News Archive

October 29, 2009

New technology revolutionizes cancer research
Research expertise at Simon Fraser University has helped scientists at the B.C. Cancer Agency’s (BCCA’s) Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) accomplish a world first, using the latest generation of genomic sequencing technology... read more

November 30, 2009

Fiona Brinkman among Canada's 100 most powerful women
Simon Fraser University microbiologist Fiona Brinkman was named today to the 2009 top 100 list of Canada's Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network, a Toronto-based professional development agency... read more

May 8, 2009

SFU prof helps combat deadly flu viruses
A Simon Fraser University professor is part of a research team that has developed a new computational weapon that will destroy influenza viruses such as H1N1 (swine flu) and H5N1 (avian flu)... read more

September 11, 2009

Genome sequencing furthers pine beetle and cancer research
A research team co-led by Simon Fraser University professor Steven Jones has developed a new way of sequencing genomes... read more

April 7, 2009

River research among projects to receive CFI funds
SFU geographer Jeremy Venditti is spending his days in Mission mapping the velocity of the Fraser River - data that will help him better understand the makeup and dynamics of the river’s bottom... read more

March 23, 2009

Science undergrad Canada's top co-op student
A Simon Fraser University student whose accomplishments are catching the attention of international scientists is the third SFU student in the last seven years to be named one of Canada’s top co-op students... read more