Porter Lab at WCRG 2018

The Porter Lab was a success at the WCRG2018 this weekend. Our lab marked presence with one of nine Rapid Fire Session presentations and had a total of 10 posters presentations from a total of 58 conference posters. One of our students received a Student Research Excellence Award for his poster presentation and a Porter Lab alumni also […] Read More

Cancer Happens – TEDx Talks

Dr. Lisa Porter was invited to participate in TEDx Talks in Windsor (TEDx Windsor), an event to stimulate conversation and connections, helping communities and organizations. One more time Dr. Porter made us proud! Here is the video of her brilliant talk.   Please leave your comment below. Elizabeth Fidalgo, Ph.D   Tweet Read More

In the spotlight – Ingrid Qemo

Out with the Old, In with the New! Biological aging or senescence is the steady decline of cellular function with age. There are a number of rationales that explain why senescence occurs, including changes in gene expression, or damage that is accumulated throughout the lifetime of a cell. Many questions surrounding how to overcome senescence […] Read More

In the spotlight – The Brain Group

What makes up a true neural stem cell? What controls its self-renewal and commitment? How is the symmetry of division regulated and kept in check? Can we pinpoint the origin of brain cancer? Questions about molecular mechanisms behind the regulation of cell fate within the mammalian brain have been fascinating scientists around the world for […] Read More

In the spotlight – Tuberin group

The research in Porter Lab is divided into 4 main groups, one research associate fellow is responsible for the projects, grants, and students into each group. I’m Elizabeth Fidalgo, Ph.D., and I’m the leader of the Tuberin group. As the group name states our group studies a protein named Tuberin. This protein is a Tumour […] Read More