Posts Categorized: News 2017

$5.7M GAPP funding for Professor Mahadevan and team

Professor Krishna Mahadevan’s group will receive $5.7M from the Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) – Round 8. The funds will support a project entitled, Genomics Driven Engineering of Hosts for Bio-Nylon. Currently, nylon is made from petroleum. While the process…

Advice to first-year students

Maclean’s recently asked students, academics and business leaders — including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario’s first Chief Scientist Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME) — for advice to help future first-year students. Read what they had to say.

U of T Engineering Holiday Gift Guide 2017

A build-it-yourself robot kit, a revolutionary pressure cooker and a first-of-its-kind universal hex key are just a few of the items — all designed by U of T Engineering alumni and students — that we feel should be on everyone’s…

Molly Shoichet named Ontario’s first Chief Scientist

University Professor Molly Shoichet (ChemE, IBBME) has been appointed Ontario’s Chief Scientist. “[Shoichet] is one of the top biomedical scientists in the country, with in-depth knowledge of Ontario’s research community,” said Reza Moridi, Ontario’s Minister of Research, Innovation and Science.…

Solar fuel breakthroughs from U of T

Making fuel out of polluted air, using it to power industry, and then taking the emissions from that industry back out of the air to create more fuel – it sounds too good to be true. But while there are a…

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