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Monday, June 4, 2018

High School Volunteer Shines!

Sajeev Kohli, who spends part of his High School co-op in teh Dixon lab was recently in the news!

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/sanjeev-kohli-cancer-nanomedicine-nanoparticle-drug-carriers-biogenius-biogeneius-1.4683869

Dr Dixon and his Chilean colleagues have determined that while fish vaccinated against bacterial pathogens enjoy some protection against disease, if vaccinated fish are infected with sea lice, a common problem, the vaccines are no longer effective in preventing disease symptoms and death.

https://uwaterloo.ca/science/news/vaccines-not-protecting-farmed-fish-disease

Dr Dixon and his Chilean colleagues have determined that while fish vaccinated against bacterial pathogens enjoy some protection against disease, if vaccinated fish are infected with sea lice, a common problem, the vaccines are no longer effective in preventing disease symptoms and death.

https://uwaterloo.ca/science/news/vaccines-not-protecting-farmed-fish-disease

Thursday, January 26, 2017

VROC live event

Dr Dixon took part in a live event in which he described the work he does at a grade K-6 level and answered questions. Thanks Virtual Researchers on Call!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1whgBh8FCY

Dr Dixon's Research Group facilitated the running of the Sanofi Biogenius Challenge's South Western Ontario qualifying round on April 30th. High school students presented amazing research projects to a team of judges. See a summary of the event here:

https://uwaterloo.ca/biology/news/high-school-scientists-shine-regional-biotechnology