Discover MITACS, unique research and training programs

Are you looking for your first opportunity in the Canadian industry? If you are a current or potential graduate student or post-doctoral fellow, please join this IWIS event with MITACS. In 2010-2011, Mitacs partnered with 650+ companies and 54+ universities across Canada, supported 1290+ research internships, and offered 143 workshops involving 2800+ participants! DATE: Tuesday, […]

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SCWIST Members in the News: Time for women to explore new career horizons

Anna Stukas, Past President of SCWIST was invited to give the keynote speech at the Minerva Foundation WomenIn™ Education Awards Lunch at the end of September and was subsequently asked to write an opinion piece on women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for the Vancouver Sun. Click here to read the full article. Congratulations Anna!

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October 2012: “Junk DNA” is not junk

DNA is the abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid that is arranged into chromatins, in which the DNA is structurally compacted by proteins.  DNA carries genetic information of all known living organisms including humans. The flow of genetic information is that DNA is transcribed into RNA (transcription) driven by transcription factors and then translated into proteins (translation), […]

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