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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Study says drugs could be developed cheaper and faster

Illustration of how DMS can identify the best isomer of quinoline that will pass through a cell wall.

Chemists at the University of Waterloo, SCIEX and Pfizer have discovered a new way to help the pharmaceutical industry identify and test new drugs, which could revolutionize drug development, and substantially reduce the cost and time drugs need to reach their market.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Waterloo’s winning iGEM team recruiting for the 2017 competition

Waterloo iGEM logo.

There’s nothing like a winning tradition: last year’s Gold Medal standing at the 2016 International Jamboree was Waterloo’s fourth straight annual win at a competition that attracts more than 270 teams from 42 countries.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Marcel Nooijen joins elite international quantum molecular society

Marcel Nooijen

Professor Marcel Nooijen was elected last month to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences (IAQMS) for his work in theoretical chemistry. He is the fourth Canadian to join this prestigious academy, three of whom are affiliated with the University of Waterloo: Professors Josef Paldus, Jiri Cizek and now Nooijen.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Tadeusz Gorecki awarded Polish Academy of Sciences medal

Tadeusz Gorecki

Last month, Professor Tadeusz Gorecki was awarded the 2016 Professor Andrzej Waksmundzki medal by the Committee on Analytical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in recognition for his contributions to the field of separation sciences.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Biochemistry student creates bonds between research and co-op

Sarah Bickers

For 3B Biochemistry student Sarah Bickers, her future aspirations after graduation weren’t always crystal clear. Thanks to her co-op work term at the McMahon Lab, she now has a better sense of what the type of work she enjoys – while making an impact in chemistry research.

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