We are hosting a QIIME workshop!

  Dr. Deanna Gibson (The Center for Microbiome and Inflammatory Disease Laboratory) is proud to be hosting an intensive two day QIIME workshop with QIIME master Dr. Antonio González Peña. Dr. Antonio González Peña is an expert in Computational Biology currently working as a programmer analyst at UC San Diego. In total, Dr. Peña has …

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Welcome to PhD student Natasha Haskey!

Natasha Haskey is a Registered Dietitian who received both her undergraduate and Master’s degree from the University of Saskatchewan, College of Pharmacy & Nutrition in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. It was through her Masters work, she developed an expertise in the field of gastrointestinal nutrition, specifically in the areas of probiotics and prebiotics. Natasha is a Clinical Assistant …

Welcome Dr. Douglas Morck!

Dr. Douglas Morck  is working with the Gibson Lab as a Visiting Professor. Dr. Morck, BSc, DVM, PhD, is a Professor from the University of Calgary, who is here on a year-long sabbatical working in Dr. Deanna Gibson’s research lab. He has a number of appointments, which are: Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science …

Congratulations Nijiati Abulizi on Golden Key awards!

Good news! MSc student Nijjiati Abulizi has been selected as the winner of the 2015 QS World Grad Tour Scholarship, with a scholarship award of $5,000.00 USD. This scholarship awards Golden Key members who have proven academic excellence combined with a solid range of extracurricular activities. The scholarship supports members' post-baccalaureate study at accredited universities …

Congratulations Candice Quin on CAG award!

Candice Quin received  the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology- PhD studentship award. The award will be for two years of funding to be applied during her PhD training over a period of at least two years at a value of up to $30,000; $15,000 in the first year and $15,000 in the second year. Congrats Candice!