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Honouring Truth and Reconciliation at U of G

Learning the truth about the effects of colonization and the residential school system and engaging in reconciliation is a shared responsibility.  As a place of higher learning, we have an obligation to educate on this tragic reality of Canada’s history and to work toward addressing the ongoing colonial legacy of residential schools.

Guelph iGEM Team Ties for 1st at iGEM Mini-Jamboree at Concordia U

The team presented their research project at the iGEM mini-jamboree held at Concordia University and their presentation was ranked first place (tied with Queen’s University) in the event. The min-jamboree is an event where iGEM teams in the region can meet, present their work and share ideas. Be

New Larger, More Accessible McLaughlin Library Entrance

The McLaughlin Library is pleased to announce the completion of its new entrance. Facing onto Johnston Green and featuring eight doors, including two accessibility entrances, and a vestibule three times larger than the previous one, the new entrance was built to easily accommodate a greater volume of library visitors. READ MORE

iGEM Team Awarded the 2022 iGEM Impact Grant

Teams that participate in the iGEM Competition are pioneers of synthetic biology, and these grants will empower 2022 teams to secure funding for impactful projects in reacting to climate change, enhancing human health, improving agriculture production and food security, scaling up the sustainable industrial production, and many other critical challenges.  READ MORE...

Dr. Rebecca Shapiro to receive a CRC in Microbial Functional Genomics and Synthetic Biology from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Two UofG exceptional emerging researchers have received a total of $1.2 million in federal funding under the prestigious Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program. 

Dr. Rebecca Shapiro, MCB, will receive a CRC in Microbial Functional Genomics and Synthetic Biology from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council.

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