Prof. Tami Martino

U of G Expert on Circadian Medicine to Present at International Webinar

Prof. Tami Martino, Department of Biomedical Sciences, will present at a New York Academy of Sciences international virtual conference on Monday, Nov. 2 called Frontiers in Circadian Medicine. Martino, the founding director of U of G’s Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations, will appear alongside world leaders in the circadian medicine field, including Michael Young, who was …

New Co-Directors Set Next Steps for U of G’s Comparative Cancer Centre

The Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College has appointed two new co-directors to lead the institution as it continues to take an integrated approach to studying cancer in animals and people. Profs. Michelle Oblak, a veterinary surgical oncologist and professor in OVC’s Department of Clinical Studies, and Geoff …

Prof. Shoshanah Jacobs

U of G Prof Named One of Ontario’s Most Outstanding Teachers

A University of Guelph professor has been named one of Ontario’s most outstanding teachers by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA). Prof. Shoshanah Jacobs, Department of Integrative Biology, will receive a 2019-20 OCUFA Teaching Award for outstanding contributions to improving the quality of higher education at the province’s universities. “University teaching presents us …

Prof. Thomas Sasso

U of G Expert to Help Draft Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Benchmarks 

Prof. Thomas Sasso, Department of Management, has been invited by the Centre for Global Inclusion to serve as an expert panellist to help draft the 2021 edition of the Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Benchmarks: Standards for Organizations Around the World (GDEIB). The Centre for Global Inclusion is a U.S.-based public charity that helps organizations determine strategy …

Prof. Tami Martino

U of G Expert in Cardiovascular Research, Circadian Medicine Named to Prestigious Chair

Prof. Tami Martino, a University of Guelph researcher investigating new treatments for heart disease using circadian biology, has been awarded the Distinguished Chair in Molecular Cardiovascular Research. A professor in the Ontario Veterinary College’s (OVC) Department of Biomedical Sciences and founding director of U of G’s Centre for Cardiovascular Investigations (CCVI), Martino applies circadian biology …

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University, CUPE 3913 Reach Tentative Agreement

The University of Guelph and CUPE 3913 Units 1 and 2, the union representing teaching assistants, graduate service assistants and sessional lecturers, have reached a tentative agreement. The tentative agreement now requires ratification by both parties. The University deeply values its teaching assistants, graduate service assistants and sessional lecturers and their important contributions to the …

Marketing Prof Questions Tobacco Companies’ ‘Harm Reduction’ Motives

Many large tobacco companies are marketing e-cigarette and vaping products as tools for “harm reduction,” but a University of Guelph marketing expert questions whether the aim of these public relations initiatives might really be the maximization of profits. Prof. Timothy Dewhirst, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies, wrote a recent commentary for Tobacco Control, a …

U of G Hosts Webinar Discussing Future of Live Events

What will the future business of live events look like during the pandemic? A University of Guelph webinar will tackle this question from a population medicine perspective Aug. 19 at noon. Hosted in partnership with the Sponsorship Marketing Council of Canada, the free webinar will feature Prof. Amy Greer, Department of Population Medicine, and Prof. …

Prof. Jennifer Geddes-McAlister

U of G Researcher Receives Funding to Fight Fungal Diseases

A University of Guelph microbiologist researching new approaches to fighting microbial infections will receive a 2020 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award. Prof. Jennifer Geddes-McAlister has been named one of three recipients of a Jarislowsky Fellowship – Banting Discovery Award, a one-year grant that provides up to $25,000 to support early-career investigators in addressing a health …