Lab expansion

At the beginning of September, I took delivery of three new, bright-eyed and bushy tailed graduate students. Dave Curran recently completed his MSc here in Calgary. Dave's working on gene family evolution in parasites. Keyu Li is new to Canada, having completed her BSc at China's Agricultural University. She's building on Ivan Kryukov's summer project … Continue reading Lab expansion

NSERC CREATE programme

Over the summer seven faculty here at the University of Calgary discovered that we'd been awarded one of the prestigious NSERC CREATE programmes. Worth a wee bit under $2million, we are charged with setting up a graduate training programme in host-parasite interactions.┬áIn addition to the Calgary based stake-holders (see below) the programme involves a number … Continue reading NSERC CREATE programme