Porter Lab on the News

Our lab has been featured on CTV News! The reportage covers the collaboration between researchers and clinicians in Windsor and how this teamwork is helping cancer patients in our community. Check the link below to watch the videos.   Windsor-area researchers and doctors collaborate in search of a cure for cancer       Tweet Read More

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 Breast Group

Cancer is a complex disease, and the process towards the discovery of a cure is itself complex. It is a step by step process that builds upon previous discoveries and fitting together the pieces of the puzzle until we get a complete picture. We work at understanding cancer at the most basic level, at understanding […] 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