‘Exquisitely tailored’ molecules – made at U of T – hold great promise for deadly ignored cancers, says researcher Patrick Gunning

27 Feb 2017 - 12:05pm
Patrick Gunning talking to Eugenia Duodu in a chemistry lab

U of T Mississauga professor Patrick Gunning is at the forefront of a tectonic shift in the fight against cancer. As head of the new Centre for Medicinal Chemistry, his research may well halt some of the deadliest and rarest forms of the disease, including cancers of the blood, brain and breast.

Mississauga Academy of Medicine fêtes outgoing director

24 Feb 2017 - 1:49pm
Pamela Coates

The Mississauga Academy of Medicine celebrated the academy’s inaugural and founding director Dr. Pamela Coates at a reception on the U of T Mississauga campus on Feb. 23. Coates, who held the position for two terms, steps down at the end of February.

'Good Things Come in Pairs' : UTM research shows enzymatic partners drive chemical reactions

21 Feb 2017 - 9:44am
fluoroacetate dehalogenase

New research from the University of Toronto Mississauga suggests that good things come in pairs when it comes to chemistry.

Now you see it: Video tutorials help with undergrad science review

17 Feb 2017 - 11:52am
A man and woman examine a sweet potato in a science lab

If your Reading Week includes plans to hit the books a little harder, you might consider an alternative study aid—videos.

Sexual Statistics: Studying the intimate relationship between narcissism and satisfaction

13 Feb 2017 - 9:43am
Lisa Day

If you learned that your next-door neighbours were having sexual relations more frequently than you and your partner, would it bother you?

Three U of T Mississauga researchers set out to understand how people view their sex lives in comparison to those of others and discovered that sexual narcissism colours the way people make and view those comparisons.

“For some people, those comparisons are pretty influential,” said Lisa Day, a PhD candidate at UTM.