Dal Med student and recent Science alum Ariel Provo knows what it's like being underrepresented. That's why she has volunteered with Dal-based Imhotep’s Legacy Academy since 2020, aiming to assist in closing gaps and disparities that exist with for students of African heritage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Dr. Jon Bailey, a Nova Scotia Health regional anesthesia specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine at Dalhousie University, has set out to make surgery and pain management in space a reality.
Dr. Nelly Amenyogbe, a research fellow in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie, is a recent recipient of the Canadian Institute of Health Research’s (CIHR) Research Excellence, Diversity, and Independence (REDI) Early Career Transition Award.
Recently, a new type of virus — dubbed ‘mirusvirus' — was discovered by analyzing the data collected by researchers. It was determined to be ubiquitous in sunlit oceans and to share genetic similarity with both herpesviruses and so-called giant viruses.
The Research in Medicine program, now in its tenth year, is a longitudinal and self-directed course where students learn about research, and design and develop a research project over the course of their undergraduate studies. A requirement for graduation, the goal of RIM is to instill a high level of critical thinking and create a culture of inquiry among learners.
Recently, two board members from Saunders Matthey Cancer Prevention Foundation had an opportunity to meet with graduate students in Beatrice Hunter Cancer Research Institute’s Cancer Research Training Program.