News archive - September 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Survival of the fattest: Understanding the role of polyesters in root nodule bacteria

S. meliloti bacteria

Even Sinorhizobium meliloti suffers from a weight gain once in a while.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Scalable quantum computers within reach

Quantum circuitry

Quantum machine learning and artificial intelligence, quantum-safe cryptography, and simulation of quantum systems all rely on the power of quantum computing.

Friday, September 15, 2017

New professional development course on pharmacogenomics launches

Pharmacogenomics for healthcare providers: the basics

Waterloo Pharmacy’s Continuing Professional Development team is excited to announce the launch of a new online course - Pharmacogenomics for Healthcare Providers: The Basics. The CCCEP-accredited course was developed by the award-winning team at the University of Waterloo’s Centre for Extended Learning (CEL) and uses the latest innovations in online learning to provide 8.5 Continuing Education Units of content.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Physicist named as new research chair in quantum error correction

At an announcement earlier today at the Waterloo Innovation Summit, Physics and Astronomy Professor Raymond Laflamme was named the Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis “John von Neumann” Chair in Quantum Information at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

David Blowes named as Fellow of the Royal Society

The Royal Society of Canada named Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor David Blowes last Wednesday as one of 89 new Fellows from across Canada, including two other professors from Waterloo.