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News Archive 2017

May

Challenging convention: evolutionary biologist Ford Doolittle wins Killam Prize
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Second year in a row that a Dal researcher has received the Killam Prize in the Natural Sciences.

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Challenging convention: evolutionary biologist Ford Doolittle wins Killam Prize

August

State-of-the-art tools and equipment to support discovery and innovation
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Six Dalhousie researchers have received funding for their innovative work from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), including Dr. David Langelaan.

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State-of-the-art tools and equipment to support discovery and innovation

November

Molly Appeal paves the way to precision cancer treatment
Friday, November 24, 2017
“The Fluidigm system will allow us to see what is happening within and around a patient’s cancer cells,” says Dr. Marignani.

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Molly Appeal paves the way to precision cancer treatment

Zebrafish lead Dalhousie researchers to important discoveries in prostrate cancer and leukemia
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Zebrafish have helped Dal researchers, Dr. Jason Berman, Nicole Melong and Dr. Graham Dellaire, shed light on a potentially deadly cardiac side effect of a new drug meant to prolong life in advanced prostate cancer.

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Zebrafish lead Dalhousie researchers to important discoveries in prostrate cancer and leukemia