, Marshall Pitz, Thomas Klonisch, and Hugo Bergen were awarded an Health Sciences Centre Foundation grant to study whether statins, cholesterol lowering medications, sensitize glioblastoma cells to death to provide possible new future therapies for glioblastoma patients.

Dr Myal's latest publication "From Breast Cancer Biomarker to Immune Modulator—Novel Insights from Knockout Mice" is featured on the cover of the journal DNA and Cell Biology! http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/dna.2016.3472

September 2016

Congratulations Dr Afshin Raouf, recipient of the Excellence in Graduate Teaching in The University of Manitoba's Department of Immunology.

The fall edition of the Wave magazine features an excellent article on our CLL cluster and how this new model of collaboration benefits patients and researchers. Thanks to Research Manitoba for arranging the article, and for the cluster money!
http://www.wrha.mb.ca/wave/2016/09/cancer-control.php

It is time for submissions to the Simon and Sarah Israels Graduate Thesis Prize consisting of $2000 for the best thesis by a graduate student at RIOH. All graduate students whose supervisors hold appointments as a Senior Research Scientist or Research Affiliate Scientist at RIOH and who have successfully completed a program of studies leading to a Master or Ph.D. degree at the University of Manitoba in the academic year prior to the granting of the award (Sept. 2015 – Aug. 2016) are eligible for this prize. Please submit three unbound copies and an electronic copy to the Research Office by October 14.



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