On a sunny spring day in 2016, Yana Eglit tucked herself away in the lab where she works to earn her PhD in biology. She peered down the eyepieces of a microscope, examining a soil sample she picked up while on a hike near Halifax a few weeks before. She was investigating the microbial species present in the dirt when an unusual movement caught her eye.
Dalhousie is home to four of the newest Canada Research Chairs announced by the Government of Canada. Established 18 years ago, the Canada Research Chairs program supports and attracts the world's best researchers in the fields of engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities and social sciences.
More than 1,200 people converged on Halifax's new convention centre on Saturday night, filling the grand ballroom to capacity for a long-anticipated evening of celebration to mark Dalhousie Medical School's 150th anniversary.
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