Entries by stan

Catie Ivy wins the Scholander Award from the American Physiological Society

Congratulations to Catherine Ivy of the Scott lab for winning the Scholander Award at the 2015 Experimental Biology Meeting in Boston. The award is given to the student with the best poster in the Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section of the American Physiological Society. The meeting hosted over 14,000 attendees from March 28-April 1.

New species of frog found on remarkable island gives birth to live tadpoles

The tiny island of Sulawesi in Indonesia is known to scientists as a hotspot of biodiversity, a remote pocket of ecological treasures that is home to a rare species of fanged frog first discovered in the late 1990s. After years of documenting its evolution, an international team of scientists has now revealed it is the […]

World’s smelliest plant blooms at McMaster

The world’s smelliest flower is in bloom at McMaster’s Biology Greenhouse. The Amorphophallus Titanum – better known as the corpse plant – is only expected to be in bloom for up to three days. It’s just the third known flowering of the plant in Canada, and it may not bloom again for another 10 years. […]

The 2nd Annual Biology Graduate Research Day was a great success

We thank everyone for their participation and attendance. The following awards were presented…   George diCenzo (3rd Prize – Oral Presentation) Tamzin Blewett (2ndPrize – Oral Presentation) Lindsay Keegan (1st Prize – Oral Presentation) Dr.Bhagwati Gupta, Associate Chair, Biology Graduate Studies Shaiya Robinson (3rd Prize – Poster Presentation) Angus Ho (2nd Prize – Poster Presentation) Sheridan Baker (2nd Honourable […]