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Hemimastix kukwesjijk

'Little ogres' found locally indicate a new branch of eukaryotes in the tree of life. Department of Biology in collaboration with the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.
Article published in Nature

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The teaching award is awarded by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Dalhousie University in recognition of excellence in teaching in undergraduate biochemistry and molecular biology courses. Dr. David Byers (left) is the recipient of this year's award.

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