John Trant, PhD

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Windsor Dendronized enzymatically-resistant carbohydrate vaccines for treating lung cancer Therapeutic vaccines incorporating sugar molecules could provide new cancer treatments. Because...

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Kyle Biggar, PhD

Department of Biology, Carleton University Identification of new substrates of the histone methyltransferase enzyme, SMYD3, and their implication in lung cancer development Lysine methylation plays a critical role in the development of many human...

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Adena Scheer, MD

Department of Surgery, St Michael’s Hospital, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and the University of Toronto Cross-cultural communications in breast cancer treatment Dr Adena Scheer (Photo: St Michael’s Hospital) Among minorities...

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Jeanette Boudreau, PhD

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University Directing natural killer cell cytotoxicity to the tumour’s susceptibilities Natural killer (NK) cells are white blood cells that kill tumours. The potential of each NK cell to...

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Alexandre Douplik, PhD

Physics Department, Ryerson University Surface-enhanced Raman fiber sensor for endoscopic early detection of tumor-related biomolecules in gastroenterology The goal of the project is development of surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy fiber probes...

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Michelle Scott, PhD

Department of Biochemistry, Université de Sherbrooke Characterization of a novel function of small RNAs in alternative splicing Michelle Scott, recipient of a 2012 Banting Research Foundation grant The process of alternative splicing allows the...

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