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.
Seventeen medical students from across the country have been recognized by the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) for their community leadership, superior communications skills, and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge.
Researchers and students from Dalhousie’s School of Biomedical Engineering have been pushing the boundaries in brain cancer treatment. Led by Dr. Jeremy Brown, the team has designed the world’s first high-resolution endoscopic surgical and imaging probe.
Dalhousie’s Riley Arseneau is one of eight promising, early-career data scientists to have been named a recipient of the inaugural Health Informatics & Data Scientist Awards, funded by the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network (MOHCCN).