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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.

Upon learning of his untimely passing, Dr. Lynn’s current and former colleagues at the University of Guelph expressed admiration and gratitude for his leadership, collegiality, sincerity and his passion for teaching and learning science.

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CBS student wins Innovation Guelph's 2018 Start Up of the Year

Congratulations to biochemistry major Kenna Whitnell, founder and CEO of Altilis Beauty, which was awarded Innovation Guelph's 2018 Start Up of the Year!

Altilis Beauty is a skincare line made with environmentally responsible products. They are commited to transparency of the traceability of their ingredients, the ethical conditions in which the business operates as well as continuous efforts to preserve the global environment.

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G. Magnotta Lyme Disease Research Lab receives donation from Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario

On June 15, Dr. Melanie Wills, Director of the G. Magnotta Lyme Disease Research Lab, received a generous gift of over $4,000 from the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario. For the past few months, members of the FWIO have been hosting educational programs and raising funds to support research leading to better diagnostics and treatment for Canadians. Their contribution is greatly appreciated.

About the G. Magnotta Lyme Disease Research Lab:

Application Deadline (May 1, 2018): Abell Pest Control Scholarship in Pollinator Research

Abell Pest Control Scholarship in Pollinator Research 

The Abell Pest Control Scholarship in Pollinator Research is awarded to a student registered in any program conducting research in Pollinators, with a preference for those studying bees. Selection will be based on the strongest research potential in pollinators.  

Apply by May 1 to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Awards Committee (grschol@uoguelph.ca) with a research proposal no longer than two pages outlining your research and a CV. 

Application Deadline (May 1, 2018): Abell Pest Control Scholarship in Lyme Disease Research

Abell Pest Control Scholarship in Lyme Disease Research 

The Abell Pest Control Scholarship in Lyme Disease Research is awarded to a student registered in any program offered by the College of Biological Science or the Ontario Veterinary College or the Ontario Agricultural College conducting research in Lyme disease.   

Apply by May 1 to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Awards Committee (grschol@uoguelph.ca) with a research proposal no longer than two pages outlining your research and a CV. 

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CBS Wins 2017 United Way Education Division Spirit Award!

In December, the College of Biological Science was awarded the 2017 United Way Education Division Spirit Award for their outstanding support and enthusiasm. The College would like to extend a big thank you to everyone who supported the College's campaign events and a special thank you to our department volunteers for their dedication and enthusiasm! 

2017 Teaching Award Winners with the Dean of CBS

Congratulations 2017 Teaching Award Winners!

Congratulations to our 2017 CBS Teaching Award winners! On December 14th, 2017 the College of Biological Science awarded 4 outstanding individuals for their contributions to teaching and student success.  Thank you to the Awards Committee and nominators for recognizing the dedication and effort put forth by these leaders and role-models. 

 

2017 CBS Teaching Excellence Award was presented to Dr. John Zettel in recognition of his outstanding contribution to education and the student experience. 

 

2017 First Year Dean's Scholarship Award Recipients with Dean Jonathan Newman

Congratulations 2017 CBS Award Recipients!

On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 College of Biological Science hosted the 3rd annual CBS Student Awards Banquet in honour of our CBS award recipients. Joined by staff, faculty and generous donors, the College honoured CBS undergraduate and graduate students for their outstanding achievements in research, academics and community service. 

Congratulations to all of our awards recipients!

 

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