News Archive

June 14, 2006

PhD Graduate Applies High-Tech to Immune Studies
It’s not hard to imagine Jennifer Gardy hosting a television science program. The diminutive PhD graduate in molecular biology and biochemistry is attractive, charming, a great communicator and, above all, intelligent – she’s one of two SFU graduate students to win a Governor General’s gold medal for superb academic performance... read more

June 7, 2006

Biochemist takes on technology
PhD graduate Jennifer Gardy, whose field is molecular biology and biochemistry, is the second Shrum medal recipient... read more

April 20, 2006

SFU Research Takes Aim at Kidney Disease
New funding will help Simon Fraser University cell biologist Lynne Quarmby in her search for ways to slow the onset of polycystic kidney disease (PKD)... read more

November 9, 2006

Sequencing sea urchins
SFU molecular biology and biochemistry professor Bruce Brandhorst is one of 200 international scientists who have successfully sequenced the DNA genome of a sea urchin... read more

September 25, 2006

Fighting bio-terrorism with its own kind
An SFU spinoff company, Burnaby-based Twinstrand Therapeutics, has won a $2.2-million, two-year American contract to develop an antidote to ricin poisoning... read more