News and Stories

A diabetes drug promotes brain repair — but it only works in females, U of T study shows

September 11, 2019 | Accounting for sex differences could be key for the development of better treatments as drug shows promise for brain repair in females only.

Building the perfect restoration

September 5, 2019 | Multidisciplinary team awarded five year, $1M project grant to develop a new filling material

This U of T Engineering innovation makes implants safer, and is attracting new investment to Toronto

September 3, 2019 | Global chemical company Evonik will maintain presence in Toronto after acquiring part of U of T spinoff Interface Biologics, Inc.

Four IBBME faculty members received promotion

July 22, 2019 | Dr. Margaret Hai-Ling Cheng, Naomi Matsuura, and José Zariffa were promoted to the Associate Professor rank, and Dr. Julie Audet was promoted to the Professor rank.

Microrobots to change the way we work with cellular material

July 8, 2019 | In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers in the lab of Professor Aaron Wheeler have demonstrated a novel and non-invasive way to manipulate cells through microrobotics.

U of T Engineering professors and alumni honoured by Canadian Academy of Engineering

June 21, 2019 | Professors Milos Popovic (IBBME) and alumni Jeffrey Karp (IBBME PhD 0T4) are two IBBME members inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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Sep
23
Mon
12:00 pm Regenerative Engineering: Enabli... @ RS412
Regenerative Engineering: Enabli... @ RS412
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presenter Dr. Guillermo Ameer Abstract Regenerative engineering is the convergence of advances in materials science, physical sciences, stem cell and developmental biology, and translational medicine to develop tools that enable the regeneration and reconstruction of... Read more »
1:00 pm The OPTIONS Program – Apply by M...
The OPTIONS Program – Apply by M...
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm
The OPTIONS Program – Apply by Monday September 23 at 1 pm! Are you curious about careers outside the academy? Not sure what career is right for you? Take a deep dive into career planning... Read more »
Sep
25
Wed
6:00 pm LSCDS Career Seminar – Science C... @ Medical Science Building Room 2172
LSCDS Career Seminar – Science C... @ Medical Science Building Room 2172
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
In collaboration with Science to Business Network, LSCDS is excited to invite you to our first career seminar of the year on Careers in Science Communications! On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, please join us from 6:00-8:00PM in Room 2172 of the... Read more »
Sep
26
Thu
10:00 am The Second Annual Optics & Photo...
The Second Annual Optics & Photo...
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am
The SPIE & OSA student chapter at UofT is excited to invite you to our second annual student conference in optics and photonics. Abstracts are now being accepted for oral and poster presentations from student... Read more »
6:00 pm Mentorship for Young Scientists:... @ Galbraith Building (GB) room 303
Mentorship for Young Scientists:... @ Galbraith Building (GB) room 303
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Abstract:  In this lecture, I will try to convey a feeling for our course on “Survival Skills for Scientists” . This is a graduate course designed and developed in my department, in which we give... Read more »
Oct
2
Wed
12:00 pm Rana Sadat Fahim Hashemi and IBB... @ Red Seminar Room
Rana Sadat Fahim Hashemi and IBB... @ Red Seminar Room
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Event Name: Graduate Seminar Series: Clinical Stream Graduate Seminar Series for the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME). This day is for clinical stream presenters. Location: Red Seminar Room – Donnelly Building Presentation Title:... Read more »
1:00 pm Lectures at the Leading Edge | S... @ MYHAL MY150 | 55 ST. GEORGE STREET
Lectures at the Leading Edge | S... @ MYHAL MY150 | 55 ST. GEORGE STREET
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
DO ACTIVE CLASSROOMS MATTER? There has been a race to build active learning spaces, and particularly spaces that are heavily technology enabled. At the University of Toronto there are several major projects of this nature... Read more »