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In memoriam: Dr. Denis Lynn 1947-2018

The College of Biological Science extends its sincere sympathies to the family, friends, colleagues and students of Dr. Denis Lynn, College Professor Emeritus, who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 26 on Calvert Island, British Columbia.

Congratulations to the winners of the CBS photo contest 2019!

With over 50 submissions involving a broad and incredible range of CBS experiences, the winners of the photo contest have been selected. Thank you so much to all who shared their photos with us.

Researchers in blue ice-lined cave with snow-covered mountains in the distance.

First place

By: Alexander Hare, PhD student Dept. of Integrative Biology
Field season in the Yukon, exploring Kluane National Park.

CBS graduate targets STEM gender gap with science kits for girls

""Marcie Colledge, PhD, is the co-founder of Yellow Scope, a company that creates engaging and creative science kits for girls. Based in Portland, Oregon, their mission is to help close the gender gap in the STEM fields by helping to provide opportunities for curious young girls to experiment with real science.

Dr. Anne Innis Dagg and Prof. Coral Murrant

Dr. Anne Innis Dagg attends screening of The Woman Who Loves Giraffes at U of G

On February 11, 2019, the College of Biological Science (CBS) hosted Dr. Anne Innis Dagg for a screening of the film about her life and work, The Woman Who Loves Giraffes. A remarkable film that has received wide critical acclaim, The Woman Who Loves Giraffes has been inspiring audiences across Canada since it opened in Toronto last October. Dr. Dagg was accompanied by the film’s director Alison Reid and producers Paul Zimic and Joanne Jackson.
 

David Ma in The Globe and Mail discusses alcohol and Canada's new food guide

A move by Ottawa to use Canada's food guide to drill home the dangers of chronic alcohol use caught some nutrition and addiction experts by surprise, but they welcomed the tougher stance on an issue they say demands a co-ordinated strategy.

"It's sort of been the elephant in the corner of the room," says University of Guelph nutrition professor David Ma, university research leadership chair and director of the Guelph Family Health Study.

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