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April 5, 2022

Dr. Pieter Cullis named 2022 Canada Gairdner Award laureate

Award recognizes contributions to foundational technologies for the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines Former LSI Director Dr. Pieter Cullis has been named a 2022 Canada Gairdner International Award laureate for his pioneering work developing the lipid nanoparticle delivery technology that enables mRNA therapeutics such as the highly effective COVID-19 mRNA vaccines. The Gairdner Awards annually recognize scientists […] Read More


April 1, 2022

Winners of the 2022 3MT competition

Ten graduate students competed in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final on March 30th to find out who could best summarize and present years of research in only three minutes. Our graduate students, Mopelola Akinlaja (Foster Lab) and Nicolas Pereyra (Devine Lab) was selected as the finalists and one of the four winners. Second place […] Read More


March 22, 2022

Diana Vasyliuk Defended MSc Thesis

Congratulations Diana! On February 25, 2022. Diana Vasyliuk successfully defended her thesis, “Structural characterization of the yeast SAGA complex”. Diana is a trainee in Dr. CalvinYip’s Lab. Read More