Congratulations goes to Taqred Alnakhli on successfully defending her Master’s thesis, “Computational Insights into Sulfur-Crosslinking Enzymatic Mechanisms”, on Mar. 29, 2018! We hope you learned a lot and enjoyed your short time in the Gauld Group and wish you the best of luck on your next step in life (PhD?).
Professor Jorge Llano, a previous post-doc of the Gauld group and currently teaching at MacEwan University in Edmonton, visited the group for three weeks in June. His wealth of computational and physical chemistry knowledge has been invaluable for the group. Professor Llano is also quite the avid Coke Zero fan. Hopefully Coca-Cola takes notice and sponsors this “research” of sorts. Thank you for your visit. We hope you will come back again in the future.
Mohamed spent his last day in the Gauld group on June 23, 2017. Thanks for the cake, Dr. Mohamed. Good luck with your post-doc in Lethbridge.
Julio Peironcely offers some wonderful insights and advice into the expectations of students pursuing graduate studies and what they should expect in return. His article is featured on the Next Scientist blog (one of the recommendations!). Check it out here.
Congrats to Travis DeWolfe for successfully defending his Master’s on June 13, 2017. The Gauld group wishes you luck wherever life may take you.
Congratulations to Mohamed Aboelnga on a successful Ph. D. defense on June 9, 2017. He will be continuing with post-doctoral research in Lethbridge. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.
Congratulations to John Luo for a successful defence and completion of his undergraduate Honours degree.
This year’s 3 minute thesis competition brought 12 finalists to compete for the opportunity to present their research at the provincial level (and a nice $1000 cash bonus!). Travis was able to defeat his foes with his talk, Supercomputers Against Superbugs. Congratulations Travis for winning 1st place! He will go on to present his talk at the University of Waterloo on April 12. Good luck.
Congratulations to Marcus Deans, our grade 10 volunteer for being featured in a recent article, Grade 10 trying to solve riddle of Zika virus, in the Windsor Star. His research led him to discover 14 potential inhibitors for Zika virus replication garnering him a finalist position at the Sanofi Biogenius competition. We wish him best of luck on April 6.