INN_CFI_ENB_2C_RGBThe McArthurLab receives funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation: Twelve McMaster research projects receive more than $2.4-million

 

 

fwiDr. McArthur to be a @McMasterU Learning Portfolio Fellow! Continuing the collaboration with @TweetDrD & @McMaster_MIIETL: Meet the 2015/2016 Learning Portfolio Fellows

 

 

blue301logoDr. McArthur will be spending August 2015 at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution as a Guest Investigator of Dr. Mark Hahn, continuing a long standing collaboration in ecotoxicogenomics.

 

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UnknownThe McArthur lab is proud to collaborate with colleagues in the Faculty of Science on the metabolic and transcriptional responses to human inactivity and aging under the leadership of Dr. Stuart Phillips (pictured) of the Department of Kinesiology’s Exercise Metabolism Research Group. Dr. Phillips successfully competed in Faculty of Science Call for Interdisciplinary Projects 2015 to obtain funding for this project, which also includes Dr. Martin Gibala (Department of Kinesiology) and Dr. Philip Britz‐McKibbin of the Department of Chemistry.

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dasilvaTo improve the power of Learning Portfolios to enable long-term peer-to-peer mentoring between McMaster students and alumni, this Learning Portfolio Fellowship will establish a centralized database which can be used by students to formulate effective learning and career action plans based on current and past student experiences. The research question for this Learning Portfolio Fellowship is: “Can a meta-analysis based Learning Portfolio database contribute towards the undergraduate student career action plan?” While Learning Portfolios are effective qualitative measures of student outcomes, the proposed research will analyze current portfolios and capture quantitative metrics pertaining to the courses, experiential placements, volunteer opportunities, and extracurricular opportunities obtained by students pursuing various programs and career paths. Once the meta-analysis is conducted, the database will allow students to enter search queries, which will link them to collected repositories of information on their prospective career path.

This project is a collaboration with Dr. Rosa da Silva of McMaster’s Biology Department (pictured).

imageMcMaster Innovation Showcase 2014 is an opportunity for the University to demonstrate the exciting technologies that have been developed at McMaster, feature the initiatives underway relating to entrepreneurship, and engage with the community.

When: November 12, 2014; 8:00am – 5:00pm Where: McMaster Innovation Park Atrium, First Floor

More information on Keynote address, roundtable discussion, and Open Doors can be found here.

BznF4UsCQAActU5.jpg-largeToday was the annual Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR) Research Trainee Day, a great day of presentations and posters. Congratulations to the Award Winners.

McMaster_Uniersity_Health_Sciences_entranceAndrew McArthur will be returning to academia in September 2014 to join McMaster University as the Cisco Chair in Bioinformatics and Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Read more about the McMaster – Cisco collaboration at: McMaster and Cisco collaborate to further bioinformatics research and build institutional research cloud.