Mark Lautens to receive honorary degree from the University of Guelph
On October 15, 2016 Prof. Mark Lautens will give the convocation address and be recognized with the honorary degree Doctor of Science, honoris causa from the University of Guelph.
The University of Guelph confers honorary degrees to recognize extraordinary achievement, and to honour individuals whose accomplishments demonstrate both a transformative impact and standard of excellence such that they provide, through example, inspiration to graduates of the University and to the University community. The Doctor of Science is awarded for significant and extraordinary contributions to academic life, knowledge or society in the areas of pure and applied science, and/or social science.
Faculty Position: Assistant Professor in Toxicological Chemistry
The University of Toronto invites applications for one joint tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry (51%) and the School of the Environment (49%). The appointment is in the area of Toxicological Chemistry (Environmental, Biological, Analytical), and will commence on July 1, 2017.
For more details and application information, please visit Careers at U of T.
New Centre for Medicinal Chemistry to launch at University of Toronto Mississauga
Thanks to a $7-million donation from Mississauga-based Orlando Corporation, the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) is establishing a new interdisciplinary Centre for Medicinal Chemistry. The centre will focus on the development of new compunds that target cancer and other diseases by interrupting specific biological processes while avoiding harm to normal cellular functions. Professor Patrick Gunning is one of four principal investigators at the new centre, who will partner in medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, cancer biology and stem cell biology.
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