Janpix Inc., co-founded by Patrick Gunning, launches with $22 million in funding to advance cancer therapies

11 Oct 2017 - 10:47am
Professor Patrick Gunning

Professor Patrick Gunning, a medicinal chemist whose lab at the University of Toronto Mississauga is revolutionizing how cancer-killing drugs are produced, has signed a $22-million investment deal for Janpix, an oncology-focused startup that he co-founded. The investment came from Medicxi, a European venture capital firm.

Deep Dive: UTM prof studies ancient trade routes in Cyprus

6 Oct 2017 - 12:52pm
Two SCUBA divers examine a stone

Many of us dream of spending the summer on the water, but for U of T Mississauga archaeologist Carrie Fulton, it’s just another day on the job. The assistant professor of historical studies recently completed the first season of field work in a three-year study of an ancient marine site off the coast of Cyprus. Fulton and her five-member research team conducted daily dives in the Mediterranean Sea searching for signs of ancient trade routes.

When Getting a Job Is Mission Impossible

3 Oct 2017 - 11:27am
 U of T Mississauga sociology prof David Pettinicchio

When Kate Welsh, a 29-year-old artist and educator applies for a job, she faces more than the usual trepidation about whether there will be an interview and an offer of employment at the other end of an inherently competitive process. Welsh (MEd 2017) has a physical disability as well as a chronic illness that flares up from time to time, which means she always has to gauge when, in the process, she should disclose her conditions: in her cover letter or resumé, via a call prior to an interview or even just when she shows up for the meeting.

It was 50 years ago today

29 Sep 2017 - 11:28am
Ken Luckhurst and Ishveer Malhi walk through CCT

When U of T Mississauga first opened, deer and rabbits easily outnumbered the beautiful woodland campus’s 155 students.

U of T named Canada’s most innovative university

29 Sep 2017 - 9:08am
Man looking at plants

The University of Toronto is Canada’s most innovative university, according to an independent survey of top global post-secondary institutions by media giant Reuters.