Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

The surprising Swiss-Army-knife-like functions of a powerful enzyme

Published: 30Sep2022

Blue-green algae (AKA cyanobacteria) have a superpower which likely helps them be highly successful as invaders of waterways. They have an extraordinary ability to store energy and nitrogen in...

Leading McGill scholars celebrated for sharing their work with the media

Published: 20Apr2022

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier has announced the 2022 winners of the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media. The prize was created to recognize exceptional scholars...

How bacteria create a piggy bank for the lean times

Published: 14Oct2021

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...

Five McGill teams awarded funding in new Genomic Integration program

Published: 21Jun2021

Today Genome Quebec announced the results of its Genomic Integration Program, Human Health Stream competition. Five McGill teams from a diverse array of fields were awarded funds, totaling nearly ...

Training the next generation of leaders in the responsible use of artificial intelligence

Published: 16Jun2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming our world in powerful ways, from improving medical care and changing the retail landscape to enabling convenient features on our smartphones. But as AI...

Six New Canada Research Chairs, and Three Renewals for McGill

Published: 15Jun2021

Today, at l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry announced investments of more than $635 million for...

Dr. Joanne Liu joins McGill University

Published: 4May2021

Dr. Joanne Liu, a Canadian pediatric emergency room physician and former International President of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is joining McGill University’s School of...

McGill researchers awarded $2.5M for COVID-19 infrastructure

Published: 6Nov2020

Five projects led by McGill University researchers are included among the 79 receiving a total of $28 million in research infrastructure support through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)...

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