Biology

Biology professor Dennis Higgs doing front crawlBiology professor Dennis Higgs is part of team that will traverse the north shore of Lake Erie on Saturday to raise awareness of issues affecting the health of the Great Lakes.

Professor to brave waves in support of lake health

Biology professor Dennis Higgs will swim 14 km along the shore of Lake Erie on Saturday as part of a team raising awareness about the lake’s health.

Jan CiborowskiBiology professor emeritus Jan Ciborowski, pictured here during fieldwork in the Turkey Creek wetland, has received a lifetime achievement award from the International Association for Great Lakes Research.

Professor emeritus honoured with lifetime achievement award

Biology professor emeritus Jan Ciborowski has received a lifetime achievement award from the International Association for Great Lakes Research.

Munir RahimBiology professor Munir Rahim is leading a research team analyzing swabs taken from patients infected with COVID-19 for proteins released by immune cells in the lungs. The proteins could offer early warning that patients could suffer severe respiratory complications.

Specialized instrument to enable tracking of tumours

Professor Munir Rahim says a new imager that can track fluorescent and luminescent cells will aid research in a range of biomedical fields.