2021 Undergraduate Theses – Antonio and Jared

Two of our awesome undergraduate students are sharing their projects and experiences during their time in our lab. Check here to read the first post about our 2021 undergraduate students. Evaluation of the cell cycle regulation in Tuberin knockout cell lines Tuberin (TSC2) and its binding partner hamartin (TSC1) are tumour suppressor proteins that regulate […]

2021 Undergraduate Theses – Kate, Kim, and Sami

Our 2021 undergraduate students have done wonderful work presenting their research results at the Ontario Biology Day, UWill Discover, and our Undergraduate Research Colloquium. Our lab has faced many challenges during this past year, the pandemic has tested our limits in many ways, but we are keeping up with our outstanding research projects. We had […]

2020 Undergraduate Theses – Benita, Emily and Fatima

We are sharing with you three undergraduate theses from our students that graduated this year. We had a total of six students completing their theses, you can check the others here. Identifying Molecular Markers of Progression to Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer An estimated 9,000 Canadians are diagnosed with bladder cancer each year making it the […]

2020 Undergraduate Theses – Isabelle, Maheen and Nick

This year we had 6 students completing their undergraduate thesis, the so-called 420’s thesis students. Sadly, they couldn’t present their results at our yearly department colloquium because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Three of these students are sharing the highlight of their work in the Porter Lab. Isabelle joined Porter Lab in 2017 as a volunteer […]

Porter Lab in quarantine – part 4

Today our star is the awesome Isabelle Hinch. She finished her undergraduate studies this spring and is starting the M.Sc. thesis in the fall in our lab. She has many co-stars in her video, including her cute pets and some of our fabulous undergraduate students. Just in case you missed: part 1, part 2, and […]

Porter Lab in quarantine – part 2

We have more videos to share with you! Our undergrads are sharing a little bit of their routine during the COVID-19 quarantine. Click here to check out part 1. The first video is from Nick, a student in the Breast research group that will start a Master thesis in September to continue his exciting research […]

Porter lab in quarantine – part 1

Part of the world has stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our lab is still pretty active during this time. We aren’t at the bench doing experiments, but we are at home working on papers, grants, catching up with our scientific reading and trying to release the stress of this difficult time by being creative […]

Summer Students

The fall term is starting today at the University of Windsor. We had wonderful and productive summer in our lab. Some of our great research projects were carried on by summer students. This year we hosted 6 undergraduate students and 1 medical student. Three of the undergraduate students had an NSERC – USRA fellowship award […]