Tiny proteins found across the animal kingdom play a key role in cancer spread

Published: 15 May 2023

Phosphatases of regenerating liver (PRLs) are a family of enigmatic proteins involved in cell growth and metabolism present in various species. From humans to fruit flies, they play a unique role...

Expert: Severe hepatitis of 'unknown origin' in children being investigated in Canada

Published: 2 May 2022

Public health officials say they're investigating cases of severe liver disease "of unknown origin" among children in Canada as global scientists race to understand a mysterious hepatitis outbreak...

How bacteria create a piggy bank for the lean times

Published: 14 October 2021

Bacteria can store extra resources for the lean times. It’s a bit like keeping a piggy bank or carrying a backup battery pack. One important reserve is known as cyanophycin granules, which were...

Better understanding of nature’s nanomachines may help in design of future drugs

Published: 30 April 2020

Many of the drugs and medicines that we rely on today are natural products taken from microbes like bacteria and fungi. Within these microbes, the drugs are made by tiny natural machines – mega...

McGill duo honoured by the Royal Society of Canada

Published: 19 September 2017

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced today that Professor Michel Tremblay (Department of Biochemistry and the Director of the McGill Cancer Institute) has been awarded the McLaughlin Medal...

Seminar: Chromatin Organization, Insulators and Long Range Interactions in the Nucleus

Thursday, April 2, 2015 12:00to14:00

               SEMINAR Everyone is welcome, but seating is limited  3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA/researchCategory: Research and innovation

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