High school students attend UWindsor cancer symposium

Learning how to identify cancerous cells from healthy cells and understanding lab techniques for cancer research were just a few of the things more than 100 high school students got to experience Thursday at a University of Windsor one-day symposium. The fourth annual Let’s Talk Cancer symposium offered students from six area high schools the […]

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UWindsor cancer research group unveil new imaging machine thanks to Caesars Windsor donation

Researchers at the University of Windsor unveiled a high-resolution imaging machine Thursday that they say will immediately impact eight cutting-edge cancer research programs. The new FluorChem-HD2 imaging system was made possible by a $15,000 donation from Caesars Windsor through its Concerts for a Cure campaign. It can analyze DNA, RNA and protein collected from cells […]

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U of W cancer research students host open house

The Cancer Undergraduate Research and Education Students at the University of Windsor hosted local high school students on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. The event was an outreach open house showcasing final projects by Dr. Lisa Porter’s third year Cancer Undergraduate Research and Education (CURE) class. Source: Windsor Star YouTube

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Students to showcase projects in cancer research and education

An open house event Tuesday will showcase projects by students in biomedical sciences professor Lisa Porter’s third-year course, Cancer Undergraduate Research and Education. During the semester, the students learned about advancements in cancer research, participated in community outreach events, and received guest lectures by experts in the field. Each student focused on a particular area […]

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UWindsor chemist designing molecular tubes for biomedical applications

Imagine a nanoscopic device that can be implanted in your body to slowly release medication and that self-destructs when it’s done. A UWindsor chemist is working on such a breakthrough, thanks to a $110,000 US grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund. John Trant proposes making molecular tubes from organic petroleum byproducts. A […]

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Research could offer new hope to leukemia patients

A UWindsor biologist’s research into fighting life-threatening infection aims to give new hope to leukemia patients receiving bone marrow transplants. Munir Rahim is investigating how to boost natural defences to cytomegalovirus. The virus, which as much as 90 per cent of the world’s population carries with no symptoms, can be deadly for people with compromised […]

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