Installation of incoming Vice-president and Principal to be held Oct. 20

8 Sep 2010 - 4:01pm

Vice-president and principal Hargurdeep (Deep) Saini will be formally installed in office at U of T Mississauga Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m.

The ceremony, which will be held in the gymnasium of the Recreation, Athletics and Wellness Centre, will feature an academic procession, speeches and a reception to welcome Saini to U of T Mississauga and the Mississauga community. Platform guests will include Her Worship Hazel McCallion, Mayor of Mississauga; U of T President David Naylor and Chancellor David Peterson.

The making of molecules

20 Aug 2010 - 9:15am
Photo of Patrick Gunning behind lab counter with beakers.

For Patrick Gunning, an assistant professor in U of T Mississauga's Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, working with molecules to develop innovative cancer therapeutics has been a driving force behind his work for the past six years. Now with an Early Research Award (ERA), which secures a significant sum of $150,000 from the Ministry of Research and Innovation, he has funding to further explore this area with the project, Developing Novel Uba1 Molecular Therapeutics: Suppressing the Side-Effects of Aggressive Chemotherapy.

Cellular-scale superheroes

17 Aug 2010 - 3:43pm

Tiny cancer-fighting superheroes are released into your blood stream. Their mission: to target a specific gene involved in over half of all cancers, interfere in the growth of cancer cells and eventually eradicate cancerous tumours - all with minimal side effects.

High honours in the humanities

13 Aug 2010 - 12:00pm

U of T Mississauga professor Shafique Virani, an expert in Islamic studies, is a recipient of a Ministry of Research and Innovation's prestigious Early Researcher Award.

Shafique Virani, a professor in the Department of Historical Studies at U of T Mississauga, is soaring to new heights with his innovative project, Journey to the Roof of the World: The Travels of Pir Sabzali in Central Asia, which recently helped him garner a Ministry of Research and Innovation's prestigious Early Researcher Award (ERA).

U of T takes on Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s University Challenge

11 Aug 2010 - 9:59am

U of T pride will be on the line Oct. 3 as the university hosts the annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure for the first time on its St. George and Mississauga campuses.