The ROI on DNA: Gene Editing a Game Changer for Farmers

Published: 28 November 2023

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency recently approved gene editing for use in breeding new crop varieties, meaning plant breeders can now apply the technology to their work. Gene editing has the...

4 o' Clock Forum: Understanding the molecular oxygen paradox

Thursday, November 30, 2023 16:00to17:00

Progress in Understanding the Molecular Oxygen Paradox: Defining how mitochondria generate hydrogen peroxide for cell signaling and the redox regulatory mechanisms used to control its production...

4 o' Clock Forum: Genomics-assisted breeding in cereals

Thursday, October 19, 2023 16:00to17:00

Genomes to Fields: Genomics-Assisted Breeding in Cereals...

Bravo gala honours McGill’s winning researchers and scholars

Published: 6 June 2022

On May 18, 97 laureates were celebrated at the Bravo 2022 gala, an event honouring McGill researchers and scholars across disciplines who won special awards, memberships, and prizes during the...

What makes certain groups more vulnerable to COVID-19?

Published: 3 December 2020

What makes the elderly and people with underlying conditions more vulnerable to COVID-19? According to a new study led by McGill University researchers, clues can be found in the proteins involved...

Plant Science researcher recognized by Canadian Society of Plant Biologists

Published: 1 August 2018

Congratulations to Professor Jaswinder Singh, Plant Science, who received the 2018 Canadian Society of Plant Biologists C.D. Nelson Award....

The discovery that could shake up the beer industry

Published: 3 January 2018

Jaswinder Singh can hardly contain his excitement when talking about TLP8, a useful protein he discovered in barley. “It could revolutionize the brewing industry,” said the associate professor at...

Crafting better beer

Published: 10 July 2017

In a study published recently in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, McGill University researcher Jaswinder Singh and co-authors describe a new protein that could greatly improve brewing.

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