UWindsor undergraduates sweep provincial biology competition

Fourth-year biology student Marisa Market took top prize at this year’s Ontario Biology Day when she won the Corning Award for best oral presentation overall. She competed in the cancer biology category against researchers from neuroscience and plant biology. “We have received major grants for our research and I have put in a lot of […]

Conference strives to make Windsor a cancer research hub

A University of Windsor PhD candidate presented her research findings at a conference aimed at making Windsor a cancer research hub Sunday afternoon. Bre-Anne Fifield, 27, has been tackling her PhD since 2009 and is hoping to finish her studies in biological sciences next month when she brings her breast cancer research to the thesis […]

University law professor to be given top academic honour

A University of Windsor law professor will be recognized for his work in Canadian and international legal theory when he is named a fellow with a national academy of scholars on Saturday. William Conklin was elected by his peers to be a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, whose scholars are considered to be […]

Seeds 4 Hope Community Seminar Series

Per the Seeds4Hope event page, The Windsor Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation, together with the University of Windsor and our community partners, Windsor Regional Hospital and the Windsor Cancer Research Group are very pleased to announce the inauguration of the Seeds4Hope Community Seminar Series. The purpose of the seminar series is to: -Update the community […]

Editorial comment in Oncotarget, Vol. 5, Issue 16

Published in Oncotarget, Vol 5(16), on August 30, 2014: 6554-6555, is a comment on the paper by D Lubanska and LA Porter: The atypical cell cycle regulator Spy1 suppresses differentiation of the neuroblastoma stem cell population, in Oncoscience, 2014; Vol 1: 336-348. Linked here. PDF [463 KB] is available for download at this link or […]

Editorial comment in Oncotarget Vol 5, Iss 15

Published in Oncotarget, Vol 5(15), on August 15, 2014: 5848-5849, is a comment on the paper by D Lubanska and LA Porter: The atypical cell cycle regulator Spy1 suppresses differentiation of the neuroblastoma stem cell population, in Oncoscience, 2014; Vol 1: 336-348. Linked here. PDF [651 KB] is available for download at this link or […]

Editorial comment in Neurosurgery Vol. 74, Issue 6

Published in Neurosurgery 74(6) on Jun 2014: p. N18-N19 is the comment on D Lubanska, et al. The cyclin-like protein Spy1 regulates growth and division characteristics of the CD133+ population in human glioma in Cancer Cell 2014; 25(1): 64–76. Linked here. PDF [197KB] available at this link or attached here.

Biology student to run for brain cancer research

Third-year biology student Samer Jassar spends a fair amount of time working in the lab trying to understand the various pathways that allow cancer cells to spread. This weekend, he’ll hit the pathways of east Windsor to raise funds to support cancer research, as well as for those struggling with brain tumours. “I like to […]

Why Do Brain Tumours Return? U of W May Have The Answer

Lisa Porter, left, and Dorota Lubanska look at human brain cancer cells at the University of Windsor on Thursday, January 16, 2013. University of Windsor researchers have identified a protein that causes brain tumours to return — a finding that could ultimately help save lives. Published this week in the respected U.S. medical journal Cancer […]